Category: Best of KW

being a realtor

The myth and reality of being a Realtor

Being a Realtor There are a few things about being a Realtor that are misunderstood by our clients. These things are part of the job for us Getting paid Often we go...

271 West

271 West

Lunch at 271 West A decade ago when I worked in an office, going out for lunch was something I did at least once a week, often more. But now that I work from my home...

i heart beer

I heart beer festival

I Heart BEER Festival George Carlin once said, “As a matter of principle, I never attend the first annual anything.” But for beer and bacon, I think we can make an...

open mic

Stories Aloud Open Mic Storytelling

I listen to a lot of open mic storytelling podcasts. Some of my favourite include: The Moth, Risk and Snap Judgement. I did not know until recently that on the second...

new year levee

City of Waterloo New Year’s Levee and City of Kitchener New Years Levee

lev·ee ˈlevē/ noun a reception or assembly of people, in particular. NORTH AMERICAN archaic a formal reception of visitors or guests.noun: levee; plural noun: levees...

Psychic Fair

I just knew it! It’s time again for the Psychic Fair!

First Star K-W Psychic Fair Wouldn’t you like to know what’s in your future? For longer than 25 years, First Star Enterprises has been organizing K-W’s most...

Making Money off the Student Body

Known for Canada’s only authentic Oktoberfest (the second largest in the world), the city of Waterloo attracts plenty of beer-guzzling, partying post-secondary...

Museums in Waterloo Region

Museums to visit in Waterloo Region

Waterloo Region Museums Waterloo Region is an old place. Not old like Athens or Tokyo, but old like Vancouver and St Louis. As such, we have a lot of history here and...

Angie’s Kitchen

Angie’s Kitchen – a local landmark since 1962 Angie’s Kitchen has been a local landmark since 1962. It’s no wonder why. I had a friend visiting and we were...

Kitchener Waterloo Oktoberfest

Kitchener Waterloo Oktoberfest Thanksgiving Day Parade

Our annual Kitchener Waterloo Oktoberfest Thanksgiving Day Parade is a great parade. Thousands of people line the parade route each year to see the floats, bands and...