Aurora Town Council’s last 2014-2018 Term meeting was held on November 27th, 2018. In my opinion, probably one of the least interesting Council meetings I attended in the past four years, mainly because it was ceremonial rather than operational.  It was the last one for three of the Council members: Deputy Mayor John Abel (2-Term …

“I know they’re not real,” then she said, “you can’t scare me,” while walking through the candy shop. Kudos to this little brave person. You brought smiles to our faces! Every year on the Saturday evening before Halloween, a small portion of Sheppard’s Bush is transformed into Aurora’s Haunted Forest. A fun Aurora event that …

Jared Lutes, an award winning Canadian songwriter from Atlantic Canada, performed last Wednesday at Aurora’s Concerts in the Park. His performance was a nice reminder of my annual road trip with my family to Atlantic Canada this summer, more specifically a road trip to beautiful Prince Edward Island. And here is Jared Lutes’ performance in …

It has been a while since I heard 80s music. Last night at the Aurora’s Concerts in the Park it was a must see concert. DESIRE – The International U2 Tribute Act rocked our Town Park with many familiar songs from the past. Songs from the famous 1980s; my kind of songs. Also, it has …

Visiting Merlin’s Hollow English flower garden never fails me. No matter how many times I visit the Tomlinson’s garden, I always stumble upon something new. My latest easy find, a Yellow Crab Spider crawling over a purple Iris. No camouflage here. Perhaps it was an accidental landing as these yellow crab spiders according to Wiki like to hangout …

The McKenzie Marsh property on St. John’s Sideroad in Aurora has been sold and landscaping behind the pond began sometime in May. Changes can be seen from the main boardwalk observation deck just West of the railroad tracks on the North side of the road. The pond is transforming and the standing trees and shrubs …

If given the opportunity, people will walk with kids to the nearest play places, go shopping, or go to work by means of transportation other than by car. Governments on all levels promote the use of more local public transit to reduce the number of cars on the road and thus reduce traffic and pollution. Our …

Birds are in a full swing, hovering over our gardens, trails and streets of Aurora. Singing away. Yes, nest making and long anticipated mating or even hatching season is happening now. Trees are filling in and grass is getting greener. In fact it is almost green everywhere, of course at this time of the year …

A perfect pit stop for graffiti artists, an abandoned industrial building near the rail tracks. Not sure if the industrial building that is seen from Industrial Parkway here in Aurora, near Sheppard’s Bush Conservation area, is abandoned. Maybe it isn’t. It is however a deteriorated white building, with chipping paint, dripping water, some broken and …

On this day, four years ago on April 11th, 2014 firefighters battled a devastating fire of the Aurora United Church that was located at the corner of Yonge and Tyler Street downtown Aurora. It was an emotional day for the people of Aurora. On this day I was out of town and I only saw …