All posts by James Gike

Wooden Wonders: Rustic Designs by Rich

Sometimes in life you just have to take the risk.  That’s a big part of small business, people making that move into being self-employed.  A lot goes into that decision, and it could come at any time. Such

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Burlington looks to expand Blue W program

***Feature Image is courtesy of bluew.org*** Healthy Kids Burlington wants you to fill up on the go! As part of the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care’s plan to improve physical activity and healthy

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Paradiso: Burlington Foodie Staple

Paradiso in an upscale Mediterranean eatery with classical roots; located on the corner of Pine and Martha in the heart of downtown Burlington this eatery has become a foodie staple. Having undergone a

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State of the City Address 2017

Entrepreneurship and growth were topics of note in the Mayor’s State of the City Address last week. Nearly 400 people packed into the Burlington Convention Centre to hear Mayor Rick Goldring set his

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A Bigger, Better Beer Fest?

This weekend was the fourth Annual Burlington Craft Beer Festival.  Some of the best and brightest in craft brewing took over the Holiday Inn Friday and Saturday. After the summer edition of Beer Fest

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Family Friendly Fun in February!

***Feature Image Courtesy of healthykidsburlon.ca*** Five family friendly fun things to do this February; say that ten times fast. Just a joke friends! But in all seriousness here’s five family friendly

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Taste of Burlington 2017

Burlington’s culinary tour de force kicked off in style Tuesday night. 375 hungry foodies poured into the beautiful Performing Arts Centre to celebrate the launch of Taste of Burlington 2017. Changing

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Art Attack

We’ve spoken to Public Art Coordinator Angela Paparizo several times over the years. Which there have been no complaints here over, as that means that Burlington’s Public Art program continues

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A new look for Nelson Pool

Things are going to look a little different at Nelson Pool in the coming months. After an inspection prior to opening in the summer of 2015 revealed the tank structure was corroded beyond repair, the future

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Halton Women’s Place: Giving a Voice to the Voiceless

Since 1980, Halton Women’s Place has been fighting domestic abuse through an amazing network of support. Counselors help women through what Head Fundraiser Carmella Bozzo says are “The most dangerous

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From MP to Minister: Karina Gould

**Feature Image Courtesy of kgould.liberal.ca ** Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet underwent a shuffle last week.  The move was in preparation for incoming US President Donald Trump.  One noteworthy

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Burlington Celebrates 150 years of Canada

2017, Canada’s 150th year.  Celebrations kicked off around the country at the stroke of midnight on January 1st. Big cities are often reserved for the grand events. But this year, smaller ones like

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Rolling Horse: Two Wheels and a Dream

What started as a few talented bike mechanics setting up small repair clinics throughout the community, has grown into a thriving shop providing bikes to those in need. Humble Beginnings Rolling Horse

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