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Beach Grove Golf & Country Club Centennial: Beginning

n the July 9th edition of the newspaper, a small blurb appeared on the front page, titled “Name is Changed by Country...

Doing the Impossible

The school day in autumn 2020 begins as it has for generations: standing for the playing of the national anthem...

The Bike Boom

In the last few months, swarms of cyclists have taken to the streets, taking advantage of the summer weather to enjoy...

June 27th Miracle Project

Residents, community leaders and local businesses came together to participate in the June 27th Miracle Project—the...

Queens and Crowns

On Saturday, June 22nd, 2019, the 17th Annual Independent Music Awards show were hosted at the Symphony Space...

The Emirate of Dubai

With its futuristic skyscrapers casting a fantastical cityscape, Dubai, glimpsed through a shimmering sunset sinking...

Family Feud Canada

On December 16th, 2019, the Canadian Broadcasting Centre (CBC) premiered their own version of a classic American game...

Sleep In Heavenly Peace

“No kid sleeps on the floor in our town.” That’s the motto of Sleep in Heavenly Peace, an international organization...

Nolan Martin

An artist from an early age, Nolan always expressed himself through a wide variety of ways. “I like doing everything,”...

Writing Home for the Holidays

Interesting people from past Windsor Life articles have sent holiday letters to let our readers know what they are...

The Soulshakers

‘The Soulshakers’….an energetic party band that grew out of brotherly love! The year was 1996. Brothers Tony and Carmen...

N. Glenn Perrett

New Book Provides a Comprehensive Look at our Province’s Greatest Natural Resources Story by Michael SeguinPhotography...

Look Who’s Cooking at Home

“I’m fairly certain my mom invented fusion dining. Growing up, every special occasion meal included dishes representing...

Laughing and Breathing

During these dark times, one Windsorite is determined to provide some sunshine. Josie LoPorto Freeborn is a 44-year-old...

Preventable Fires

This holiday season, the greatest gift you can give your family is safety. For the last several years, Windsor Fire and...

Inspiration and Education

The Miceli’s are an exceptionally close family of six. There’s the parents, John and Rita, the eldest Lauren, there’s...

The Gift of Family

In September 2020, newlyweds Chantelle and Terrence Hurst opened their hearts to six orphaned siblings ranging in age...

Last Call

How far would you go to save a stranger’s life? That’s the central question posited by Gavin Michael Booth’s feature...

Mia Tannous

Momentum is a powerful thing, Mia Tannous explains. And over the last five years, Mia has taken advantage of her...

Bridging Past and Present with Art

It will be like a scene from a modern-day fable: over the next two years, images of an indigenous hoop dancer, a bear...

Writing Home For The Holidays

Windsor Life checks-in with the people at the center of some of our most interesting past stories.

Let Yourself Shine

Tera Gillen-Petrozzi’s Big Brother Canada audition tape sums it all up: “My name is Tera. I’m 37. I’m from LaSalle...

Look Who’s Cooking At Home

Readily admitting “I love to eat but I’m not someone who was gifted with the joy of cooking or really even any skill...

Fighting Spirit

When you enter the ring, local fighter T.J. Laramie states, everything has a way of melting away. “You could never...

Adventure Begins

On Thursday, July 4th, Alley Begin and her husband Marcel set off for unknown shores. Metaphorically, of course. Alley...

Bronze Finish

A few months ago, Windsor’s medical community was dealt a staggering blow when the bust of Jeanne Mance was stolen from...

Alison Schumacher

When asked to describe the sensation of figure skating, Alison Schumacher sparkles. “It’s indescribable,” Alison admits...

Passion and Emotion

The Essex County War Memorial/Cenotaph at Windsor City Hall Square has seen many November 11th remembrance ceremonies...

Spirits of the Past

The Donnelly Massacre took place at midnight, on January 4th, 1880, when the local vigilance committee stormed the...

Jody & Billy Raffoul

Billy Raffoul was nine years old the first time he stepped onstage with his father, local rocker Jody Raffoul.

Tyrone Crawford

Every kid who plays a sport dreams about becoming a professional athlete. Windsor native, Tyrone Crawford, made the leap across that almost impossible threshold, playing nine years in the NFL for the legendary Dallas...

Let Yourself Shine

Tera Gillen-Petrozzi’s Big Brother Canada audition tape sums it all up: “My name is Tera. I’m 37. I’m from LaSalle, Ontario. I’m a Mom of two and a Spin Instructor. My personality is a lot of extra! I am loud! I am...

Rockstar Fantasy Camp

“It all goes back to my Dad,” Rob explains. “He played an old guitar on an amp. I remember being three years old and listening to him play all the old Johnny Cash songs. I remember thinking to myself, ‘Wow, I’d love to...

Darren Jones

Windsorite Darren Jones first moved to Chicago at the age of 30 to pursue a corporate career. What he did not anticipate, however, was the career that was about to start pursuing him.

Innovative Community

“My older brother took the Biomedical Engineering Technology program as well,” Bryce explains. “I used to look over his projects whenever he would bring them home. Coming out of high school, I wasn’t exactly sure what I...

Around Sharp Corners

For two-time Olympian 800-metre runner Melissa Bishop-Nriagu, the finish line is never at the end of the track. It lingers just beyond your reach, right past your body’s limits.

The Cheap Handyman

New Book Chronicles Home Improvement Misadventures Story by Michael SeguinPhotography by Brian Harris According to local author Brian Harris, for the first couple years after he retired, he just did whatever he...

Biggest Cheerleader

“When I was 14, I saw my first Detroit Red Wings game in Florida,” Heather recalls. “We had gone down to Tampa Bay to visit my grandparents. This would’ve been March 1999. We saw the Red Wings play the Tampa Bay...