Rising Up Strong with Miss Kendra and Miss Sam

Miss Kendra and Miss Sam, two extraordinary women of Grimsby, are teaching their students how to "rise up" in confidence, self-esteem, and dance technique – a relevé of all kinds. They are providing this for students in Grimsby and surrounding areas at their dance studio, Smithville Dance Academy, which opened in June of 2018. On Saturday,…

Quintessence Ensemble: Classical Music for the Soul

Quintessence is a local trio of incredibly talented musicians who are bringing their gifts and passion for classical music to the town of Grimsby. You can enjoy their music in backyard performances, special events or on Spotify and YouTube. They also offer lessons in their own “Studio Forte” located at 56 Casablanca Blvd in Grimsby.…

Preserving Memory at Nelles Manor

What are your family's summer traditions? There are certain times of the year when memories flood my mind. After Christmas, summertime is the next season of vivid nostalgia. Seeing all the school signs this past week with “happy summer” messages has made me feel that same sweet sigh of relief I experienced as a child;…

Eating Fresh in Grimsby

Week 2 at the Grimsby Farmer's Market was a beautiful success, as you can see...  The Grimsby Farmer’s Market brings you fresh food, smiling faces and an incredible sense of community, all in one space on Main Street, between Ontario and Christie Street, every Thursday afternoon from 3 – 7 p.m. It’s the highlight of…

Female Farmers in Grimsby: Past and Present

If you’ve had the chance to do some weekend drives through Niagara lately, you’ve probably been dazzled at least once by the incredible sight of thousands of blooms that have burst into clouds of white or pink flowers, like a painting. It doesn’t matter how many times I see them, I always feel like Anne…

The Grimsby Author Series

It’s interesting that in an age of social media, where authors can let us into their daily lives on Instagram and we can retweet their 240-character thoughts, there is still such unparalleled excitement in meeting them in person; it's beautiful hearing them read from the pages of their own book, the piece of their soul…