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Brief book review: A Visit from the Good Squad by Jennifer Egan

This book focuses on two main characters: Bennie, an aging music producer, and Sasha, his one time assistant. Their pasts are revealed in a series of chapters that read more like short stories. The story and characters are interesting, the book is well written and easy to follow, despite the unconnected chapters. Fascinating look at …

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Hamiltons Of Pelham: Art of the World

Written and Photographed by: Megan Pasche “The beauty of this type of art, is how you interpret it,” says Dick Hamilton, who along with his wife Janet, owns Hamiltons of Pelham, an art gallery smack dab in the centre of the cute little town of Ridgeville. It’s evident straightaway that they are both very passionate …

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Locally Grown Superfoods: Niagara’s Bounty

By: Megan Pasche Superfoods have become a bit of a buzzword in the last little while, but that doesn’t negate the fact that they are called that for a reason: they are foods that are said to have extraordinary health benefits and that are rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. A lot of times, you …

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Locally Grown Superfoods: Niagara’s Bounty

By: Megan Pasche Superfoods have become a bit of a buzzword in the last little while, but that doesn’t negate the fact that they are called that for a reason: they are foods that are said to have extraordinary health benefits and that are rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. A lot of times, you …

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World Wonder: How Niagara became “The Falls”

By Mariana Bockarova Along the international border between Canada’s Ontario and the American state of New York lies Niagara Falls — a remarkable natural wonder celebrated by millions. The renowned Falls is an astonishing arrangement of multiple waterfalls, comprised of the Horseshoe Falls, found on the Canadian side, which are 2,600 feet (792 m) wide …

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Things That Go Bump in the Niagara Night…

Written and Photographed by: Megan Pasche Ghost stories scare and fascinate me all at the same time, and the ghosts of Niagara-on-the-Lake are no exception. Whenever I sign up to head out on a ghost tour, I am usually feeling a combination of fear and anticipation. For something that I find fairly terrifying, I seem …

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