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Artistic Approach

Five skilled weavers in Nepal sat side by side weaving for an entire year to craft a 9’ by 12’ rug commissioned for a...

Beach Grove Golf & Country Club Centennial: Today

“The fact that this business has existed for one hundred years is truly amazing,” says Aidan Blunt, General Manager of...

Rising Star

Chelsey Danfield’s life changed forever when her grandfather bought her a bedazzled jean skirt with a matching vest...

The United Snakes

It’s hard to believe, but one of Windsor’s oldest and most established bands is still going strong….and mostly with its...

Canada Blooms

Are there more birds in your neighbourhood now? Has the birdsong always been so joyful? When did that little feisty...

Boys vs Girls

Windsor, one could argue, is a city of misconceptions. One of the most common being that it is not a fertile community...

The Tea Party

Thirty years ago, on June 29th, 1990 the Tea Party was born at The Coach and Horses in Windsor, Ontario.

Colleen Reaume

For Colleen Reaume, the new Executive Director of the Hospice of Windsor and Essex County, it all started with a...

A Team of Volunteers

When the COVID-19 pandemic landed on the world with both feet, citizen volunteers immediately launched into action...

Writing Home For The Holidays

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

Recovered Artifact

They say that those who forget their history are doomed to repeat it. A quaint sentiment. But, as always, the truth is...

The Bike Boom

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

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...

Golf Oscar Tango

Interesting how we can live near someone, learn about them through casual conversation, and then one day realize: “My...

Craig Forget

The Geometric Tree is, like all great art, immediately arresting. And not easy to describe. An oak tree emerges from...

Kelli Koski

While working for the University of Windsor’s Faculty of Education, Kelli Koski instructed the Leadership Experience...

Indomitable Spirit

It all started with a lamb named Charlotte. Lauren Edwards is Windsor and Essex County’s own personal Doctor Dolittle...

Strength in Numbers

“It is better to light a candle than to curse thedarkness.” That simple, profound statement has been alternately...

A Depth of Colour

When it comes to her work, Lorraine Moon finds herself fielding the same questions over and over again. Specifically:...

A Gentle Spirit

It’s difficult to summarize a soul as loving, as humble and as radiant as Windsor’s Chad Predhomme. But, after his...

The Dynasties & The Three

Bob Turner is a self-described “basketball junkie.” Bob first started playing basketball in high school before going on...

Yvonne Pilon and Sarah Davidson

Few individuals embody Windsor’s entrepreneurial spirit more completely than friends Yvonne Pilon and Sarah Davidson.

The Best Kind of Positive

People with courage and creativity are finding ways to make the best of this unprecedented situation by taking positive...

Beach Grove Golf & Country Club Centennial: Early Days

On Saturday, February 26, 1927, sometime around 7 o’clock in the morning, a fire started in the Beach Grove Clubhouse...

Taking Care of Your Mental Health

Three projects have arisen to support the mental health of those who are suffering: the University of Windsor Brief...

Fighting Spirit

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

For The Fallen

From 5 am on May 29th to 9 pm on May 30th, you might catch a glimpse of him. At first glance, he might not draw too...

The Generosity of Betty Nixon

Saint Thomas Aquinas once wrote that, “Charity brings life again to those who are spiritually dead.” If that is the...

Alison Schumacher

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

Corona Virus Came To Town

Children’s author, Pam Stradeski’s latest book, Corona Virus Came to Town, has the deceptively simple title of a fable.

Barbecues and Buddha

East meets West in a Lakeshore backyard, where the large family can unwind together with yoga in the Zen garden or kick back on Muskoka chairs and roast sausages over the firepit. Savvy landscape design enables them to...

The Sky Is The Limit

The razor hum of wings slicing through the air with the precision of finely tuned blades. The reverberating, bone-rattling buzz of compact, powerful engines. The whooping laughter of the pilots as their RC planes dance...

Life At Shutter Speed

“I’d always been a birder,” he explains, “and it naturally led to taking pictures of the birds and wildlife. I’ve been involved in photography since the days of film in the mid-nineties. Then went into digital.”

Fast Greens

An anonymous author once wrote that: “Golf can best be defined as an endless series of tragedies obscured by the occasional miracle.”

Freedom To Float

According to Deanna Papineau, it’s easy to reach for the stars when your feet barely touch the ground.

Reclaiming the Pen

Every year, a month before verdant spring bleaches into another scorching summer, we gather together to celebrate Mother’s Day.

Muddy Water

“My style is unique in that it blends classic pop, folk and the work of contemporary singer-songwriters,” Madeline explains. “My sound reflects a real love for that retro pop and soul.”

For The Fallen

From 5 am on May 29th to 9 pm on May 30th, you might catch a glimpse of him. At first glance, he might not draw too much attention to himself. Just a 56-year-old man in running shoes, with a pair of water bottles...