Category: Best of KW

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...

Settlement Coffee

I recently returned form Vietnam where I spent most of my time either dodging traffic or drinking coffee. I love Vietnam. I love their coffee – sweet, strong and...

Canoe

Canoe the Grand River

Looking for something to do in a canoe? Canoe the Grand River! The Grand River meanders from the middle of nowhere somewhere south of Collingwood, through Fergus and...