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The Year in Review in Windsor News – Winter 2011

Tuesday December 27th, 2011, 3:15pm


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January 2011

Abars Catches Fire


Firefighters are on the scene at Abars on Riverside Drive and Lauzon where they are working to extinguish a small fire in the bar’s crawlspace area. Fire broke…MORE

Happy FAMiversary!

Last night at Phog lounge was an awesome celebration of the celebration of the arts in Windsor. Four years ago to the day the first ever Harvesting the F.A.M. festival…MORE

PHOTOS: Fire in Downtown Windsor

CITY NEWSThe downtown is full of the sights, sounds and smells of a major fire in the 400 block of Ouellette Avenue. The fire, which has been burning since…MORE

Capitol Theatre Update


Will You Let It Slip Away? by Moe Malik from the windsoriteDOTca flickr pool
With just minutes left before the 11:00pm cut off time for City Council, the issue of the…MORE

February 2011

Windsor Blasted by Winter Storm

If you didn’t know it was there to start, good luck finding it now.
Only two hours in of what may be the storm of this Winter, curbs, road lines, and even…MORE

PHOTOS: Capitol Theatre Bares All


Media was invited to a last-minute tour of the Capitol Theatre with Mayor Eddie Francis this past Monday to survey the damage caused by years of neglect. From minor paint…MORE

A Lonely Road and Empty Buildings


For anyone who’s driven down the stretch of Huron Line between the E.C. Row Expressway and Cabana Rd. over the past year, it’s no secret that the roadsides have become quite lonely.

PHOTOS: After the Storm


Windsor cleaned up its streets after the snowstorm and it was business as usual downtown.
All major streets have been cleaned after roughly 26 centimeters of snow fell Sunday, and the…MORE

Competition for Air Canada at YQG


Traveling Windsorites can look forward to new flight options this spring.

Porter Airlines has announced today they will be servicing Windsor Airport starting April 27.

Porter will offer flights from…MORE

Dinner Theatre in Ford City Friday!

CITY NEWSWelcome to Ford City by jodelli from the windsoriteDOTca flickr pool.
The Ford City neighbourhood is made up of many diverse religious and cultural institutions, and to promote them, they hold…MORE

PHOTOS: A Winter’s Walk through Ojibway

All photographs taken by Chris Richards
With the greatest amount of snowfall in quite some time, no one can argue that this winter hasn’t been true to the full extent of…MORE

March 2011

Windsor Man Torches Police Cruiser at G20 Summit

CITY NEWSToronto Police Service release this photo of Nicodemo Catenacci, a Windsor man who set fire to a police cruiser during G20 protests last June.

A Windsor man pleads guilty to arson…MORE

Warm Up At Walkerville’s Newly Opened Cafe, “The Old Town Sweet Shop”

Enveloped in the delicious aroma of freshly baked honey bran muffins, I am warmed by the steaming cup of fresh coffee that sits before me on the old, refurbished table,…MORE

Michou Wins Artist Of The Year

Windsor’s very own Michou was named artist of the year in XM satellite radio’s Verge Music Awards March 1.
The band will walk away with $25,000 and a celebration show…MORE

PHOTOS: Maple First Taste of Spring at John R. Park Homestead


Did you know you could make maple syrup right in your backyard? When the night temperatures dip into the 20s and the day temperatures soar into the 40s,…MORE

PHOTOS: The Morning Drive in March

Windsor is unique in that it has a variety of cityscapes. A great way to experience these cityscapes is to take a drive from the Banwell area to Downtown Windsor….MORE

Take a Virtual Tour Of The Proposed New Fire Station #7


Windsor Fire and Rescue Services are in the final pre-construction stages, preparing to replace the very dated Station 7 located out on Lauzon Road.
Designed by Norr Architects,…MORE

New Riverfront Stage Construction Progressing

Construction of a new stage on Windsor’s Riverfront is progressing along for completion in time for this summer’s festival season.
The design of the new stage comes to us from…MORE

Border Road: Heritage Park Alliance Church Relocation

More and more buildings along the new border route are looking bare and empty, the newest will be Heritage Park Alliance Church when its new location opens later this year.


PHOTOS: Once Open, Now Closed

Windsorites do not have to look far to find reminders of businesses that once thrived in the Downtown core. Restaurants, book shops and many others closed down for a number…MORE

When “We Almost Lost Detroit” and…Windsor?


Much of the world’s attention this week is focused on a nuclear catastrophe at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in Japan. But did you know we had a…MORE

Lancers Women’s Basketball Team Wins CIS National Championship!

The Windsor Lancers women’s basketball team won the CIS championship game over the Saskatchewan Huskies with a final score of 63-49 Sunday…MORE

Burnout – A Visual Timeline of the 2011 Walker Road Fire

On February 15th of this year, fire destroyed a large warehouse in Walkerville, home of The Clean Depot and Party Warehouse. The fire burned for more than 24 hours and…MORE

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