Poetry Slam comes to an end after an 11 year run in Burlington.

Dan at last Slam

By Staff July 19th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A phase of the incredibly interesting life Tomy Bewick has lived came to an end Thursday evening […]

Burlington Heights is in Hamilton - it's where British troops who fought the Americans during the war of 1812 were stationed.


By Staff July 19th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   While this is a Hamilton event – it is really interesting for Burlington residents; a Burlington Heights […]

Jazz on the Plaza in August - Best entertainment offering in the city in August

Amanda Martinez @ BPAC Plaza, Burlington Downtown Jazz Festival

By Pepper Parr July 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It is close to the best entertainment offering during the summer – the Performing Arts Centre […]

Call put out for indigenous artists to submit ideas for outdoor art for the transformed Brant Museum

Indigenous 3 at ground breaking

By Staff July 10, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington has invited Ontario-based Indigenous artists or Indigenous-led artist teams to submit an Expression of Interest to […]

Vision to Focus (V2F) the next big leap of faith sets out five priorities and the action to be taken to achieve them.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr July 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It is not bed time reading but if you find at some point that you don’t […]

Last performance of the Poetry Slam - July 18th at the Nuvo.


By Pepper Parr July 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   What do you mean – it will be the final Poetry Slam. Final as in FINAL? […]

Area residents became Canadian citizens on Canada Day during a ceremony at the Gazebo.

Citizenship head lineup

By Staff July 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The event took place in the Gazebo in Spencer Smith Park. It was one of the quieter […]

Burlington opera diva, who is also the Mayor, will be performing in the seat of a Smart Car - you don't want to miss this event.

MMW with Burchill

By Pepper Parr July 2nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   She doesn’t tap dance and despite the view of some in the city she doesn’t walk […]

Canada Day has something for everyone - Spencer Smith Park is the place to be.

Canadian flag

By Staff July 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   With nice weather it is one of the best ways to spend a day outdoors and enjoy […]

Make the Freeman Station one of your stops on the First of July

Freeman Junction sign BEST

By Staff July 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON The invitation says it all. You can skip the dignitaries and tour the station. allow an hour – […]

RBG: Canada Day weekend includes early roses, garden tours and live entertainment.

RBG gardens - lots of colour

By Staff June 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There are loads of things to do on Canada Day – the Royal Botanical Garden wants you […]

Shakespeare returns to the Rock: Twelfth Night in a way you’ve never seen it before.

12th Night

By Pepper Parr June 27, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Trevor Copp has been directing his take on various Shakespeare plays at the RBG Rock Garden for […]

Former city manager has taken to tweeting about some of his Burlington experiences - Ms Hersh is reminding him of some of the details.

Ridge 4

By Pepper Parr June 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The cheek, the nerve. The man manages to get himself bounced out of his job – […]

Politicians decide they want to ensure their finger prints are all over whatever Civic Square is going to look like.

Fig 3

By Pepper Parr June 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They came looking for a little bit more money and left with marching orders to do […]

A new deal - green in colour focuses on the need to adapt to climate change quickly.

Green - climate change graphic

By Jan Mowbray June 24th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   What is a Green New Deal? It isn’t a plank in the Green Party platform. “The […]

Great strawberry season predicted - lousy Canada Day from the province - Burlington will celebrate but no Strawberry Festival.


By Staff June 24, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The province sent out a media release advising that the first fruits of the season are now […]

Antique and hot wheels car show on Brant - July 6th: Road closures

Car show - yellow hot rod

By Staff June 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It is an occasion to wander down Brant Street, meet with friends, maybe do a little shopping […]

Anna Golding awarded the 2019 Art in Action scholarship.

Art in Action scholarship

Photo caption: By Staff June 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Art in Action’s 17th annual Studio tour takes place Saturday, November 2nd and 3rd. Fairview […]

Pan handling gets a solid debate - can't outlaw it.

Pn handling sign

By Pepper Parr June 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   City council will meet this evening and pass bylaws making legal the numerous recommendations that were […]

Be mesmerized by the brilliant colour combinations of the iris collection at the RBG Laking Garden.

iris 2 rbg

By Staff June 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Be prepared to be mesmerized by the brilliant colour combinations of the iris collection at the Royal […]

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