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Top 5 Downtown Sudbury Patios

Top 5 Downtown Sudbury Patios

After an almost maddeningly long Sudbury winter, it’s finally here: patio season! We know you’ve missed kicking back in the sun, day drinking, and binge eating delicious apps surrounded by your favourite people – we know we sure have! We like to make the most out of the summer heat, which is why you’ll most likely be seeing us hitting up our favourite restaurants and lounging on some of the best patios around town. In case you wanted to try some of them out for yourself, we’ve put together five of our favourite patios for summer, starting with those...

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150 ITEMS TO CHECK OFF ON YOUR ULTIMATE SUDBURY SUMMER BUCKET LIST

150 ITEMS TO CHECK OFF ON YOUR ULTIMATE SUDBURY SUMMER BUCKET LIST

This year marks a milestone in Canadian history (as if you didn’t already know)! With all this celebrating going on we can’t help but to think of how lucky we are to live in a country as beautiful as ours! Our population is made of a veritable mixing bowl of cultures spread across a country with a countless number of breathtaking views! Nestled in amongst all this is our little city of Sudbury, home of the Big Nickel and the happiest citizens in the country. Summer time has officially arrived and with so much to do we knew you’d...

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STACK’S PIZZAGEDDON IS THE ULTIMATE PARKING LOT PARTY

STACK’S PIZZAGEDDON IS THE ULTIMATE PARKING LOT PARTY

Sudbury’s own Stack Brewing is celebrating 4 years strong! Serving up some  of the best suds in Sudbury with clever names like Valley Girl, Panache, and Saturday Night that give a nod to their hometown, its hard to believe how far they’ve come in such sort time! This Saturday June 24th join the Stack team for Pizzageddon the ultimate tailgate party right in their parking lot. Pizza, music, games, hot tubs (no, really) – they’ve got it all!  For the real super fans this is even your chance to get a tour of the brewery before sampling a pint...

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GRAPHIC CON 2017 RECAP

GRAPHIC CON 2017 RECAP

This past weekend Sudbury saw the return of GRAPHIC CON – the comic and all things geeky convention presented by the Greater Sudbury Public Library and Launch Pad Creative. Their 3rd year saw an outstanding turn out of more than 5,000 Northern fans! My personal opinion … it was #nerdgasmic!   If you didn’t happen to be spending a sunny Saturday afternoon downtown partaking in the sights and sounds at Rotary Blues for Food or enjoying one of our many gorgeous street side patios, you might not have known it was happening. For those spending their time in our...

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CELEBRATE 30 YEARS AT THE ICONIC TOWNEHOUSE TAVERN

CELEBRATE 30 YEARS AT THE ICONIC TOWNEHOUSE TAVERN

For thirty years the strong the Townehouse Tavern has stood as a landmark of the North. A must stop for all acts touring Ontario and home to some of the best memories of countless Sudburians. We all know the story of Stompin’ Tom Connors penning ‘Sudbury Saturday Night’ from the rooftop of the venue, but what really stands out the most and makes this place so special is a the community that has developed around it. The Desjardins family took over an old hotel right next to the arena in 1987 and turned it into a destination for new...

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NLFB ADDS EVEN MORE ENTERTAINMENT AND FULL SCHEDULE

NLFB ADDS EVEN MORE ENTERTAINMENT AND FULL SCHEDULE

Nostalgia abound as NLFB get ready to kick off its 46th Sudbury summer July 6-9th! The crew behind the festival magical is extending this year’s celebration with an added bonus day of music on Thursday July 6th featuring headlining performer Buffy Sainte-Marie in a multiplatform cultural celebration! Festival headliners over the rest of the weekend include Yukon Blonde, A Tribe Called Red and Whitehorse, this is a lineup you don’t want to miss and there’s plenty more to discover once you hit the festival grounds! Since they’re initial line up announcement a few weeks ago NLFB has let slip...

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Here Comes the Sun Spring Handmade Market

Here Comes the Sun Spring Handmade Market

If you’re looking for something to do tomorrow, we suggest checking out Here Comes the Sun Spring Handmade Market hosted by Makers North at the Laurentian School of Architecture! Makers North’s aim is to support our handmade community through events and help makers showcase their work. We spoke with the organizers to find out more about Makers North, their upcoming market and their new Emerging Maker Program! Tell us a bit about Makers North. Julieanne: Makers North was started by Tracy Baker and I as a way to support our handmade community in Northern Ontario. We create events that celebrate...

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Get your dance on this weekend with Myths and Mirrors

Get your dance on this weekend with Myths and Mirrors

Myths and Mirrors collaborates with community to create art, share stories and provides support for communities to express themselves creatively. This weekend they are hosting their 5th Annual Dance-a-thon at Fromagerie Elgin and we spoke with them to find out more about their event and what projects they are working on this summer. This is the 5th Annual Dance-a-thon – you mentioned that this year you’re hoping to raise the bar – what can our readers expect from this year’s dance-a-thon? Well, one of the biggest changes is that we’re starting a little earlier than in previous years. We’re hoping that...

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Weekly Roundup: May 22-28

Weekly Roundup: May 22-28

Tuesday, May 23 Sudbury Trivia Night at The Fromo – 3 rounds of 15 questions, and one bonus question per round. Pages are marked a-la grade 5 math class by passing them to a friend. 11, teams of 2-8. Get there early seats fill up and we don’t take reservations! Winner takes home bragging rights and some awesome prizes are awarded throughout the night! BOARD OF AWESOME: Points scored for being awesome and promoting awesome things! Find a funny answer on someone’s card, even if its not the right answer you can still nominate them for an awesome star. We...

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UP HERE TEASES WITH FIRST LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENTS

UP HERE TEASES WITH FIRST LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENTS

Up Here is geared up to turn Downtown Sudbury into an immersive dreamscape once again! For a third year the fest will get to work beautifying our city with guest muralists visiting to bestow our bare walls with one of a kind pieces of art and buzzworthy shows from an eclectic group of performs of all genres. You want art installations? Check! You want multiple venues to choose from for shows? Check! You want surprise pop-up shows? Check! You want to have the absolute best time with people who love Sudbury as much as you? DOUBLE CHECK! Be there...

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