Arts & Culture Rock City Council in Cornwall Ontario – August 10, 2011 Culture Plan Released!

Arts & Culture Rock City Council in Cornwall Ontario – August 10, 2011 Culture Plan Released!

Cornwall ON –I’ve never seen Arts and Culture be such a hot topic as it seems to be here in Cornwall Ontario.     The Culturescape report was released Monday night at city council.    It was attended by many from the ad hoc  Seaway Cultural Committee (formerly the Cornwall Cultural Committee of which I […]

Seaway Windows Has Monthly Space Available for Visual Artists – August 10, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Seaway Windows Has Monthly Space Available for Visual Artists – August 10, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Seaway Windows at 29 2nd St. E., Cornwall, Ontario are available to interested Visual Artists on a monthly rotation to display their latest creations. The display for August features the talents of Regional Artists Marc Carrière, Carmen Masson and Katie Larin. This venue (provided by the Seaway News) offers 24/7 viewing. Artists interested […]

Sunday in the Magical Forest of Whispering Pines – What the Pixies and I talked about and how was your weekend? August 7, 2011

Sunday in the Magical Forest of Whispering Pines – What the Pixies and I talked about and how was your weekend?   August 7, 2011

Faerie Forest ON – So what did you do this weekend dear viewers of The Cornwall Free News?  I had a crazy Friday and Saturday.     This job; just like any other has good elements and some not so good ones.   Part of my job is having to deal with people I’d normally […]

Graham Greer on the Patio By Dominic Bissonnette – August 5, 2011 Cornwall Ontario

Graham Greer on the Patio  By Dominic Bissonnette – August 5, 2011 Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON –  The patio at East Side Mario’s had a decent crowed show up tonight to see Graham Greer and Eric Clapton (aka Todd Huckabone). For those of you who have seen Graham perform in the past he was his usual entertaining, quick witted self.  As much as I hadn’t seen Graham Greer perform […]

Art Fest at Waterfest in Cornwall Ontario – August 13-14 in Lamoureux Park !

Art Fest at Waterfest in Cornwall Ontario – August 13-14  in Lamoureux Park !

Cornwall Ontario –  Waterfest is adding an art element to its schedule of events this year!  From their release: What: Our first-ever community artists/artisans market at the historic Cornwall Canal When: Sat. Aug. 13th & Sun. Aug.14th 10:00am- 4:00pm Where: Along the historic Cornwall Canal in Lamoureux Park near the Seaway International Bridge, Cornwall, ON […]

Coffey’s Coffee Introduces Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee to Cornwall and SD&G Ontario! Rare Coffee tasting August 12th at the Long Sault Farmer’s Market

Coffey’s Coffee Introduces Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee to Cornwall and SD&G Ontario!  Rare Coffee tasting August 12th at the Long Sault Farmer’s Market

Ingleside ON – Reg Coffey of Coffey’s Coffee has capitulated to local coffee lover’s demands.   He roasts some of the finest coffee in the area, but has until this time stayed away from the higher end rare coffee’s of the world. After sampling some Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee recently he changed his mine and […]

Memory Lane Sweets Brings Home Made Gelato to New Levels – Pitt Street in Beautiful Downtown Cornwall Ontario – HD VIDEO

Memory Lane Sweets Brings Home Made Gelato to New Levels – Pitt Street in Beautiful Downtown Cornwall Ontario – HD VIDEO

Cornwall ON –  It was a sweet time while I was walking Pitt Street during Buskerville.   Karen O’Reilly and her partner have taken an ugly old former office space and turned it into a mecca of sugary candy and cold gelato with flavors that explode in your mouth. Gelato is huge in most cities, […]

Buskerville 2 – Good Tunes, Good Times, Hope for Buskerville 3 by Roy Berger – August 1, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Buskerville 2 – Good Tunes, Good Times, Hope for Buskerville 3 by Roy Berger – August 1, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON –  Bongos, guitars and drums were the sound event in downtown Cornwall yesterday. Dozens of Cornwall’s musical artists openly played their unique tunes on Pitt Street. Small crowds gathered to admire the sidewalk performances. Local pedestrian traffic was obviously higher, restaurants and stores were seeing action. Buskers raised money for charity. Some musical entrepreneurs […]

New home for Green Drinks in Cornwall Ontario Starting Tuesday August 9th, 2011

New home for Green Drinks in Cornwall Ontario Starting Tuesday August 9th, 2011

Cornwall ON –  The Glengarrian Pub & Restaurant, Sydney Street, is the new host for Green Drinks Cornwall. Starting Tuesday August 9th, the event will take place at 7pm on the 2nd Tuesday of every month. Green Drinks is an informal night out for anyone who cares about the environment and a transition to a […]

Cornwall Ontario Alive with the Sounds of Buskerville 2 – Saturday July 30th from 10:30-5:30 PM!

