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A somewhat quiet weekend, but still there’s still outdoor fun at Grand Parks toboggan hills and at the marvellous Luminotherapy. Those are ongoing to Spring. There are always plenty of things to do in Montreal this weekend! The following holiday…

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Wow! Liberty Mutual is offering FREE Ice Skating (and free rentals) at Boston Common Frog Pond for the next 44 days, until the Olympics end on 2/23/14! The free tickets are limited to 100 adult skating passes and rentals and…

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Happy (almost) weekend! Here’s a few ideas of budget-friendly and/or free things to do in Boston this weekend! If you missed my post about Free Ice Skating at Boston Common Frog Pond, that would be such a great cheap weekend…

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It’s a new year for Beer City USA and the options for beer, wine, and cider enthusiasts continue to grow as new breweries open every few months. This winter, West Michigan is the place to be for beer and the…

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Car enthusiasts, mark your calendars: Detroit’s 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) will be open to the public Jan. 18-26. An expected 50 worldwide concept and production vehicles will be seen for the first time during the show. That’s…

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Now that’s what I’m talking about! Warm, golden sun starts to heat the city and bake in the goodness of full patios and exciting events until everyone is just cooking. World Naked Gardening Day Sat, May 3 (usually first weekend…

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Happy 2014 to all! The fun holiday activities are coming to a close this weekend, so take advantage. The weather might even be merciful. The following holiday activities are (mostly) free and family-friendly. Have fun! NOTE: In our suggestions for…

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North America’s largest motorcycle show returns to #Toronto for its 38th year at the International Centre from January 3-5, 2014. The North American International Motorcycle SUPERSHOW. presented by GP Bikes, is a smorgasbord of sports bikes, cruisers, motocross, off-road, racing,…

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Dinner is fabulous but when we travel, and do the tourist thing during the day, tasty but quick lunch spots are a must. In a city like Manhattan, restaurants are a dime a dozen, and unlike dinner, you don’t want…

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Here is our Detroit restaurant review for Lockhart’s BBQ (202 E 3rd St., Royal Oak MI) in Royal Oak, Michigan. Now that I like BBQ, I enjoy trying new BBQ restaurants. I had an opportunity to meet a couple of…

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The Buffalo Bills recently played one of their games at Toronto’s Rogers Centre against the Atlanta Falcons. In addition to the age itself, the event brought the entire NFL tailgating experience to Toronto on December 1 and the main party…

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Nothing marks the beginning of the magical holiday season in New York City like the lighting of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree. Here are some tips on the best views of the tree, ice skating in Rockefeller Center, Christmas Dinner,…

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There’s so many free and almost free events happening in and around Boston on Saturday and Sunday, it was hard to keep up with them all! Here’s a few fun things to do in Boston this weekend: Craftboston Holiday Show:…

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Toronto’s Cavalcade Of Lights recently took over Toronto on November 30 and here is our photo gallery for anyone who missed it. The gods of fireworks brought warmer weather so everyone could really enjoy the entertainment, bright lights and explosions…

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Here is our Boston restaurant review of B & G Oysters. All the reviews that praised the restaurant did not do it justice; B & G Oysters (550 Tremont St., Boston MA) was beyond perfection. We arrived at the South…

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Last year I was thinking that we might not survive the Mayan end of the world prophesies but we did survive and had a lot of fun in our fair metropolitan city and a fresh new year awaits us. Beginning…

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Here are some fun and affordable things to do in Boston for this extra long holiday weekend: Half-Off Admission at Zoo New England: Friday, November 29, 2013 from 10am-4pm at Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo. Forget Black Friday and…

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Fitted out as the fictional meth lab from the AMC production, the Breaking Bad recreational vehicle is in town for two weeks to promote the release of the final season on Blu-ray and DVD. Walter White and Jesse Pinkman couldn’t…

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The official lighting ceremony for Holiday Magic was held in the Village of Yorkville Park and was hosted by Global Toronto’s Liza Fromer and Leslie Roberts. Santa’s helpers were busy collecting donations for CANFAR (Canadian Foundation for Aids Research) and…

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On Saturday November 30th, the Cavalcade of Lights returns for its 47th annual event taking place at Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto. The C.O.L. will feature the illumination of Toronto’s Christmas tree, a fireworks display, as well as some great…

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