Top 10 Places to Smoke In Portage

Top 10 Places to Smoke in Portage la Prairie 10.  The back of downtown Tim's.  Where the who’s who of Portage smoking elite hang and then walk...

The Last Moments of The Albion Hotel

On Mothers Day, May 8th, 1983, every mother in town received the present they were hoping for. The end of the storied Albion Hotel. Built in 1883 by...

11 Types of Portage Friends

1.  The “Odd” Friend. We all have at least a couple of friends that are off the beaten path.  They don’t just walk to the beat of...

Portage la Prairie At Night

The punchline would state that this town looks better in the dark.  And while surveying our fair city by the light of day one may argue it would...

12 Types of Portage Neighbours

By no means an exhaustive or definitive list, we do offer a generalized, stereo-typed collection of neighbour types we've seen in Portage la Prairie...

13 Nightmares of Christmas in Portage

Portage can be a scary place.  Christmas can be stressful and cause anxiety.  Combine the two and you have a recipe for nightmares from your...

You Might Be From Portage If…

Here is a fun video that features some of the lighter things about Portage la Prairie. If you are from Portage then you'll understand most of the...

Reindeer Boogie

A Hoop and Holler Christmas card to brighten your spirits this Solstice season with a look at some of the Winter lights from around town. Then watch...

Christmastime in the City

This past week marked the beginning of the Winter lights season with the commencement of the Island of Lights show and Winter lights parade. There's...

A Man & His Dog Barking Across Canada

Being on the Trans-Canada Highway where the Yellowhead funnels under Manitoba's great lakes, Portage plays host to many characters traversing the...

Duck Walk VIDEO

This morning while walking over by the Portage library I met Rick Deleau of the Cinema Centre. He was taking a picture of something on the Boulevard....

Puppy-Dawg Saved For Christmas?

Sightings from the Top: The Pound Puppy by Terrie Todd   On my walk to work last Friday, I saw a young girl walking a dog over the Tupper...

Roden Rats Out City Hall

Chester the City Hall Mouse Addresses the Issues There be somethin’ new in the ol’ municipal office: a whole row of easels set up with canvasses...

Trains Hit The Mall

There's nothing like a model train to bring out the kid in you. New, at the Portage la Prairie Mall this Christmas season is the Save the CP...