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New signs downtown

New signs downtown

Downtown Sudbury has new street signs that celebrate the heritage of the area.Out with the old and in with the new. Visitors and citizens alike will have an easier time finding their way in Greater Sudbury’s downtown core thanks to new street name signs. The new signs have a heritage look and are emblazoned with [...]

August 12, 2010 Sudbury Living Magazine Sudbury's Stories 0

Where’s the Big Penny?

Where’s the Big Penny?

In addition to the Big Nickel, Sudbury once had a big penny. Its whereabouts remain a mystery. The Big Nickel celebrated its 45th anniversary in 2009. The idea belongs to Ted Szilva. He suggested a coin park as a Centennial project when Canada celebrated its 100th birthday. The idea didn’t receive official sanction or support. [...]

July 6, 2010 Sudbury Living Magazine Sudbury's Stories 0

Sudbury Living wins business award

SUDBURY, Ontario: The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce presented a Bell Business Award of Excellence to Laurentian Media Magazine Group and Sudbury Living May 11. The award was in the new venture category. Sudbury Living Magazine was launched by Laurentian Media Magazine Group, a division of Laurentian Media (established 1973) in September 2007. Principal officers [...]

June 1, 2010 Sudbury Living Magazine Upfront 0

An African diary

An African diary

Dec. 30, 2009 Airports look pretty much the same, and Amsterdam is no different. I found a comfortable spot and sleep off and on until 11 am when I board KLM to Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.The flight attendant announces it is an eight- hour flight to Arusha (Kili). I am convinced if I sleep on [...]

June 1, 2010 Louise Paquette Travel 0

Can you see ok?

Can you see ok?

Prolonged use of computers, cell phones and Blackberries is affecting the eye and vision health of Canadian baby boomers. A survey conducted by Leger Marketing indicates, on average, baby boomers (now are between the ages of 63 and 44) are spending 7.5 hours daily in front of these potentially eye-straining devices. The survey found optometrists [...]

June 1, 2010 Lynda Frappier Health/Beauty/Active Lifestyles 0

Twitter, twitcher and tweets

Twitter, twitcher and tweets

Like birds of a feather, people and birds have similar ways of communicating. People can twitter and send text messages called tweets over the Internet. Twitchers are bird watchers that travel great distances to sight, socialize and record rare birds. Birds twitter and tweet during courtship, to announce danger and to talk to flock members. [...]

June 1, 2010 Judi Koski Home & Garden 0

Visit Enzo’s Garden

Visit Enzo’s Garden

It is a peaceful garden. It starts right at the curb. You step onto the welcoming sound of a pea gravel path. The crunch-crunch underfoot bids you come to the quiet and slows you down. No doubt you will smile and sigh. Someone probably told you that you have to see Enzo Floreani’s hosta garden [...]

June 1, 2010 David Kechnie Home & Garden, Lifestyle 0

Kiss and Ketchup

Kiss and Ketchup

The honeymoon had been a quiet and restful one. Jim and I borrowed his brother’s car and drove, by way of North Bay, down to Algonquin Park in October 1957. We took a leisurely drive through the area before returning to Sudbury. We were broke. We had $7.83 between us, and this had to last [...]

June 1, 2010 Cecile Cook Savour Sudbury 0

Meatless in Sudbury

Meatless in Sudbury

In 2004, an Ipsos-Reid report prepared for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada found that one in 10 Canadians call themselves "vegetarian. [...]

June 1, 2010 Vicki Gilhula Savour Sudbury 2

The Wild Ones

The Wild Ones

We are very lucky in Sudbury to have access to blueberries in such great quantities and freshness. Blueberries are high in fibre and in Vitamin C. They are low in calories and have valuable antioxidants. These tiny fruits are dubbed by many as “Super Fruits” for the long list of health benefits they carry. Picking [...]

June 1, 2010 Michael Cullen Savour Sudbury 0