You have decided that this winter will be different. Instead of ignoring the majestic Ontario winter and making Netflicks your boon companion until spring, you're going to embrace the great outdoors and ski, skate, toboggan, snowboard and do all the things you used to do or have always wanted to do from the first flurry to the last melted drift. More
Only a handful of Ontario dairy farmers bottle their own pasteurized milk. Fortunately, for local residents, two of these farms are located within Simcoe County. More
An afternoon or evening at Canvas and Cabernet is as much about stopping, focusing and relaxing as it is a about music, fine wine and art. The trendy new concept provides a fun and unique night out in Barrie for those who are experienced artists and many who have never picked up a paintbrush. More
The Students4Soup Challenge invited local high school students to hone their soup-making skills. Read More..
At Markham Road and Hwy. 7 lies a stretch of history that has long been an important part of York Region. As Markham grew in the early and mid-1800s, Main Street became home to the shops and services its residents neededdistilleries, inns, taverns, a jail, general stores and clothing retailers. Today, Main Street Markham attracts residents and visitors alikeserving as a destination for social outings, shopping, dining and seasonal events. The completion of a three-year revitalization project may be just the reason you need to join them. Read More..
Shopping for Christmas gifts can be a gargantuan task, made all the more challenging by the need to find suitable gifts for people of all ages and both sexes. In this era of decluttering, you don't want to be the person who adds an unappreciated gift to a recipient's stash of stuff. Instead, why not offer up a life experience they won't soon forget? Here are a few ideas to get you started. Read More..
The holiday season and chocolate go hand in hand. With that in mind, GoodLife tracked down various local chocolatiers to learn more about their mouthwatering creations. Here's a sampling of some of the region's best chocolate makers. Read More..
While travelling in the Arctic, I was presented with the opportunity to travel to one of my favourite spots close to home, Kesagami Wilderness Lodge. Accompanying me on this fishing adventure was my friend and part-time fishing mentor, Duncan. Read More..
High above Kempenfelt Bay, a family's cozy getaway has luxe looks, bountiful light and one of Barrie's best views. Read More..
A car as old as Canada is set to compete in the 2nd annual Cobble Beach Concours d'Elegance The automotive world's elite collectors are set to return to the shores of Georgian Bay Sept, 13 and 14 for another instalment of the Cobble Beach Concours d'Elegance. Hailed as the crème de la crème of car shows in Canada, the second-annual Concours will build on the success of its inaugural competition, rolling out a can't miss line-up of automobilesincluding a model dating back to 1867. Read More..
Established in 1987, the Canadian Men's Mid-Amateur Championship is the country's most prestigious mid-amateur tournament open to men 25 years of age and older. Read More..
Many people look far and wide for golden opportunities, but one Alliston couple has forged a successful business in their growing town. Read More..
Recently, this GoodLife reporter headed out for an ice cream road trip. Along with gourmet ice cream, this delicious assignment uncovered amazing artisanal gelato and farm fresh frozen yogurt. Here's a sampling of the region's best scooping shops... Read More..
When longtime Muskoka Realtors Bob and Marnie Clarke decided to make cottage country their home, building their own place came naturally. Read More..
Are you looking for that statement piece of furniture? Before you visit big-box furniture stores you might want to consider upcycled furniture. These transformed previously loved pieces may be the perfect unique addition to your newly decorated space. Read More..
Despite the K-cup craze, plenty of folks still enjoy a cup of freshly roasted coffee. Luckily, the local area is home to various on-site roasting coffee companies. From bean to cup, here's a sampling of our region's best java roasters. » Read More..
If reincarnation does exist, we should all hope to come back in our next life as one of dogs. The screenwriter, who recently moved to Oro-Medonte from California, has built a 2,800-square-foot dog barn for his seven boxers and one bulldog. Read More..