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The long and storied history of James Reid Furniture, older than Canada and now in its fourth generation is no stranger to print media. Though obviously an unusual and rare story of survival and thriving during changing times, successfully riding the vicissitudes of outrageous fortune, through wars and economic depressions, our focus will be David Reid’s take on the current state of the furniture...

A conversation with David Reid of James Reid Furniture - 5.0 out of 5 based on 1 vote

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Chez Piggy has been a mainstay of Kingston’s buoyant restaurant scene for longer than most people can remember. Now affectionately ensconced in the public psyche as just “the Pig,” its mellow limestone walls and outdoor patio continue to provide a perfect place for romantic dinners, celebrations with family or a night out with friends. Flavour profiles are inspired by exotic travels around the...

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You might think that to see art works of the highest quality would require international travel or at the very least a journey to a major population centre like Ottawa, Toronto or Montréal to visit the Art Gallery of Ontario, the National Gallery of Canada or the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal. Perhaps you’d be surprised to learn that you would be wrong? What if I told you that you could...

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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...

John Cairns: Profile - 4.3 out of 5 based on 7 votes

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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...

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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...

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