Putting Down Roots

A proud career woman, Ashley Purdy, Communications Officer for the Town of Cobourg, was at a crossroads and needed to make a decision. Though she didn’t grow up in Cobourg her decision to lay down roots here was an easy one to make and heavily influenced by the words and memories of a childhood friend. [...]

By |2019-06-28T02:51:26+00:00June 27th, 2018|Culture, Experience, Local|Comments Off on Putting Down Roots

Illuminate and Inspire

“The AGN is not simply a place where one gathers but a place where opportunity and imagination exists. A place where public engagement is at the centre of its programs, and a place that inspires, promotes and supports its communities.” The Art Gallery of Northumberland (AGN) is Northumberland County’s largest public art gallery, located [...]

By |2019-06-28T02:55:49+00:00June 27th, 2018|Culture, Experience, Local|Comments Off on Illuminate and Inspire

Back to Your Roots

Chocolate or vanilla? Moose tracks or bubble gum? Maybe you’re thinking, triple chocolate brownie quake or maybe you have a Black Raspberry thunder type of palate? These are some of the difficult decisions you’ll be forced to make when you step into Edward Cunnington’s “Dairy Dream” at 66 King. Like a scene straight out of Grease, [...]

By |2019-06-28T02:57:04+00:00June 27th, 2018|Local Food, Culture, Experience, Local|Comments Off on Back to Your Roots

Palate-Pleasing Possibilities

Feeling hungry? Thirsty? Then you’ve come to the right place. There is no shortage of places to grab a quick bite, sit down and enjoy a nice meal or grab a drink. What many of the restaurants, brewers and shops of Cobourg have in common is their passion and belief that what we serve [...]

By |2019-06-27T19:15:18+00:00June 27th, 2018|Local Food, Culture, Experience, Local|Comments Off on Palate-Pleasing Possibilities

Festive Spirit

Spanning nearly 750 metres, Cobourg Beach is no stranger to travelers and most definitely needs no introduction. This “Blue Flag” certified slice of heaven is host to nearly 850,000 visitors each year. How do they find their way here? Let’s just say, the cat is out of the bag on this one. What makes [...]

By |2019-06-27T19:15:45+00:00June 27th, 2018|Culture, Experience, Local|Comments Off on Festive Spirit

Our Past Remembered

The Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre is housed in one long stone building, commonly called “the barracks” and an 1870s workman’s cottage. The volunteers that help keep the place running will tell you that they don’t have a lot of space and they like it that way because everywhere you look is part of the story. The land [...]

By |2019-06-28T02:58:43+00:00June 27th, 2018|Heritage, Culture, Experience, Local|Comments Off on Our Past Remembered

Life in the Past Lane

History is one of those amazing topics that brings you into its story and helps you to appreciate where we’ve been and exactly how we’ve reached the place we’re in now. Settlers started arriving in Cobourg in the 1790s which, at the time, was known for its 40 houses, 2 inns, 4 stores, several [...]

By |2019-06-28T03:01:11+00:00June 27th, 2018|Heritage, Culture, Experience, Local|Comments Off on Life in the Past Lane

Destination Downtown

Just passing through? Looking for something special for that someone special? Or maybe you’re looking to treat yourself? We’ve got you covered on all fronts. From the East tothe West, thiseight-block walk is lined with shops that are sure to have you coming back again and again. Thrift finder? Check out Beyond the Blue [...]

By |2019-06-28T02:59:20+00:00May 25th, 2018|Local Food, Culture, Experience, Food + Drink, Shopping, Local|Comments Off on Destination Downtown