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Autumn 2012

Volume 18 Number 3

Main Street Moxie - Feminine verve and know how are a main stay on Main Street. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Main Street Moxie

Sep 13, 2012 | Julie Suzanne Pollock | Community

Feminine verve and know-how are a mainstay on Main Street, learn how women retailers revive downtowns.

Jeff Brown and Kathleen Henning preserved the elaborate Victorian mouldings and trim in the recent renovation of their apartment above Henning Salon. Photo by Rosemary Hasner.

Living the High Life

Sep 13, 2012 | Tony Reynolds | Back Issues

Behind the Victorian façades above Broadway lives a lofty community devoted to the many delights of downtown living.

Eleanor, her brother Howard, and her Eaton’s Beauty Doll, playing on the first-floor roof at the rear of the hotel, overlooking the barns. Photo Courtesy Eleanor Mcmillan Jamieson.

Memories of Broadway

Sep 13, 2012 | Tony Reynolds | Back Issues

The creamery was where The Banner is now. Every two weeks Mom would send me over to pick up three pounds of butter and a large can of buttermilk.

Dinah Christie and her husband, photographer Robert Warren, met in the early seventies and have lived at their 1832 farm in Holstein for four decades. Photo by Rosemary Hasner.

Dinah Christie: Popcorn, Pauline & Skinny Dipping

Sep 13, 2012 | Bernadette Hardaker | Arts

The producers were stunned. “I told them I’m buying a farm. I didn’t realize at 28 I was just supposed to be having fun.”

PAMA: Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives

Sep 13, 2012 | Signe Ball | Back Issues

Learn about the four historic buildings at the corner of Main and Wellington in Brampton’s old downtown.

Beth Grant, lampwork beads / Sassafras Artistic Designs, jewellery ~ Union Rope

It’s Art Season in Headwaters

Sep 13, 2012 | Signe Ball | Back Issues

Headwaters Arts Festival Show & Sale featuring more than 50 local artists.

Filmmaker Michael McGowan, his new film Still, is about a house builder and premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival this month. Photo by Ken Woroner.

Filmmaker Michael McGowan Constructs a House and a Film Career

Sep 13, 2012 | Marc Glassman | Arts

The long driveway winds through fields and trees, a small flock of birds – blue jays, cardinals & finches – flies up into the bright afternoon sky.

Headwaters Midwives: Ushering in New Life

Sep 13, 2012 | Johanna Bernhardt | Community

One of the most popular reasons women are drawn to midwifery care is because it allows low-risk mothers the option of giving birth in the hospital or at home.

Shelburne Public Library has just won second prize (behind Halifax but ahead of all other major Canadian cities) in TD Bank’s Canada-wide assessment of “best summer reading programs.”

Your Public Library is Hot!

Sep 13, 2012 | Ken Weber | Back Issues

Once upon a time the public library was like a cathedral, where patrons came and went in reverent silence. Not anymore. Today’s library is action central.

Letters – Our readers write: Autumn 2012

Sep 13, 2012 | In The Hills | Back Issues | Departments | Letters, Our Readers Write

I thought In The Hills was just a magazine about B&Bs and real estate, but when I took a closer look, I really liked it and saw how passionate many people are about the issues in the area, especially environmental ones.

Whales, wheat and Wonderland

Sep 13, 2012 | Douglas G. Pearce | Back Issues | Countryside Digest | Departments | Environment

Alice’s True Adventure “There was never a March Hare, a Cheshire Cat, or a hookah-smoking caterpillar. The mushroom upon which the caterpillar sat, however, is real. The iconic Amanita muscaria,…

Shot cups, porcelain, Shino & copper glazes, ash runs, wood fired, 2.75"

Kim Harcourt

Sep 13, 2012 | Signe Ball | Back Issues

Check out Kim’s work this fall on the North of 89 Studio Tour and at Holiday Treasures, Dufferin Country Museum.

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