All posts by James Gike

Lakeshore Coffee House – Stop in for a Cup!

I’m not going to try and make this a generation article about how we forgot to stop and take in what’s around us. Nope; it’s about a coffee house.  Not just any coffee house though.  Lakeshore

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Christmas Collage Lights up Rotary Pond

It couldn’t have been a better night to see a little magic on ice at Rotary Pond.  The Mercedes-Benz Christmas Collage Ice show was set against a beautiful backdrop of falling snow Friday night. Performers

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Dinner Tonight?

It’s Saturday! How about we go for dinner tonight? Mythos Greek Cuisine & Wine Bar will blow you away with tastes from the Mediterranean. Their unassuming façade in a strip mall on the south side

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The battle for Pearson rages on

The value of a school to its community is all too often understated. There is a palpable tension in Lester B Pearson High School community. Members of the Save LBPHS community group held their first public

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Conflict on the Water

From east to west, Burlington’s Waterfront has raised several issues of contention within the community.  Various groups have continued to butt heads on a number of issues regarding access, environmental

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Burloak Waterfront Park Master Plan

The City of Burlington has been pounding the pavement in order to improve existing green space in the city. Mayor Goldring has acknowledged that Burlington has grown out to the point of green space becoming

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The FROZEN GOOSE

** feature image c.MLH Productions ** The Canadian Mental Health Association defines Post Traumatic Stress Disorder as follows: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental illness. It often involves

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Exciting times in Aldershot

There’s a fierce sense of community in the Village of Aldershot. “Anyone who comes from Aldershot will tell you they’re from Aldershot, not Burlington.” The words of Aldershot Business Improvement

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Seven Sports, One Night, All for a Great Cause.

One night, seven sports, an amazing backdrop and a host of unbelievably talented young performers; that’s right, the Mercedes-Benz Christmas Collage Ice Show is back! We just want to achieve no boundaries The

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Make Winter Great Again

It only seems fitting that we write our first winter themed post the first day with snow in the forecast (Sunday)! While there’s nothing wrong with indoor living this winter, we encourage you to get

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Burlington in the palm of your hand

The City of Burlington may soon have its own unique smartphone app. In turning to the community, they hope to get an idea of what a practical app could look like. Kwab Ako-Adjei is the Senior Manager of

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Attention Foodies: Culaccino Bar & Kitchen is here

There’s something about Culaccino that will make you feel right at home. Culaccino is the new resident of the beautiful, round, windowed building on Brant.  It was only by chance that my wife and I

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Burlington High Schools Under Review

The Halton District School Board has launched a Program Accommodation Review or PAR to examine seven high schools in Burlington.  So far there have been a handful of options tabled, one of which includes

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