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And they say there’s nothing to do in Sudbury

One of the fascinating things about living in Sudbury is meeting and mingling with some very interesting people one would not expect to find in a medium-sized city known best for its nickel mines. For example, we have a very talented and accomplished film director living in our community. David Lickley has been making IMAX [...]

January 10, 2014 Vicki Gilhula Vicki Gilhula 0

Bright Lights, Big City for Bel Canto

Bright Lights, Big City for Bel Canto

Published originally in Northern Life. A Sudbury choir will get a rare opportunity to perform at New York’s prestigious Lincoln Centre for the Performing Arts. Twenty-four singers from the Bel Canto Chorus will join other choirs from around the world to perform Handel’s “Messiah” on Dec. 1.  “How many times do you get to say, [...]

November 21, 2013 Sudbury Living Magazine Lifestyle, Our Town 0

St. Benedict students visit the Big Apple

St. Benedict students visit the Big Apple

Thirty-two of St. Benedict Catholic Secondary School’s best and brightest business studies students recently travelled to New York City for a 5-day field trip from May 15-19.  Among the activities, students experienced a trading simulation on Wall St. in front of the New York Stock Exchange, while also visiting the Empire State Building, the Statue of [...]

June 4, 2013 Vicki Gilhula Students 0

Who’s Who: Iona Reed

Who’s Who: Iona Reed

Sudbury’s Iona Reed is one of the top accordion players in the world. This article by music promoter Bob Bale is from the Summer 2010 issue of Sudbury Living Summer 2010 Twice in my life, I have had the good fortune to be in the presence of royalty. On the first occasion, I had five [...]

June 1, 2013 Bob Bale Sudbury's Stories 0

New Sudbury East Side Mario’s opens

New Sudbury East Side Mario’s opens

  A new East Side Mario’s with a fresh, new Italian street festival look has opened its doors at 900 Lasalle Blvd. It is located in the curved-shaped building that for many years was home of East Side Mario’s. The new restaurant, which offers the same great food at the same great prices as East [...]

May 29, 2013 Sudbury Living Magazine Our Town 0

Those Bostonites are full of beans

Those Bostonites are full of beans

Who says Americans know nothing about Canada? On a recent trip to Boston, the locals wanted to know if I lived anywhere near Parry Sound. Parry Sound? Everyone has heard of Bobby Orr’s hometown. Orr played on the Bruins from 1966 to 1976 and led the team to the Stanley Cup in 1970 by scoring [...]

July 13, 2011 Vicki Gilhula Vicki Gilhula 0

The Rothschilds’ story

The Rothschilds’ story

The first LCBO in Sudbury after Prohibition was located in the Rothschild’s building. (2012) Cuetoimages Sam Rothschild was the first Jewish player in the NHL. His family were pioneer merchants in Sudbury. The family built an impressive building on Elgin St. at Cedar St.Summer 2011Samuel Rothschild, the first Jewish player in the NHL, was born [...]

June 1, 2011 Sudbury Living Magazine Sudbury's Stories 0

Sudbury actor gets good reviews in London’s West End

Sudbury actor gets good reviews in London’s West End

UPDATE: Million Dollar Quartet has extended its booking period – tickets are now on sale to 27 Oct 2012. The show opened at the Noel Coward Theatre 28 Feb 2011, following previews from 8 Feb, to moderate notices from the popular press. Million Dollar Quartet is inspired by the actual event that took place on [...]

March 1, 2011 Vicki Gilhula Arts 0

Canadian-style casual dining invented in Sudbury

Canadian-style casual dining invented in Sudbury

In February 1980, three Sudbury men, Nick Perpick, Ralph Roy and Gary Ceppetelli, opened the first Casey’s on The Kingsway.Summer 2008In February 1980, three Sudbury men, Nick Perpick, Ralph Roy and Gary Ceppetelli, opened the first Casey’s on The Kingsway. Perpick and his brother-in-law, Ceppetelli, had learned about casual dining restaurants while visiting the United [...]

June 1, 2008 Heidi Ulrichsen Savour Sudbury, Sudbury's Stories 0