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Windsor Pizza & Windsor Pride!

Windsor Pizza & Windsor Pride!

  Windsor pizza is more than just food, it's an identity! The essential components of a Windsor pizza include shredded pepperoni and Galati mozzarella cheese. Shredded pepperoni allows greater surface area for pepperoni flavour spread evenly on top of the pie, and no sad pepperoni-free bites. Not much compares to the pizza mozzarella from Galati, made right here in Windsor on Tecumseh Road West. A Windsor pizza typically has crust that's on the thinner side, allowing the toppings and cheese to take centre stage, while having a crisp base that's often rolled in cornmeal. The other necessary toppings on a Windsor...

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Back To School Essentials

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Back To School Essentials

It’s that time of the year again! Is it just us or did summer fly by!? Even though you might not feel mentally prepared to get the kids (or yourself) ready for school again, we’ve got you covered with cute accessories that’ll make your new routine a little brighter.   Pin Game On PointGive your backpack, jacket and lunch bag a little bit more personality with a cute enamel pin from Paper Hearts Halifax. Whether you're a cat mom, foodie or llama lover, we've got a pin just for you! Check out our newest arrivals and shop the whole collection...

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What is a Whiskeyjack?

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What is a Whiskeyjack?

Whiskeyjack is a nickname for the Canada Jay, which is a bird found in every territory and province within Canada. It's also a friendly and smart bird who chooses not to migrate in the winter, and braves the Canadian cold better than most of us!Photo: Garth McElroy/Vireo The name Whiskeyjack came from the Indigenous for Wisakedjak, who was a known trickster in Anishinaabe legends. Known to be quite clever and friendly, the Canada Jay is the only bird with a name rooted in Indigenous culture, and for the reasons listed above, this species was named by National Geographic as Canada's National...

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Canadian Made Summer Essentials

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Canadian Made Summer Essentials

It’s officially summer; the sun is shining, the pools are open and festival season has begun in Windsor Essex! Around here, we wait what seems like an eternity for the warmer months to arrive and once they’re here, we go full throttle into summer mode! Going through long, cold winters always makes us Canadians appreciate the heat more. Whether you’re gearing up for a backyard BBQ with your family, an afternoon picnic in the park, a brisk walk along the waterfront or an afternoon of adventure around the city, make sure you’ve got these summer essentials by your side: Scrunchies...

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You’re Invited To Our Canada Day Grand Opening Event!

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You’re Invited To Our Canada Day Grand Opening Event!

It’s been just over a month since our soft launch on May 25th and we’re ready to make it official! Celebrate Canada's Birthday and our shop's official Grand Opening on Monday July 1st. We couldn’t think of a better event date than our country’s birthday! Stop by before, during or after the Canada Day parade downtown and check out our collection of beautiful Canadian Made products from all over the country. Plus we'll have: 🇨🇦 Colouring contest for kids 🇨🇦 Free locally made treats 🇨🇦 Free drinks 🇨🇦 Free gift with purchase while supplies last 🇨🇦 In-Store Giveaway (entry with...

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