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It Was Twenty Years Ago Today...

Sorry but today, I’m drifting off topic… A special anniversary is taking place today. Photo from Wikipedia On November 9, 1989, the Berlin Wall fell. Today there are only a few traces of the once 96 mile long wall remaining in Berlin. The section above is a restored and recreated section. As you can see there were several parts to the wall. The taller section in the foreground faced…
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Opening Night

So tonight is the official grand opening of Electric Avenue: Historic Streetcars of Windsor at the Art Gallery of Windsor. The project is a collaboration between myself, John Stefani, Bernie Drouillard, Ron Drouillard, Chris Holt and Darren Bonnici. I was lucky enough to…
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Streetcar Show Is Open!

So Friday afternoon, a half day early, the exhibition Electric Avenue: Historic Streetcars of Windsor threw its doors open to the public. The show runs now, through January 3, 2010. The opening reception is open to the public and is October 16th, from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm with regular gallery admission. The show features historic images and maps from the Bernie Drouillard collection, as well…
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Congratulations Windsoreats.com!

Congratulations to our friends over at Windsoreats.com who last night won the gold medal from Tourism Ontario, in the Ontario Culinary Experience Award category. They took home top prize for their Wine Trail Rides, which visit local wineries on two wheels… There are…
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Citizfaction.ca - 10 not 5

As most of you may know there has been a push on to force Council to change from 5 wards with 2 councilors per ward to 10 wards with 1 per ward. This will increase accountability of the councilors to the constituents, and come election time, if someone hasn’t done a good job, then there is a better chance of them ending up out on their ass. Council hired a consultant, and paid him $20,000…
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666 Chatham Street East

Back in January, a report (which I thought I had, but can’t find…) came across the council agenda, requesting a demolition permit for 666-668 Chatham Street East. The report stated that based upon inspection the property is structurally sound, and that…