All posts by Gordana Liddell

Burlington Quiz: How well do you know your city?

Here’s a fun little time killer, full of arbitrary questions and interesting facts. I learned quite a few things putting it together, hopefully you can learn some good stuff, too. See how many you can

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Booooo-rlington!

Most of us who celebrate Halloween don’t overthink its origins or meaning, nor do we take it too seriously.  It’s a night of fun and make believe. So on that note, may I just state that Burlington

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WEEKEND EVENTS: AUGUST 18 – 20, 2017

The big event taking place this weekend is the Burlington Children’s Festival! It’s an enormous party celebrating all that it means to be a kid: music, shows, balloons, cartoon characters, bouncy

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WEEKEND EVENTS: AUGUST 11 – 13, 2017

If you dig jazz, this is your weekend! Some cool cats with mean chops gonna lay down some tunes, sure to make you snap your cap. It don’t take no scratch…it’s all free at the BPAC Plaza. So check

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WEEKEND EVENTS: AUGUST 4 – 6, 2017

Musings from a dog walk. I took my faithful buddy out for his evening constitutional last night. It was almost dark and yet still hotter than the peppers that Peter Piper picked. The cicadas were cicada-ing,

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WEEKEND EVENTS: JULY 28 – JULY 30, 2017

I am disproportionately upset at the fact that our beloved beach is closed due to high water levels. I don’t know about you, but I feel cheated out of my 2 or 3 months of beach season; to be able to

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WEEKEND EVENTS: JULY 21 – JULY 23, 2017

When I was a kid, a food truck meant french fries or ice cream. That’s it. They were not gourmet, and yet they were always busy. I don’t know if it’s because it felt sinful to be eating something

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WEEKEND EVENTS: JULY 14 – JULY 16, 2017

We sure hope you are enjoying your summer so far! Burlington has so much to offer this time of year. Go out on the town, down by the waterfront, or up on the escarpment. Head over to a farm and pick some

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WEEKEND EVENTS: JULY 7 – JULY 9, 2017

The dog days of summer. So hot, you can delight in the lazy pace made necessary by the fact that we simple can not move any faster. It’s like nature telling us to slow down and have a drink. Sadly, the

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WEEKEND EVENTS IN BURLINGTON: JUNE 30 – JULY 2, 2017

It’s the Sesquicentennial!! THIS is what we are celebrating. And THIS is how we are celebrating! Go out and pay tribute to your Canada! Put on your funny headband, have the barbeque, jump off the dock,

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WEEKEND EVENTS IN BURLINGTON: JUNE 23 – 25, 2017

“I wonder what it would be like to live in a world where it was always June.” –L.M. Montgomery Summertime. Hot days, warm evenings, open windows, and local produce. Strawberries are finally ready!!

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WEEKEND EVENTS IN BURLINGTON: JUNE 16 – 18, 2017

Take Dad out this weekend! It’s Father’s Day! Though…there are surprisingly fewer organized events specifically geared toward Father’s Day as compared to Mother’s Day. I don’t know why dads

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WEEKEND EVENTS IN BURLINGTON: JUNE 9 –11, 2017

Ahhh the summer music festival. A moment in time when you can let your hair down and throw on that old band t-shirt, no matter who you are (or what year it’s from). It’s okay. No judgement. We love

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