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Friday, November 27, 2020

London Neighbourhood Histories: Growing Up in Huron Heights

I grew up in Huron Heights. I spent my first 18 years in the suburb known as Hillcrest, just east of Kipps Lane. It...

London’s Ghost Signs — Part Two

Haunted by age, neglect, and weather, London, ON’s ghost signs tell the story of another time. Ghost signs  — faded memorials to businesses past —...

London Neighbourhood Histories: Old East Village’s Artistic Roots Run Deep

Defined by its historic roots and indomitable spirit, London, ON’s Old East Village exudes a unique and timeless charm.  A short distance east of the...

London’s Ghost Signs — Part 1

Ghost signs — the old and faded signs of businesses and people of days gone by — serve as reminders of the changing city,...

London Neighbourhood Histories: Blackfriars Battles The Antler River

Nestled next to the river, under the watchful eye of Downtown London, is the neighbourhood of Blackfriars. At the bottom of the river valley,...

Planning Your Canada Day At Home

Oh, July 1st. It’s the beginning of the first full month of summer and the unofficial kick-off to summer vacation, culminating in a desire...

Have A Little Local Heritage With Your Coffee At Edgar &...

This February, Pour Over London, London. London, ON is a city rich in history and there’s a new project that aims to bring the community...

A Timeline Of Harris Park’s History

Harris Park is more than a green space - it's a part of local history. After all, Eldon House, above the park, is the oldest...

A Timeline Of Victoria Park’s History

Get to know the heart of Downtown London! Whether you’ve gone to one of the many festivals, or walked past the illuminated evergreen trees in...

Histories Of London, ON: Bars And Taverns

A little history, one pint at a time... Here it is, the fifth mini-doc in the "Histories of London, ON" series. Last but not least,...