Monday, January 25, 2021

Aurora Politics Matter

documenting Aurora

The Armoury is Now Open for Town Events, Aurora Family Day

The Armoury is now open to the public. It has been open for lunches and brunches in the last few months, but it's my...

Janice Jones – 52 Pick Me Up Card of the Week

52 Pick Me Up is a community-based sports heritage project celebrating the year of Sport in Aurora and this week's pick is Janice Jones. Through...

John W. Bowser, More About an Auroran Linked to the Empire State Building

John W. Bowser, more about an Auroran linked to the Empire State Building. I thought perhaps it was time to return to some of...

Pope John Paul II Flew Over Aurora in Five-Helicopter Convoy

Yes, Pope John Paul II flew over Aurora. It happened a long time ago. When Pope John Paul II arrived in Canada for World...

Changing Aurora Behind the December 2017 Snow Filter

We took our last drive of 2017 a few days before New Year's day through some streets of Aurora. Surprisingly, we found ourselves driving...

Doors Open Aurora, St. Andrew’s College (SAC)

I had been eyeing to visit St. Andrew's College (SAC) (Town of Aurora, Ontario, Canada) for a long time now. I was just curious to...

Live Concerts in Aurora

Fleetwood Nicks and Practically Petty Concerts in the Park Throwback

Today, the feeling of hot summer days can only be duplicated by wearing a winter jacket and boots. But last summer, I recall the...

Concerts in the Park – DESIRE The International U2 Tribute Act

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...

Platinum Blonde at Aurora’s Ribfest Summer 2014

Platinum Blonde performance on September 6th during Aurora's 2014 Ribfest.  Glass Tiger concert the night before was cancelled due to thunderstorm that rocked Aurora instead.

Town of Aurora Events

Fleetwood Nicks and Practically Petty Concerts in the Park Throwback

Today, the feeling of hot summer days can only be duplicated by wearing a winter jacket and boots. But last summer, I recall the...

Living in Aurora Social Connections

939FansLike
507FollowersFollow
2,004FollowersFollow
30SubscribersSubscribe

Environment

High Winds All Day, Hydro Pole Tipping on Bayview Avenue

Last time I checked, the hydro pole on Bayview Avenue just North of St. John's sideroad in Newmarket was still tipping and the road...

Need for Temporary Fix for Excessive Application of Road Salt in Aurora

It is an observation, but I think that Town of Aurora is applying road salt a little excessively. Salt, in general is a good...

Aurora Implementing Ward System

APL All Candidates Meeting, Council Candidates, Municipal Elections 2018

APL All Candidates Meeting, Council Candidates, Municipal Elections 2018: Today on September 30th, 2018 at Aurora Town Hall, Aurora Public Library hosted a Municipal...

Public Voted Ward System Nay & Less Councillors Yea

I always thought that my parents had better service from the politicians in their community. My parents rarely follow local politics, but it seems like local...

Is Ward System Ideal for Town of Aurora? I Am Still Thinking

Yes, Town of Aurora residents will be voting at the polls if they are in favour of a ward system. Sometimes I ask myself why...

Living in Aurora Community

Black Lives Matter Protest in Aurora, In Photos

Black Lives Matter (BLM) protesters walking South on Yonge Street, Aurora ON on June 7th, 2020. "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere, Martin...

Explore Aurora

Thoughts on Multiculturalism, and Cake

By K. Taylor, Aurora ON. Thoughts on multiculturalism, and cake. Have you ever gotten to the party, after the cake was served? You knew they had cake, but you didn’t get to eat it. I feel a bit like that right now. As drops of cold...

Trails in Aurora

Aurora Community Arboretum, Beaver in Town?

It is a matter of time and the Aurora Community Arboretum will be green again. However, having said that we must first wait for...

At McKenzie Wetland, Best-est Time We Had Together Walking

McKenzie Wetland - how about writing a bit about this nature place and Aurora's gem? Overload encountered. Often I get a sudden surge of...

Mallard Duck Show at the Atkinson Wetland Boardwalk

Mallard duck the most familiar bird in the Town of Aurora beside the Canada Goose. Mallards at play at the Atkinson Wetland boardwalk on...

Birding in Aurora

Wild Turkeys Sighting on St. John’s Sideroad

St. John's Sideroad west of Yonge Street, near the entrance to future St. Anne's School for Girls. More Wild Turkey Photos Year End Wild Turkey Chase...

At McKenzie Wetland, Best-est Time We Had Together Walking

McKenzie Wetland - how about writing a bit about this nature place and Aurora's gem? Overload encountered. Often I get a sudden surge of...

Starlings and More Starlings, Wellington St and Bayview Ave

Something has been attracting a flock of European Starlings to the Wellington and Bayview intersection area I heard. Well coincidentally, we encountered them last...

Flowers & Trees

Merlin’s Hollow English Garden Just in Time for Mother’s Day

Mother's Day visit reminiscing. Merlin's Hollow English garden, what can I say, it's a garden full of hidden flowering treasures, crawling and flying creatures,...

The Fields of Gold, Renewed Signs of Strength and Hope

It is hard to believe that the Aurora Community Arboretum is about two decades old; a beautiful parkland stretch located in the East end of...

Merlin’s Hollow, My Favourites in Full Bloom, Irises and Peonies

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....