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Local and Handmade

Meta 4 Gallery

Meta4 Gallery Promotes Local and Handmade Story by Katherine Ryalen In downtown Port Perry is Meta4 Gallery, an award-winning gallery of fine craft, original art and studio programming. It opened its doors in 2005, and has been so successful that in the fall of 2017, co-owners and artist-entrepreneurs Birgitta MacLeod,… Read More

Little Romance in Scugog

Ocala Winery

Story by Karen Hawthorne Imagine your best day. Morning sunshine when you wake, lingering over breakfast and refills of buzzy coffee with the one you love. The feeling that you don’t have to rush a thing. A romantic getaway can be so simple and yet so very memorable. Bring a bottle… Read More

Bundle Up!

Family putting ice skates on lakeside, Scugog

Top 5 Outdoor Adventures in Scugog Story by Karen Hawthorne Get some fresh air and explore Scugog’s winter chills and thrills! We’ve got forests with trails and maple trees, horse-drawn sleigh rides and heart-pumping adventures on the frozen lake. Bring your skates (or snowshoes) and the family for some serious outdoor… Read More

Sweet Spots in Scugog

Apple Fritter

Story by Karen Hawthorne Winter blues? We hear you! The days are short and chilly, and we’re all yearning for a nice little pick-me-up. So plan an easy getaway for fresh country air and some sugar love from our sweetest Scugog shops. Here are some don’t-miss places to indulge in a… Read More

Community Spirit

Old Flame Beer

Beer Meets Community Spirit at Old Flame Brewing Company Story by Katherine Ryalen Can a craft brewery be more than just a purveyor of quality libations and good times? Can it also be a pillar of community support, pulling local businesses together for the success of the whole town? One… Read More