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BOB’S BLOG Case Study of Long-Ago ‘Community Project’

Long-ago battle pitted a large corporation (McDonald’s, the fast food chain,) and their planning allies against a group of citizens.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: Discharge still a long way off after VJ Day

In the Malaysian jungle, we didn’t get word of Potsdam Declaration until a couple of days later.

BOB'S BLOG: Twitter still has its doubters

I took a look at a more or less random sample of FYI followers to address the twittering/frittering allegation.

Big deals for travel trade in Orlando

Employees of the hospital and travel industry have a great opportunity coming up to familiarize themselves with the attractions of the Orlando area.

5 easy steps to a healthy summer

Shepell-fgi offers simple advice on how to stay healthy with nutritious food this summer.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED Reliving thrills through British Archives

Memories come flooding back as Pearson pores over a record of the operations of his RAF squadron transcribed from the National Archives, England.

BOB'S BLOG: 3 issues the politicians have ignored this campaign

Boomers and seniors are interested in many issues, not just pensions and nursing homes. Here are my three picks of issues that matter that aren’t being talked about.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: D-Day was the beginning of the end

Although the glorious victories of D-Day didn’t put a finish to the war, it definitely let the enemy know in no uncertain terms that the Allied forces meant business.

BOB’S BLOG: My problems with this provincial campaign

Every time an election is called, any kind of election, like that old dog who wants to hunt, I’ve got this hankering to head out and track down votes or hammer a sign into someone’s lawn. Until now.

Canadian tourism in Florida sets new record

Canadian tourism to Florida set an all-time record in the first quarter of 2014.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

Hotel Palacio: birthplace of Bond

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Aug 19, 2014 - 0 comments

“The name is Popov. Dusan Popov.” click headline

Hamilton Halton Datebook: A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline, Lez Miz, Twist and Shout

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Aug 16, 2014 - 0 comments

Tonight at Burlington Centre for the Performing Arts, Voice Of A Warrior brings together Desire, the Hamilton/Toronto-based U2 tribute act, and Toronto’s Yankee Rose, tribute band to Van Halen and David Lee Roth, for a concert in support of Michael Cardozo, a six-year-old with neurofibromatosis / Concerts In The Park presents free concerts in Central Park, Sunday and Wednesday evenings until Aug. 17 / - click for a lot more entertainment ideas right through September

Andre-Philippe Gagnon: A world of voices

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Aug 15, 2014 - 0 comments

It seems like he has been around forever but the Quebecer who hit it big with musical impersonations of We Are the World is only 51. He’s been called “The Man of 1,000 Voices - click headline

Toronto/Ontario Datebook for August: Wasaga under Siege, Scotiabank BuskerFest

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Aug 14, 2014 - 0 comments

Brott Music Festival presents The Rite Of Spring Grand Finale, with National Ballet stars Jillian Vanstone and Patrick Lavoie, Aug. 14 / Alanis Morissette, Casino Rama Aug. 15 - click for a lot more entertainment options

She’s still got it

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Aug 13, 2014 - 0 comments

68 and still looking fabulous, Susan Surandon has long been viewed as one of the sexiest women in Hollywood and also one of its most politically committed players - click headline

Bicycles: A Love Story

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"I'm not a bike nerd. But you have to understand, riding a bike changes you – it turns you into a grassroots person. You have to interact with the world around you in a way you don't in a car." click headline

Unfunked

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Aug 11, 2014 - 0 comments

“Making this record was like being a wine maker with the best hilltop vineyard and the perfect vintage. I would merely be the vehicle between grape and glass. In a nutshell that's what Victor DeLorenzo (Violent Femmes) has done for me as an artist.” - click headline

Watergate: Making history. FYI interviews Washington Post city editor

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Aug 09, 2014 - 0 comments

‘Harry Rosenfeld was one of the key editors on Watergate, probing, open-minded, dogged, and unsparing of everyone including himself.’ click headline

Nostalgia: Plenty of ‘moments’ as Aerosmith visits Kitchener-Waterloo

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Aug 07, 2014 - 0 comments

When I purchased Aerosmith's classic album Toys In The Attic in the spring of my grade 11 year, 1975, there were two things I simply did not know - click headline

Lobos at the Picnic

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It's hard to imagine a band like Los Lobos feeling a kinship with a Canadian industrial city like Hamilton...The band is best known for its cover of Richie Valens’s La Bamba for the 1987 film of the same name, but also has a huge following in jam-band circles due to its close relationship with the Grateful Dead - click headline