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Shop Local : Jake by the Lake

Shop Local : Jake by the Lake

Whoa this year has been a roller coaster ride! Not as many ups as downs but it feels like we’re hopefully on the way up again. One thing that has been clear to me throughout all of this is that the businesses in our community are most important! The #shoplocal mentality has never been more...

November 25, 2020November 25, 2020
Young Petty Stones at the Cove

Young Petty Stones at the Cove

Seamus Cowan, manager of The Cove Country Inn has an amazing talent for music. His history with music is storied (you should definitely ask him about it sometime), but he has found his niche at his family owned and operated business here in Westport, curating live music events and supporting local artists through the pandemic....

September 25, 2020September 25, 2020
Lonesome Ace Stringband at the Cove

Lonesome Ace Stringband at the Cove

During the month of August I had the privilege of photographing and taking some video of the Lonesome Ace Stringband performance out on the Cove’s patio. Chris Coole on banjo, John Showman on fiddle made up 2/3rd’s of the band, but they certainly didn’t bring an incomplete set. The guys did a wonderful job mixing...

September 4, 2020September 4, 2020
What’s for Supper Tonight Westport

What’s for Supper Tonight Westport

During the early COVID-19 months, there was an initiative on the What’s on Westport Facebook page that ran under the hashtag: #whatsforsuppertonightwestport. Spearheaded by Tamara Carlson, readers of the page could post a photo or recipe (or both) of what they were making for dinner that night. It was a way to bring everyone together...

August 28, 2020August 28, 2020
Canada United Weekend

Canada United Weekend

The weekend of August 28th, 29th and 30th, Westport will be celebrating Go Canada United. An event initiated by RBC, everyone is encouraged to shop, dine and save local.