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Get Your Eggs Benny Here: 5 delicious diners to discover in North Bay

Get Your Eggs Benny Here: 5 delicious diners to discover in North Bay

The “ultimate” North Bay diner is highly contested among locals, especially when it comes to breakfast. Since two eggs, bacon, home fries and a side of toast is pretty much standard fare across the country, the deliciousness is in the details—and the ambience. Here...

Discover Outdoor Dining in North Bay

Discover Outdoor Dining in North Bay

From lakefront views to urban gardens, these sunny patios are open for business!   Note: As of June 14th, restaurants in Ontario are offering on-site outdoor dining, as well as curbside pick-up and delivery. If there’s anything better than getting outside to soak...

North Bay’s 5 Best Road Rides

North Bay’s 5 Best Road Rides

Discover urban trails, provincial parks, and historic communities in the north’s friendliest city for cyclers!   The Near North is full of interesting landscapes, fascinating history, and unique communities. North Bay’s most experienced riders, known informally...

North Bay’s Legendary Waterways

North Bay’s Legendary Waterways

Modern-day adventurers can’t help but be captivated by whispers of the past with each paddle stroke along the Nipissing passageway. This legendary water highway that includes Lake Nipissing, La Vase Portages and Mattawa River is steeped with a rich history of...

Fantastic Birds and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Birds and Where to Find Them

Spring has arrived in North Bay and the trickle of birds arriving will soon turn to a flood by early to mid-May. Of the 500+ species of birds in Ontario, over 300 of them have been seen in North Bay. Since North Bay has lakes on both its east and west boundaries many...

How You Know Spring Has Sprung in North Bay

How You Know Spring Has Sprung in North Bay

There are few delights finer than a beautiful spring day after a long, dark and cold winter. As nature turns her focus to replenishing the life cycle of flora and fauna, there are many subtle, but fascinating changes happening all around us – you just need to look...

Forest Talk Radio: Come and Listen To The Forest

Forest Talk Radio: Come and Listen To The Forest

Surrounding North Bay, Nipissing is forests, trails, lakes and waterfalls. We have so many outdoor spaces to discover and explore. Laurier Woods Conservation Area (co-owned by North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority and Friends of Laurier Woods) is just one of these...

You Should Be Eating Doughnuts

You Should Be Eating Doughnuts

We are living in a world where people call sugar the “new nicotine” and everyone is trying to replace carbohydrates with cauliflower. Until someone can make the reward centre in my brain NOT light up like Christmas when the holy trifecta (sugar, fat and salt) floods...

Starry Nights in North Bay

Starry Nights in North Bay

Cover photo courtesy of Liz Lott (2018 Ice Follies site-specific work by Aanmitaagzi of Big Medicine Studio on Nipissing First Nation) The night sky has always been a source of wonder and mystery. Since the beginning of time, stargazers have imagined captivating...

From Idea to Forever: A Magic Place Called White Water Gallery

From Idea to Forever: A Magic Place Called White Water Gallery

Artist-Run Centre culture is one of pushing boundaries, promoting experimental practices and building spaces for critical and contemporary discussion. Basically, it’s not your grandma's mainstream gallery full of still-life flower paintings. No offence, I love a good...

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