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New patio space to aid restaurant recovery

There is a new hangout spot in the neighbourhood

›› Mila Czemerys

By now, the COVID-19 pandemic has touched most aspects of our lives and livelihoods. The restaurant industry has definitely felt the weight of our changing reality. It has been hard to hear of our favorite local breakfast spots and dining establishments closing down for good. […]

By |August 4th, 2020|Buzz|0 Comments

New Community Wellness Library

›› Carmelle Lauren

Located at 1921 Fernwood Road, this new community resource seeks to address food and health inequity by creating a network of mutual aid and community care.

The library functions in the same way as the little free libraries around the ­neighbourhood, but contains food and wellness supplies instead of books. Having a self-serve access […]

By |August 4th, 2020|Buzz|0 Comments

Welcome Intamo & Csinos Vintage

›› Airial Clatney

Hi Fernwood Folkx! My name is Airial and I am the Sex Educator and Co-Founder of Intamo Pleasure Boutique, your spicy new addition to the ­neighbourhood! We’ve really worked hard to create an ­approachable and empowering space where you can feel ­comfortable to shop for your favourite local, ethical, and small-business owned pleasure […]

By |August 4th, 2020|Buzz|0 Comments

Building a sustainable recovery

A message from local MP Laurel Collins

›› Laurel Collins

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the gaps in our health care system and our social safety net, and it has intensified the growing inequalities in our society. It has brought into sharp focus how vulnerable we all are when disaster hits. Most of all, it has showed […]

By |August 4th, 2020|Buzz|0 Comments

Putting the “live” in delivery

The whole basis for theatre is the live ­experience—that minimal barrier between audience and performer; the relationship between the forms on stage and the instantaneous audience reactions driving them and the thrill that the performer has to deliver it all in that moment.

But how do you bring that live ­experience in the time of COVID-19?

Theatre […]

By |August 4th, 2020|Buzz|0 Comments

Wilderness Committee now in Fernwood

›› Laura Benoit

As we continue to stay close to home this summer, many of us have been exploring the wilderness of the Island. Looking for some guidance on how to preserve the beautiful land that we live on? Look no further than the Wilderness Committee, a non-profit organization located at 1501 Haultain Street in Fernwood.

“We […]

By |August 4th, 2020|Buzz|0 Comments

Fernwood’s Porch Portraits

Photos by Aly Sibley, @alysibleyphotography

 

By |June 2nd, 2020|Buzz, Village Vibe|0 Comments
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