A couple years ago I was fortunate to meet Maelyn. She worked at the Chanterelle; thankfully I was able to book a few events through her. It’s been wonderfully impressive seeing Maelyn’s dedication and hard work. But, we all know the only constant is change. Maelyn is moving on fromContinue Reading

Last year I met Amanda at Craft Revival, this year I met her partner. At Craft Revival of course! Amanda warned me ahead of time that he looks like a young Mick Jagger and I have to say… I see it! Logan was born in Thunder Bay and did allContinue Reading

It’s kind of weird that John and lived so close to one another for three years AND went to Renco nearly every day and only ran into each other once. We ran into each other all over the place but it blew my mind that we didn’t meet up atContinue Reading

One of my favourite people to run into is this guy right here: It’s Brian! I’ve known Brian and his family for over twenty years now. How did THAT happen? I met him when I was about 14 years old when he and his wife (and young baby) began attendingContinue Reading

One day, while making my downtown rounds, I stepped into Olives & Bananas…. and there she was… Our eyes met across the room as we circled one another, slowly moving closer… Just kidding!! That’s not how I operate. I saw a woman I’d never met before; she said hi andContinue Reading

I took this picture of Simeon last fall at the bizarre Bazaar, held annually at the baggage arts building in Marina Park. He purchased a Tom Waits print from me, so obviously he has good taste in music. I took this next picture a few days ago at Moon MoneyContinue Reading

This blog has been around for three whole years now! In that time, I’ve put oh so many people on the spot. Lak is no exception. Lak works in the kitchen at In Common; when they came out to say hello, I just had to snap a picture! I’ve knownContinue Reading

I met one of the newer employees at Creation Body Piercing today. I was immediately drawn to her because she was wearing a red and black plaid shirt. Everybody knows that red and black plaid is the way to my heart! Well… I don’t think Nicole knew, but she doesContinue Reading

Her name is Jamie but you might know her by another name! Ivan Love? Or maybe… Beatrix Muse? Jaime is known all over the city by different names because she’s is constantly and consistently stepping onto the stage and taking on different personas. Jaime came to Thunder Bay as aContinue 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