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Stepmom stepping up to help women taking on motherly role

Stepmom stepping up to help women taking on motherly role

Barrie Stepmoms group meets once a month in city's south end
Bookstore has everything covered, even their local ghost

Bookstore has everything covered, even their local ghost

Owner of Rivendell Books, located in the Wellington Plaza, says she has tried to create 'a real local place, where people could come and enjoy books together'
If you're looking for seafood and a show, might as well get Fancy

If you're looking for seafood and a show, might as well get Fancy

'No doubt, our specialty and crowd favourite is the halibut, but we really do have something for everyone,' says new owner Mike Chanko
Shops of Downtown sharing space in Georgian Mall

Shops of Downtown sharing space in Georgian Mall

Everleigh Garden, Janet Kemp Ladies Fashion, Barrie Olive Oil Co., Our House and Zuzu Fashion Boutique using 3,500-sq.-ft. location during Christmas shopping season
MacLaren staff paint picture of what downtown gallery has to offer residents

MacLaren staff paint picture of what downtown gallery has to offer residents

'We’re probably one of the most beautiful buildings in Barrie to host an event, and I argue we’re amongst the most affordable'
Get your shopping done at 'the best gift shop' you likely never thought about

Get your shopping done at 'the best gift shop' you likely never thought about

You don't have to be a patient or visitor to take advantage of the RVH shop
Sonder Studio and Events is a new community hub in the east end

Sonder Studio and Events is a new community hub in the east end

In this week's What's Up Wednesday, we shine the spotlight on new facility at the corner of Penetang and St. Vincent; Concept is 'community driven'
Applebee’s salutes veterans, active service members with free meal Monday

Applebee’s salutes veterans, active service members with free meal Monday

'Giving out free meals is just a small part of this day. This is all about listening to and having a conversation with theses heroes'
A Little Thai Kitchen nestles into east end

A Little Thai Kitchen nestles into east end

'I love to cook and we hope more people come in and try the dishes we have,' says Supannee Ferguson
Cop's book launch will 'look like something out of a Hollywood movie'

Cop's book launch will 'look like something out of a Hollywood movie'

Michael Walton will launch his second book, APOK Derailed, on Thursday with a special event at The Farmhouse