Cornwall Ontario Alive with the Sounds of Buskerville 2 – Saturday July 30th from 10:30-5:30 PM!

Cornwall ON –  The Sounds of Buskerville took Cornwall by storm last year.   Well maybe not storm, but definitely a strong Summer breeze which should be accompanying the musical event of the season here in Cornwall; at least for some of the many local performers! Pitt Street between First Street and Third Street will be closed to vehicle […]

Mélanie Brûlée D’Amour Unveils New Songs on the Patio at Eight Zero Zero in Cornwall Ontario – July 27, 2011

Mélanie Brûlée D’Amour Unveils New Songs on the Patio at Eight Zero Zero in Cornwall Ontario – July 27, 2011

Cornwall ON –  The rains kept right on rolling by Cornwall Ontario as Eight Zero Zero, one of the finest restaurants in the area opened up their patio to the sounds of Mélanie Brûlée D’Amour who surprised the enthusiastic and supportive crowd with two new songs! The Small Town and the Prey httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWOmeKvaLMw The ice was […]

Open Mind Eco-Festival Celebration and Well-being August 9th -16th 2011 – Whispering Pines Campsite – Curran Ontario

Open Mind Eco-Festival Celebration and Well-being August 9th -16th 2011 – Whispering Pines Campsite – Curran Ontario

Cornwall ON –  I discovered Whispering Pines Campsite in Curran Ontario last month.  It’s an amazing place and I’ll be returning in August for the Open Mind Festival!  I’ll be live on the site covering some of the events so stay tuned! . OpenMind Festival is a gathering of Celebration, Visionary arts, Transcendent music, Conscious […]

Mélanie Brûlée D’Amour Live on the Patio at Eight Zero Zero in Cornwall Ontario! New Table d’ Hote Wednesday July 27, 2011

Mélanie Brûlée D’Amour Live on the Patio at Eight Zero Zero in Cornwall Ontario!  New Table d’ Hote Wednesday July 27, 2011

Cornwall ON – It’s summertime and the patios are filling up with people having a great time and catching the best of the local music scene.  Wednesday night you can catch Mélanie Brûlée D’Amour (formerly of the General Electryk) playing at Eight Zero Zero at the corner of Cumberland and 9th in Cornwall Ontario. Ms D’Amour […]

Dirty Town Under a Crooked Bridge Second Hot Test Cover by Williamstown Artist Jay Schwartz! Whatcha think? July 21, 2011

Dirty Town Under a Crooked Bridge Second Hot Test Cover by Williamstown Artist Jay Schwartz!  Whatcha think? July 21, 2011

Cornwall ON –  Jay Schwartz just turned in the 2nd official test cover for my new novel, Dirty Town Under a Crooked Bridge which comes out on Amazon Kindle and other fine E- Book retailers  just in time for Christmas!  Due to demand and interest I am very proud to announce that we will be […]

New Woody Allen film, Midnight in Paris opens at Port Theatre in Cornwall Ontario Friday July 22, 2011

New Woody Allen film, Midnight in Paris opens at Port Theatre in Cornwall Ontario Friday July 22, 2011

Cornwall ON –   Starting Friday July 22 The Port Theatre in Cornwall Ontario is playing Midnight in Paris; the highest grossing Woody Allen film in history.    To check out the buzz and be able to watch a movie without wearing 3D glasses head down 132 Montreal Road! The Trailer httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I99slAjca5Y The flick stars […]

The Dead Zone Concert review by Dominic Bisonette – July 20, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

The Dead Zone Concert review by Dominic Bisonette – July 20, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – On june 24th I found myself at Babylon’s in Ottawa waiting for a band to walk on stage. At approximately 9:25pm when The Dead Zone was done their first song, I had fallen in love with punk again.   The 2 opening bands, Black Market Candy and Fore Stroke warmed up the waiting […]

It’s time for the Chesterville Fair! July 22-24th – Valdy – Landmark – and Ambush!

It’s time for the Chesterville Fair!  July 22-24th – Valdy – Landmark – and Ambush!

Chesterville ON – The Chesterville & District Agricultural Society is proud to present the 80th Annual Chesterville Fair, July 22nd to 24th.  This year’s fair is packed with entertainment at an incredible value for everybody, including agricultural displays, a thrilling midway, exciting shows, children’s entertainment, live music and much more! As with every agricultural fair […]