Robins feeding young – Video

Here's this short video of a pair of Robins bringing lunch to a few of the newly hatched. The father Robin gets in between the babies and the camera...

Itravelnaked – CUBA Part III

Paladares Another program implemented during the ‘Special Period” was Paladares. The Cuban government allowed residents to open restaurants out...

MCC Thing Of The Week June 16

All sorts of wonderful things fill the shelves of the local Thrift Shop.  Here are a few one-of-a-kind items that made us smile this week. First...

Skate of Emergency

Portage’s Headstone Honeys played the role of grim reaper to Winnipeg’s Bombshell Brawlers, destroying them 184-89 in roller derby action. It...

Chester The Mouse Nibbles On New Logo

Did ya hear? Our City launched a brand new logo! I wasn’t sure what a logo was, but I got me some big ears and I heard them talkin’ about it...

Eight Little Ducklings in a Row

Eight Little Ducklings in a Row I just watched the Hoop and Holler video footage of a brave Mama Duck crossing Portage la Prairie with eight...

Itravelnaked – CUBA Part II

Casa Particulars When the Soviet Union collapsed, the Cuba economy began circling the bowl. This time in Cuba’s history is called “The Special...

Downtown Portage Blues

We just re-discovered this short video made in 2011 when we started The Hoop and Holler as an experiment.  It's Aaron Fehr playing a little blues in...

Long Plain Has Best Skate Park

If you're not part of the skate board community you may not realize that the best skate part around these parts is at Long Plain First Nation.  If...

Chester The City Hall Mouse Episode 2

Mouse kissy kiss. There’s been some kinda crazy flurry of activity around City Hall this past week. Them ladies in the front office are like...

You know… I think it’s spring.

I don't trust the weather this year.  We'll see if this lasts.  But for now, I think it's spring. A photo essay from around town of some...

Itravelnaked – CUBA – Part I

I don’t usually travel to lose my baggage The flight to Cuba is scheduled to arrive late evening. Pity, I wanted to see Varadero’s famed white...

MCC Thing of the Week June 2, 2014

The thrift shop never fails to deliver odd, unique and sometimes disturbing items.  Today's instalment features some decorative pieces that would be...

Brendan Doan

Here is the trumpet performance of Brendan Doan from PCI's Evening With the Arts.   Click the triangle in the image above to...