Top 5 Festive Drinks you can Find in Sudbury

This week has been freezing so it’s time to warm up with some really delicious festive drinks! Why wait in line at Starbucks for a (let’s face it) subpar holiday drink when you get some more delicious ones at our local coffee shops? Today we’re sharing five of our favourite festive drinks we think you NEED to check out before the holidays pass us by. The Cedar Nest – Peppermint White Mocha If you haven’t already been to The Cedar Nest, you need to get over there. This is the most adorable café we’ve ever had the pleasure of......

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BOOK TALK WITH GSPL: GLENN THIBEAULT

Last year Glenn Thibeault made a New Year’s Resolution that focused around books. His resolution was to read at least one book per month all year. While he may not have found the time get to a book every month this past year, his reasons for creating this goal for himself have to do with the large impact books have had on his life. Glenn Thibeault is currently the MPP for the Sudbury area. While he still enjoys the feeling of a good old fashioned in his hands, he has also started using the public library’s digital services like......

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Shop Local: Our Crater's Holiday Gift Guide

You may have noticed how much we love to support our local businesses so we wanted to share a local gift guide with you guys. There are only 12 more days until Christmas Eve which means it’s time to get all of your shopping done. Avoid the malls, and shop local this year! I’m guilty of waiting until the last minute to finish all of my holiday shopping so I’ll be using this gift guide to check off everyone else on my list. For the coffee lover:   Old Rock Coffee Holiday Blend   Refuel yourself to knock down those Monday blues! #CoffeeIsLife #SupportLocal......

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CRATER CONVERSATIONS EP 6 - JAKE DEETH

Welcome to another edition of Crater Conversations, our new weekly show live on CKLU Sunday nights at 10PM! So, what exactly is the show all about? Join your host Crater co-founder Jess each week as we sit down with a local guest, we’ll talk about their projects, their passions, and the things they love about our little rock town! We’ll be sitting down with performers, entrepreneurs, community leaders – really anyone with a story. Personal anecdotes, first inspirations, childhood follies, who knows where this will take us but we can’t wait to find out!  Can’t catch the show on......

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Trendsetter Thursday: All the Fall Things

Welcome to Our Crater’s Trendsetter Thursday microblog! Here we show you our favourite looks and styles and give you some of our top fashion tips and tricks. Today’s Look: All the Fall Things Trend #1: Statement Hat Hats have officially made a HUGE comeback and I couldn’t be more excited! Brixton is always my go-to brand for hats, but I snagged this one at H&M for under $20. Other fast fashion shops like Zara and Forever 21 will always carry the latest head-wear trends, so, if you’re interested in trying out a new look like this for the first time,......

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Edinburgh in fast forward
Travel |
December 06, 2017

Edinburgh in fast forward

If you’ve landed in Edinburgh for a day or two, there’s so much to see in so little time. It is strongly advisable to bring a good pair of sneakers, as everything is uphill, with cobblestone streets. Flip flops and Edinburgh don’t match! I’m here to tell you how to squeeze in the top attractions when you’re in a crunch for time. Believe it or not, what you’re about to read is everything my travel buddy and I accomplished in 12 hours. Scott Monument The tower was built for the late Scottish author, Sir Walter Scott, in 1844. You......

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NEW HOLIDAY GET HOME SAFE GUIDE

The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes tons of excuses to eat drink and be merry! Getting home at the end of the night can sometimes be a challenge but it is most definitely necessary to make sure you have a plan to get home safely and responsibly. We’ve all been there at one time or another where your plans change and you’re stuck in a jam. It sure would be easy to just hop in your car and drive home, I can’t count the amount of times I’ve heard someone say, “it’s not that far,......

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Canadian Blood Services needs your help!

Have you made your appointment to donate blood yet? What are you waiting for? Head over to www.blood.ca and register to donate this week. If you go in today until December 8th, you’ll be rewarded for your good deed with some delicious pizza. We spoke with Amy Gravelle, Event Coordinator at Canadian Blood Services, to find out what you need to know before you donate! Wondering if you’re eligible? Donors must be a minimum of 17 years of age Donors between the age of 17-23 must meet the height and weight requirements. Donors over the age of 23 must......

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CRATER CONVERSATIONS EP 5 - NICO GLAUDE

Welcome to another edition of Crater Conversations, our new weekly show live on CKLU Sunday nights at 10PM! So, what exactly is the show all about? Join your host Crater co-founder Jess each week as we sit down with a local guest, we’ll talk about their projects, their passions, and the things they love about our little rock town! We’ll be sitting down with performers, entrepreneurs, community leaders – really anyone with a story. Personal anecdotes, first inspirations, childhood follies, who knows where this will take us but we can’t wait to find out!  Can’t catch the show on......

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Makers North hosting a POP-UP Holiday Market next Friday!

I’m guilty of leaving pretty much all of my holiday shopping until the last possible second so I’m VERY excited that Makers North decided to host a POP-UP Holiday Market next week. If you’re like me, a slacker, and someone who wants to buy some beautiful, unique handmade items, we suggest you head to Laurentian University next Friday and check out the 20 local vendors. What is the Makers North Holiday POP-UP Holiday Market? The Makers North Holiday POP-UP Market is a one-day event that brings together a selection of high-skilled makers to share and sell their lovely wares in......

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