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Acting Waterfront Project Manager Paul Pepe has claimed that since opening on December 16, the Prince Arthur’s Landing rink has had at LEAST 100 people skating every day. He did not specify that they were 100 individual persons or one person showing up 100 times. Personally, I have seen an average of one or […]
Corona’s new ad campaign.
OK. Breathtaking views to the Sleeping Giant. So we were promised. These are the actual breathtaking views Water Garden Pavilion restaurant diners can expect, Inside Looking Out Yes, in this one you can see most of the Sleeping Giant….until the leaves come back on those trees. Then diddly squat. Sitting Outside Once again, once the […]
Opened 6:00 pm, on Friday December 16, 2011. Closed for the season at 10 pm on Friday December 16, 2011. Sigh…… Work still going on inside. No idea what to do with the building. No takers to rent space. Too expensive. Why was it built? Can someone remind me?
OK. You are the Waterfront Development Office. You are faced with a Grand Opening a few days away. You have this piece of art on your sidewalk. What do you do? Well, first thing that probably popped in their heads was that you rip up the old asphalt sidewalk and repave it. Could work. Expensive […]
According to all media reports, Friday Night’s Grand Opening attracted hundreds of people. Porta Potties galore. However, Saturday rolls around and all the blue outhouse are gone. The City of Thunder Bay needs to warn visitors of the lack of toilet facilities in the portion of Prince Arthur’s Landing that lies south of the skating pad. There […]
During the public information meeting the City of Thunder Bay held to unveil its new “Maintaining Infrastructure is Cheaper Than Replacing It” line of thinking, Mr. Matson, General Manager of Transportation and Works, told the sparse audience that road construction contracts that are on going in the City right now include all infrastructure located from property line […]
First impression? Where is Brook McIlroy? An article about building something expensive in Thunder Bay and no Brook McIlroy reference. Something is rotten in the state of Denmark. The following article makes it sound like Thunder Bay has another shot at a the much promoted arena/entertainment/convention centre that all of Thunder Bay Administration along with 1778691 Ontario Inc. […]
This Friday, The City of Thunder Bay is celebrating the grand opening of Prince Arthur’s Landing. The $60M waterfront development that is basically a skating rink with two really fancy warm-up shacks. I am told that in the spring, when the snow melts, the development may be more than that. For now though, that […]