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Local storyteller releases new children’s novel

January 19th, 2011 · Comments Off on Local storyteller releases new children’s novel

Celia Lottridge describes herself as a "loyal Seaton Village resident." Courtesy Fitzhenry and Whiteside

By Eddie Mumford

“Even though my neighbourhood has changed drastically, it still basically looks the same … so I thought it would be fun to think about what it was like in another time,” says storyteller group founder and writer Celia Lottridge, on why she set her new childrens’ book The Listening Tree in Seaton Village.

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Mad House: Madison dweller alleges harassment over heritage home

November 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off on Mad House: Madison dweller alleges harassment over heritage home

The heritage property at 145 Madison Ave. Matt James/Gleaner News

By Eddie Mumford

‘Majestic’ would be a word to describe the house at 145 Madison Ave. With its uniformity of smooth brick and irregular shape, the massive, detached home stands out amongst the neighbouring houses. But the house, declared a historical site (under the Heritage Act) in 1974, has recently become a source of anxiety for its owner.

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She said “Meow!”: Burlesque revival at Revival Bar

November 9th, 2010 · Comments Off on She said “Meow!”: Burlesque revival at Revival Bar

Natalie Fullerton - Aerialist and Fire Twirler – Will be performing at 'Swing Into The Night.'

By Eddie Mumford

It’s a cabaret! Or at least it will be, as locals and fans from afar purchase their tickets for the new vaudevillian show Swing into the Night.

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