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John Cairns: Profile

Many Miracles: the John Cairns story of Tragedy and Triumph BY SHARON HARRISON Most individuals don’t get the opportunity to climb a mountain in a lifetime; some try and are unsuccessful, but most don’t even try. Belleville resident John Cairns tried and made it. On August 7, 2016, he successfully summited Mount Kilimanjaro in east Africa, the world’s tallest free-standing mountain at almost...

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Bistro '67

Field-to-fork fine dining at Bistro ’67 in Whitby Nestled in the heart of Whitby, Bistro ’67 offers guests a memorable field-to-fork dining experience within Durham College’s (DC) award-winning W. Galen Weston Centre for Food (CFF).  With stunning views of lush fields and gardens and a diverse and flavourful menu, it’s no wonder diners’ reviews placed Bistro ‘67 on two of OpenTable’s top...

Sybil Frank Gallery

A visit to Sybil Frank Gallery Wellington…seeing the Light. Caroline Williams. I must confess I had failed to observe the very existence of the Sybil Frank Gallery for the mere six years it has been open: an inexplicable lapse requiring immediate corrective action. Whilst occupying a prominent position at 305 Main Street, it should be noted that the entrance is to be found on West Street. The...

Michael Pinkus: Holiday Wines

Michael Pinkus… Some of 2019’s Best County Wines For this column is, I hit The County highways and bi-ways twice this year hoping to cobble together a top five list of wines for this time of season – something you can ensure to have on hand to impress relatives and guests coming over to experience the best of The County and how far The County has come quality-wise. Quickly my list expanded from...

Kingston Royal Rugs - Traditional restoration and repair by a master

For a chosen few, finding a career, one that can be described as anything but work, must be celebrated as an achievement. Having been immersed in a craft, a culture and a lifestyle that comes from a place of tradition doesn’t happen to many in a lifetime, and it doesn’t happen by accident. David Bakhshi acknowledges the opportunities that present themselves daily, knowing he was put here to...

O’Hara Mill Homestead Stepping back in time

What was pioneer life like in the early 1800s in rural eastern Ontario? How did folks live, how did they earn a living, and what did they do for fun? Step back in time with the O’Hara family, where a visit to the O’Hara Mill Homestead and Conservation Area will include a history lesson and a taste of nature at its finest. Conveniently located in Madoc, half-way between Ottawa and Toronto close to...

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