Eating Out(SIDE) in Winnipeg

June 23rd, 2009 by Emma Durand-Wood

Recently, Aaron and I were asked by CBC Information Radio to visit and rate various patios around Winnipeg (Laurel was invited too, of course, but was out of town). The initial list of “must visit” patios was compiled by InfoRad staff following an appeal for submissions of what Winnipeggers consider to be the best patios […]

Wo’MHer Laurel in the Free Press!

June 18th, 2009 by Emma Durand-Wood

Couldn’t resist giving a quick shout out to our fellow Wo’MH contributor Laurel, who was quoted in the Free Press yesterday! Be sure to check out the Bartley Kives article, City in a growth spurt, which discusses some of the reasons Winnipeg’s been growing faster than statisticians predicted.

Our Proud Winnipeg Hearts

June 16th, 2009 by Aaron

As far as weather goes, Sunday, June 14th was an amazing day to celebrate the annual Winnipeg Pride Day Festival. If you were here in Winnipeg (i.e. not at “the lake” or “the cottage”) you already know it was sunny and hot; what could be considered our first truly summer-y day of the year. Foolishly […]

Meat, and Manitoba’s love of it*

June 12th, 2009 by Emma Durand-Wood

One thing that hasn’t changed much from my life in Vancouver is the amount of grief I get when I tell people I don’t eat red meat. Here’s a small sampling of the reactions I’ve had over the 7-odd years that I’ve been a non-red meat eater: Are you serious? But you’re from Alberta! (I […]

Potholes as Metaphor

June 8th, 2009 by Aaron

A couple of weeks ago my mom flew out to Winnipeg to spend some time with me. It had been about 9 years since her last visit to this city, and I was excited to show her what I know about Winnipeg as compared to what she may have experienced in the past. Thankfully the […]