St. John’s East

This district includes the northeastern part of the Avalon Peninsula, including the northern half of the City of St. John’s, and the eastern half of CBS. It also includes Bell Island, Little Bell Island and Kelly’s Island. Talking to the candidates for St. John’s East.

St. John’s South-Mount Pearl

Includes the south end of St. John’s, plus Mount Pearl and Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove. Talking to the candidates for St. John’s East.

The school that music built

Local percussionist Curtis Andrews is putting on a show to help raise money to build a school in the West African country of Ghana—Alex Pierson gets some details. “I knew I wanted to help this village in some way for all I had learned there,”…

Now open

After a full ‘Year of Conversation’ on the subject, the Gower Street United Church has made the decision to perform same-sex marriage ceremonies at the church. This makes it the first church in the city—and one of the only churches in the province—to make the…

Beet vegetable soup

Andreae Prozesky tames the savage beet. It’s been a while since I went on about my love of beets, hasn’t it? Oh friendly beet, you sweet, red heart of loveliness, with your delicious wine-veined leaves and burgundy-bleeding stems! How I love thee! How I am…

Andrew Stewart

Occupation: Math Ninja Bio: Born and raised in Glovertown, Andrew wrote his first mathematics competition in the seventh grade. In the eleventh grade, he finished third in the province and in the top four per cent in Canada. He recently wrote a competition exam to…

Field Notes

Kerri Breen dances like Elaine. Potter gets new digs, new show Jay Kimball—potter and perennial candidate for the Nicest Dude Ever Award—has been hiding out in a new lair. All his precious, yet functional pottery has been set against bright green and brown walls in…

Look

Adam Pottle (26) “It’s Casual Friday at work, so I guess I’m dressing in my own style, rather than work style. It’s a little punkish… I like things very basic, lots of blacks and whites—not really mixing up much color… Skinny jeans are back in,…

NHL ’09

Xbox 360 They did it with the baseball games first. Now we see the first hockey take on the one sport, one player approach which will no doubt dominate all 2K and EA sports games for the next few years.

The Index

Average number of hours Canadians spent listening to radio in 2006: 20.5 hours per week Average in 2007: 18.3 hours per week Average number of hours for teenagers in 2007: 7.2 hours per week Hours Newfoundlanders spent listening to radio in 2007: 18.6 hours per…

The Wicker Man

Directed by Neil LaBute Time hasn’t been kind to Nicholas Cage. His recent films range from dull to laughably stupid, his toupees are getting more blatant with age, and his acting dial is currently set to Shatner.

DIY: Classic Rock Experience

Do not follow Dave Sullivan‘s advice on the classic tribute band extravaganza. Have you ever been thunderstruck? Have you had The Wall in your tape deck since it came out in 1979? Do you hear a bustle in your hedge row? Well, don’t be alarmed…

Storefront

Bars — a one street way? Sydney Blackmore looks both ways before crossing. Drink discretion City council is making it just a little bit harder to operate a bar in the downtown area—anywhere off George Street at least. “Right now, as long as you meet…

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mayor avenue. Photo by Rachel Jean Harding (Click for a larger image)