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Twin City - Part I

Today’s post is a little different, today we take a trip across the ocean to visit one of Windsor’s Twin Cities. Since 1963, Windsor has been twinned with the City of Saint-Etienne in France. Oddly enough as further proof of what a small world it is, I have family living in Saint-Etienne, and my wife and I paid a visit in 2006. Located in the south east of France, St. Etienne had a…
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Last Chance

To cast your vote for International Metropolis in the 2007 Canadian Blog Awards. If you have already done so, thank you! If you haven’t, please take one final opportunity to do so here: Thanks to Paul @ Windsor Municipal…
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Out With The Old... In With The New...

All of today’s photos come from reader submissions… The first set is from Luc, who sent along a few progress photos of the new Walker Road underpass. Work is progressing nicely. Maybe someone who understands the project (I’m looking at our local…
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Paramount Cafeteria

Scouring through my old postcards, I came across this old rarely seen view of the Paramount Cafeteria. The back denotes the cafeteria to be in the basement of the Paramount Building. The room still exists, and unbelievely has really only seen minor renovations over the years, and only a few small changes. Today the cafeteria is home to the Thai Restaurant, Basil Court at 327 Ouellette Ave.
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St. Edmond

A pair of old downtown area postcards for today. First up is St. Edmond School. It was located on Tuscarora Ave. just east of Marentette, behind what was then Immaculate Conception Church, in fact, you can catch a glimpse of the church on the left side fo the card.

Canadian Blog Awards

The clock is ticking down on the voting for the final round of the C.B.A. for 2008. Voting closes Wednesday, January 30, 2008 at 11:59 Pacific Time. There are a ton of great blogs that are finalists, including several Windsor based ones. International Metropolis is a…
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Or at least as it looked, pre-Chanoso’s. Over at the excelent Windsor Blog, Scale Down, Windsor… the other day I was giving Mark Boscariol a hard time over his choice of stucco to reface the buildings that house Chanoso’s and the Sushi Place next door (the…

Final Reminder & Finalist!

Don’t forget! Hopefully some of you will be able to come by and say hello… WE Speak Bloggers Meet Date: Wednesday January 23rd, 2008 Location: The Mill, 3199 Sandwich St, Windsor Time: 8:00 pm The Mill has parking in the back and best of all – free…