Author: Cara Williams

Create, Make, Learn

Georgian Bay Centre for the Arts is enhancing the creative landscape of Owen Sound. From open studios to summer camps, a host of creative classes are also offered in pottery, painting, stained glass, metalworking and printing.

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The High Life

Small town living makes a big impact in this spacious loft-style apartment that borrows from a big city concept – a stylish and convenient downtown loft-style apartment, complete with a rooftop terrace worthy of a Manhattan walk-up.

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KOM (King of the Mountain)

Gunnar Holmgren was a permanent fixture at Hardwood Ski and Bike’s Wednesday night race series. Now, at 22 years of age he is the U23 Canadian National cyclo-cross champion, has represented Canada at seven World Championships and was recently named Orillia’s Athlete of the Year.

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Shepherd’s Flock

On a bucolic expanse of land, in the heart of the Beaver Valley, a pair of shepherds support the farm-to-fashion movement by rearing a centuries old breed of sheep whose fleece is used to create unique, one-of-a-kind, Icelandic wool products.

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Meet Outside the Box

Break-free from the boardroom and embrace the great outdoors with unique open-air offerings for meetings, events and conferences.

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Making a Mountain out of a Mole Hill

Charities have been hit hard by the ongoing pandemic, especially those that depend on public fundraising like Special Olympics—one Blue Mountains couple saw an opportunity to gather a few friends for a bit of snowy fun, and raised over $7,000 for our local Special Olympics chapter.

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A Cold Snap

Whether snowshoeing into the woods or casually shooting from the car, three cold-loving photographers share tips that will take your winter images to the next level.

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Slopeside Speakeasy

It’s hard to imagine a time that predates dancing on tables in ski boots and swinging après parties, but for the first half of the last century, alcohol sales were outlawed at our local ski clubs and resorts.

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