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Jackson Park Bandshell

The Jackson Park Bandshell has been in the news lately with Council’s decision to spend $100,000 on a feasibility study for the reuse of the site. The mayor who doesn’t care about the bandshell, and doesn’t rate it as a part of Windsor’s heritage worth protecting and bringing back into use, attempted to bully and control council into voting against the motion. At the end…
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The First Fireworks - 1959

After a few years away due to COVID the annual fireworks returned to the riverfront this year in spectacular fashion. However it got me thinking about the history of the fireworks, and exactly how the first ones were handled in the media… I decided to go back through…
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586-596 Ouellette Avenue

Image from Google Streetview – 2016 The building on the north east corner of Ouellette & Wyandotte Streets has long been one that interested me. It looks like a standard building that you can find all over every city in North America. However, it is the victim…