Canadian pride in unlikely places

“You’re not going to waste those on the kids are you?” Shauna says at school on Canada Day. Looking at the stack of temporary tattoos on my desk, I shrug. 481 more words


Tourism NB stumped after local man asks 'why' in response to 'Be...in this place' slogan

Fredericton — Said by some to be the most difficult job in the world, New Brunswick tourism officials are under fire once again. Local resident Jeff O’Donnell has asked the question that government officials were hoping would never come up: Why? 374 more words


Tasting #2

It took much longer than originally planned, but after making it through Christmas, Easter, vacations, a baby, and more, we were finally able to gather the masses for our second meeting. 220 more words


Craft hard cider 'too fancy' for New Brunswickers: NB Liquor

Fredericton — The owner of Red Rover craft cider is frustrated with NB Liquor because his product doesn’t fit into their rigid alcohol regulations. Adrian Cleave started the business last year, but has been faced with nothing but hurdles; since craft cider doesn’t fall into the existing beer and wine policies in the province, he has been forced to deal with the liquor corporation on a case by case basis. 377 more words



An ex-boyfriend had promised her that they could take the ferry across Moosehead to climb Kineo. She was looking forward to climbing a new summit, to driving up Route 15 to Greenville on a blue-sky October day, foliage only slightly past peak. 641 more words

SPIES - Sea Creature

Dublin alt-rock outfit Spies returned yesterday with the title track from their upcoming Sea Creature EP which will be released on their own Conor Cusack’s Trout Records in March. 184 more words

New Music

Beloved 'Moosehead' Sawed Off Napa Eucalyptus Tree Is Returned To Mayor

NAPA (KPIX) — After mysteriously disappearing on New Year’s Day, an oft-decorated moosehead-shape deformity, which was sawed off an old eucalyptus tree near Alston Park on Dry Creek Road in Napa, was recovered. 195 more words