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  • Jan. 07, 2013

    Delicious Downtown Dining

    Have you visited our Photo Gallery? See Delicious Downtown Dining for mouthwatering photos of some of the delicious offerings from our Downtown restaurants and cafes. Click link below: Photo Gallery - Delicious Downtown Dining

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  • Oct. 26, 2012

    Ghost Walks in Downtown St. Catharines

    St. Catharines Standard

    It's Halloween, and time to discover some of the eery, hidden past of St. Catharines with a Historic Ghost Walk through the downtown. See link to video below: Video about Downtown St. Catharines Ghost Walks

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  • Sep. 29, 2012

    Butt-out receptacles downtown

    St. Catharines Standard

    From the St. Catharines Standard, September 29, 2012: Downtown sidewalks can breathe a sigh of relief.  Smokers now have a legitimate place to butt out, after 24 cigarette receptacles were installed Wednesday across the downtown.  The butt receptacles, scattered from One St. Paul St. to the Carlisle St. area, are something the St. Catharines Downtown Association has wanted for years. "Cigarette butts are not biodegradable, they're actually litter," said executive director Tisha Polocko.  "There's a lot of time and effort to clean them up." After getting the city's permission, the association purchased the receptacles at a pricey $668 each, Polocko…

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  • Sep. 14, 2012

    Art City takes over downtown St. Catharines Saturday

    Angela Scappatura | St. Catharines Standard

    Dancers, musicians, artists and performers will descend on downtown St. Catharines on Saturday as part of Art City. The day-long event is part of the Culture Capitals of Canada program Niagara Nights of Art. Similar events are being held in municipalities throughout the region, funded by the same program. There have been several festivals in the St. Catharines core this year that feature arts, but this first-time event isn’t quite like the others, said Elizabeth Fritshaw, event co-ordinator with the St. Catharines Downtown Association. “(Art city) is multidisciplinary, completely free and completely all ages. It’s attracting a wide range of…

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