Sunday, September 15, 2019
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Did you ever draw as a kid? Do you sometimes wish you could pick up the pencil again? Drawing is a fantastic skill to have in your toolkit, whether for your professional goals or for a satisfying hobby. However, drawing can become a little...lonely. As appealing as it might sound to curl up in a blanket with paper and pencil...
Tucked away on the second floor of a heritage building in Carling Heights is the City Art Centre. For over 25 years, the City Art Centre has provided a safe place for artmaking to people who self-identify as experiencing mental illness. We chatted with co-chairs Jeni Peralta and Diana Hodgson and toured the Centre. “It's a bit of a hidden gem...
A crowd of bikers wait for the critical mass bike ride to start in Victoria Park. Photo by Thomas Sayers.
I walked my shining red bike into Victoria Park… I arrived right at 6:00. I was heading to the critical mass bike ride, but I was running late. I saw a few teens riding on the street near Wellington and Dufferin – had I missed the ride? My worries were quashed when I saw a slew of bikers of all ages...
A new festival is happening in the region this Saturday as we close out the summer. The Middle River Music Fest in St. Thomas celebrates two of the core things that bring people together: music and food! Festival organizer Gabe Fontana chatted with LondonFuse to offer some info and insight about this unique festival. From Farm to Stage One of the things...
Whether you have a chronic sweet tooth or are just looking for an extra decadent treat, there are lots of dessert options for you to indulge in across the city. Grab a friend and try out a new sweet spot! No matter what your preference is – ice cream, cake, donuts, pie – you can satisfy your craving at one...
Three people on the patio at Lone Star Texas Grill in London, Ontario
This summer, be sure to visit one of Downtown London's patios! There's a variety amongst Downtown London patios, in terms of seating, meals, and entertainment. You'll be sure to find something whether you want to try new brews, listen to live music, or even read a book. Check out part two of our patio guide below, and be sure to read...
Two people on the patio at Joe Kool's in London, Ontario.
Make the most of the short and sweet patio season Whether you enjoy sitting on an elevated patio, being close to Victoria Park, or want to sit back and enjoy a cup of coffee, there's a patio for you. Check out the list of must-visit downtown the next time you want to spend time in the great outdoors. Bertoldi’s Trattoria 650 Richmond Street Bertoldi's...
On Sunday, July 28, the London Pride Parade celebrated its 25th anniversary with the largest parade yet, both in terms of the number of floats and crowds there to watch and celebrate. For my nieces and nephews, it was their second year watching the parade. This year, with their parents busy, I took them on my own. Being the only...
There are lots of awesome things to do in London, ON but sometimes your wallet just doesn’t agree. Below are 12 free (or almost free) activities to try in London the next time you’re looking for some fun before payday. Gain a new perspective at Museum London Spend an afternoon exploring Museum London and some of their incredible exhibits. With an art...
A person waving excitedly at the camera while rollerblading in the 25th Annual London Pride Parade
Sunday evening might have been rainy, but lots of sunshine filled the London Pride Parade that afternoon. The parade, which ran from the Western Fair District to Victoria Park, celebrated a monumental year with its 25th annual event on Sunday, July 28, 2019. Like the weather, the parade exhibited warm and bright energy. Whether Londoners marched in the parade or watched...