Vintage: A Great Way to Go!

Erin Easterbrook When Courtney Leclair puts on her green, floor-length house-robe complete with shoulder pads, she’s engulfed in glamour. The robe is embroidered with a gold dragon on the back. The intricate detailing and luxurious materials suggest it was expensive, but Leclair bought the robe for a modest $8. Vintage clothing, like the dresses displayed […]

Vintage Shopping a Huge Success

Erin Easterbrook Vintage clothing has been doing very well in this economy The 25th annual Ottawa Vintage Sale was a day of “full-body contact shopping.” That’s how Jill Guertin describes the event which took place Nov. 15 in the Chateau Laurier Hotel. Although numbers have yet to be confirmed, many vintage vendors say they thought […]

Designer Burgers Are Not Made Equal

Cynthia Cheng “Designer” burgers – that is, more expensive fast food joints serving traditional fare, have been popping up all over Toronto and other parts of Canada in the past few years.  One of the latest additions to the market is South Street Burger, currently with several locations in the GTA and one in Calgary.  It […]