The long holiday weekend - what would you like to do?

A 7 year old aboriginal boy demonstrated using hoops at the Brant Day event at LaSalle Park

By Pepper Parr August 1st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s summer, time to relax get outside and enjoy what the city has to offer. Burlington […]

It was the failure to communicate - something that can be fixed with a three minute conversation.


By Pepper Parr July 27th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette was able to get some background information on the organizational mess within Sound of […]

Can the Sound of Music even take place without the volunteers - they don't think so. They are not happy campers.

SOM 2012 crew marking for set up

By Pepper Parr July 25th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a lot of buzz, a lot of questions and very few answers on what […]

Sound of Music volunteers are demanding a meeting with the Board of Directors - why was Miller fired and who is running the operation day to day?

Brant street getting ready

By Pepper Parr July 23rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Generals sometimes haven’t a clue as to what is going on within the ranks. And […]

Free car show - hidden price - road closures

Wall to wall card Nfty 55

By Staff July 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   You didn’t think there wasn’t a price for all the free car gawking on Brant Street on […]

Car show on Brant Street this Saturday 10 - 4

Car show - model T

By Staff July 3rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Downtown Car Show in support of the Burlington Lions Club is a celebration of the […]

Sunday - Canada Day - a packed schedule on the edge of the lake.

Many people see the Terry Fox run as a unique thing that happened in Canada and was the result of one Canadian's supreme effort.  The Canadian flag just seems to be a part of the event - and there were plenty of them handed out.

By Staff June 30th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington has always made a big deal out of Canada Day. Every municipality does something but that […]

The candidates for Mayor set out the broad brush strokes of their campaigns.

By Pepper Parr June 29th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Round two of the race that will determine who will be Mayor of Burlington on October […]

New owners take possession of Lakeshire Coffee House July 1st.

Hofman scooping BEST

By Pepper Parr June 29th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   If you’ve been to Spencer Smith Park – you’ve been to the Lakeshore Coffee House. Sue […]

Do flags make a difference?

Pine and Pearl flagsd

By Staff June 29th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Do flags make a difference? Last year the building on the corner of Pine and Pearl was […]

Las Vegas is not the only place for high class gambling - many great locations across Canada.

roulete wheel

By Steve Marks June 27th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   If you are looking for a location that offers high-class gambling and an equal combination of […]

For your listening pleasure - the Sound of Music Saturday line up.

Sound of music - from stage

By Staff June 16th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Plan your weekend. There are things other than the Sound of Music to attend. Why bother – […]

Mayorality candidates launching their election drive and fund raising events. You get to choose the winner.

city hall with flag poles

By Pepper Parr June 16th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayoralty candidate Marianne Meed Ward is holding her first large fund raising event on June 21st […]

Canada Day Celebration Road Closures, July 1, 2018

SoM fireworks

By Staff June 13th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The city has upgraded the information they make available on road closures during the Sound of Music […]

Kool cars on display at the RBG on the 18th - bring your own if want.

Cars - Lesloe Remax June 18

By Staff June 13th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Cruisin’ For a Cause is a family friendly event and the unofficial start of Summer in Aldershot […]

Sound of Music Club Series will be live in the city this evening - three locations.

SoM logo 2018

By Staff June 13th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Sound of Music is a lot more than an event that takes place over the Father’s […]

Sound of Music road closures.

Road closure sign

By Staff June 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Sound of Music Festival will result in road closures Friday, June 15 to Sunday, June 17. […]

Pauline Johnson public school opens two time capsules - prepares material for a third.

Time capsules

By Pepper Parr June 11th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the schools 50th anniversary and something the community wanted to celebrate. The vision came […]

Andrea Horwath visits the Burlington NDP office.

Andrea with senior

By Pepper Parr June 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON This article has been slightly revised. It wasn’t a stop in the original plan for the campaign. […]

The Adele Songbook coming to Burlington.

Adele song book logo

By Staff June 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   If you are an Adele fan – and it is hard not to be – there is […]