St. Andrews student preparing for Italy experience
Lochaber Lake gaining reputation across Canada as ideal spot for rowing
Strong turnout for discussion on proposed oyster farm at Antigonish ...
Rising popularity of antique stores a desire to recapture memories
Gold medal effort in Antigonish
Huskies' new home
Stanley Cup makes stop in Port Hood
Festival of Cape Breton Fiddling set for Aug. 17, 18
Ceilidh in the Round strikes high note
Fun times in Heatherton Aug. 9 to 11
Mulgrave-based Eastbound celebrating CD release Aug. 2
Antigonish music therapist passionate about ‘healthy exercise’ of music
Jump into one of Antigonish County’s swimming holes
Scottish author to make tour stops in Judique, Antigonish
Happy Birthday, Mary Brown's
You may know the name attached to delicious, made-from-scratch fried chicken and taters – but did you know that there really was a Mary Brown whose recipe became a Canadian success story 50 years ago? True, that was the year man first walked ...
COLIN AND JUSTIN: How to get the most out of your yard sale
Car boot sales. A British invention, right? Eh, no. They actually have their roots in Canada. When Father Harry Clarke (a Catholic priest from Stockport) holidayed here in the 1970s, he happened upon a “trunk fair” and, inspired, decided ...
HOUSE WORKS: Metal roofing fits right over shingles
Q: Can I fasten metal roofing directly on top of old asphalt shingles? I have a utility shed with a roof that needs replacing. A: Yes, it’s fine to secure metal roofing directly to a roof with old shingles still in place with no strapping. ...
Dorm room décor done right
When she first took a look at her dorm room at University of British Columbia, Tazim Damji had a bit of an advantage compared to other undergraduates pondering how to decorate – a certification as an interior designer. Even with a set of ...
Tiny homes making big waves in expensive housing markets
There is nothing small about the tiny-home craze. From people looking to retire and downsize, to those exploring creative ways to enter the housing market in expensive cities — like Vancouver —to those wanting to go off grid, the ...
Perfect party planning: 5 tips for reluctant summer-party hosts
Many people love to go to parties but hate to give them, and that’s too bad — there’s something that’s satisfying about feeding your friends and hearing them laugh in your own backyard. Maybe the reluctant hosts think ...
HOUSE WORKS: Skylight coolings and metal roofing over old shingles
Metal roofing over old shingles? Q: Can I fasten metal roofing directly on top of old asphalt shingles? I have a utility shed with a roof that needs replacing. A: Yes, it’s fine to secure metal roofing directly to a roof with old shingles ...
MY HANDMADE HOME: Freshen up your exterior lights
Most of the houses on our street started out with the same gross exterior lights: dull white lantern-style sconces with a flat finish — like maybe they had been primed, for some weird reason. The dull white lights don’t do justice to ...
CARSON ARTHUR: Doing outdoor chores in the summer heat
Need a little push to getting some of those outdoor chores done in the hot weather? Here are three things that you need to do now to make your plants just a little bit happier in the summer heat. Grass first Summer is when the lawn starts to ...
Experiencing Italy's Renaissance in person
Among the many things I love about Italy is how the Renaissance can be spliced into your travels. Imagine: In Florence you can sleep in a converted 16th-century monastery that’s just a block from Michelangelo’s David, around the corner ...