Saturday, December 14, 2019

Aurora Politics Matter

Canopy of Lights – Approved Yes, Feasible Maybe

It has been about two or three years since the Christmas tree on St. John’s Sideroad, just West of Yonge Street, was...

documenting Aurora

Doors Open Aurora – Swans and Freedom Fighters

By Matt Maddocks. Recently I attended two of the many Doors Open Aurora events. I went to visit Harry...

Hidden Red Barn Near Sheppard’s Bush Conservation Area

It was an accidental find. The red barn's roof with an emblem of a horse on the front face of the barn...

Doors Open Aurora 2015, a Visit to Aurora Readiness Centre

This is our first year attending Doors Open Aurora with our seven year old. Perhaps that has something to do with his better attention...

Town Park and Beyond, March Break Family Walk

Town Park, this is where we started to walk and then disappeared into the small streets near by and eventually all the...

Cenotaph in the Town of Aurora During Victoria Day

Town of Aurora Cenotaph during Victoria Day, May 18, 2015. Town of Aurora Cenotaph, a memorial tower built...

Intriguing Building, 15297 Yonge Street

Very little can be found about this intriguing building located at 15297 Yonge Street, little North of Centre Street. This is the...

Live Concerts in Aurora

Concerts in the Park – Marshall Dane’s Country Live Show

Town of Aurora noted on their website, Marshall Dane is a "must see" and most importantly, "must hear." Marshall Dane truly is...

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...

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...

Town of Aurora Events

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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...

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...

Interesting Reads

Why Aurora is Better Than Florida, Even in March

By K. Taylor, Aurora ON. Have the streets seemed a little emptier to you lately? Have you noticed a decided drop in...

Thoughts on Multiculturalism, and Cake

By K. Taylor, Aurora ON. Have you ever gotten to the party, after the cake was served? You knew they had cake, but...

Aurora Community

Explore Aurora

Victoria Day Fireworks In Aurora? Not Happening

Victoria Day fireworks in Aurora are not happening. Internet traffic spikes every year on the Victoria Day weekend as Aurora residents are searching...

Trails in Aurora

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...

Sheppard’s Bush Winter Art, A Beautiful Day & Graffiti Discovered

Sheppard's Bush and good weather definitely go hand in hand. Today's winter weather was beautiful and appreciated by many. We all know...

Aurora Community Arboretum, The Creators We Don’t See

The Aurora Community Arboretum has a full task force behind it - a task force of experienced and hard working volunteers that many...

Birding in Aurora

Soaring Red-Tailed Hawk Over St. Andrew’s Valley

Enjoy the snow because it is not going to last. Spring in Aurora is in fact around the corner. I know that...

The Sharp Shinned Hawk & The Story Behind A Local Photographer

By Andrew Zuliani, Aurora ON. My name is Andrew and I am photographer based in Aurora, Ontario. A few days ago, I was...

Saved a Bird Again, European Starling

Warning, some readers may find the following a little disturbing. While we were finishing up eating our late breakfast at a local...

Flowers & Trees

Merlin’s Hollow, An English Garden in Aurora After the Rain

Another great photo journey on June 13, 2015 through the Merlin's Hollow, an English garden, a collection of about 2000 flowering species,...

Where is the Forest? I Can’t See the Forest, Why?

Last week on the way home from Arctic Adventure at the Town Park we drove by the construction site near our home...

Merlin’s Hollow The English Garden & The Loudest Toad

Our Town of Aurora community is definitely growing and I am for sure experiencing our town's growth on Saturdays. There is so...