Family Life

CONTEST: Belinda Carlisle at Club Regent Event Centre

Being a child of the 80s, you did not grow up as a young girl and escape the intoxicating power of the all-girl band, the Go-Gos. I can distinctly remember watching them on American Bandstand–young women playing instruments, and kicking ass. I was hooked. With their distinct surfer-girl, upbeat pop […]

Splash Pad Round-Up: Keeping Cool

By Gabriela Klimes It’s August. The long, dog days of summer are here. By this point, you’re likely starved for things to do with the littles. Fear not. We’re here to help. We’ve rounded up our favourite water-based play places in and around Winnipeg. Best for All Ages: Kildonan Park […]

Summer Essentials: AKA What I Always Have in My Car or Purse

You know the deal. You’re a mama. And this means you may have given up altogether on having a nice purse for yourself. You are so busy carting around things your kids might need that a small suitcase with 360-wheel access seems like a good idea or you’ve just started […]

Grilled Corn

The Merchant Kitchen: Ancient Flavours with a Modern Twist

Anyone who knows me knows I am a huge supporter of our downtown Winnipeg. I grew up spending a lot of time downtown–my parents had a business in the Exchange (where my sister and I helped and worked since we were kids), my mother worked at the Bannatyne Campus of […]

Calling All Master Builders: LEGO Store Comes to Winnipeg

(Winnipeg–July 24, 2015) Everything is awesome! The new LEGO store greeted big and little kids alike today at its signature grand opening event in Polo Park. Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman kicked off the festivities with a nod to the Master Builders and suggestion that maybe our own Canadian Human Rights […]