The Alexander Henry isn’t a person of Port Arthur. She is a boat. However, she was built right here in the Port Arthur ship yards! In 1959! The Alexander Henry was a hard working coast guard ice breaker for many years, breaking up the Great Lakes ice when it wasContinue Reading

A few years ago I wrote about Ida. She was delightful and hardworking! I loved visiting with her at Prime Gelato and The Cheese Encounter. I’m so excited and proud to introduce you all to her new venture! Ida has opened a store called Pretty Fly Co. It’s quaint, whimsical,Continue Reading

There’s a beautiful little boutique on Bay St, on the upper floor of number 278. It’s called Jewels of Crown. The wonderfully large windows bathe every square inch with sunlight and it practically sparkles. It really is a jewel. Carly has been at the helm of this unique vintage storeContinue Reading

Beeeeeeeeeefcaaaaake’s!!! Normally I’m not one to make sweeping declarations (or maybe I do it all the time, I can’t remember), but I think Derek makes the best burgers in town. The accomplished chef and proud restaurant owner: Derek was born in Thunder Bay (Westfort kid!) and has spent many yearsContinue Reading

I had the pleasure of taking in an afternoon matinee at Magnus Theatre and then sitting down to visit with the Artistic Director Thom Currie. Guys… he’s pretty delightful. And he has a pretty killer sense of style. That tie! Thom has been in Thunder Bay for three years now;Continue Reading

This was originally published in the August issue of the Walleye. When Julie Einerson first opened the doors to her bakery in the spring of 2013, she didn’t even sell cupcakes. Sweet Escape is literally known around the city for the amazing cupcakes and they weren’t even on the menu.Continue Reading

She says, “Greetings! Welcome to my studio!” Thank you for having me, Meg! From the moment I walked into this beautiful studio space, I was pretty much in love. First of all, it was warm and cozy. Secondly, it smelled so good! Thirdly, Meg was listening to my favourite podcastContinue Reading

Something very exciting is coming. AND IT’S COMING TOMORROW! Do you remember Amy?  Number 150.   A beautiful human being. Amy has experienced serious loss in recent years with the passing of her mother and that of her infant son.   Such loss had Amy at the bottom of aContinue Reading