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Rev. Edward J. Dowling

An air of mystery drifts around all shipwrecks. The very word “shipwreck” evokes powerful images of crashing seas, screaming winds and desperate crews. Read more

Maritime

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LAKEHEAD TRANSPORTATION MUSEUM SOCIETY

Local Hero: Step aboard the retired Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker Alexander Henry in Thunder Bay’s Marina Park and check out the view from the wheelhouse or explore the captain’s quarters. Read more

Ontario

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COURTESY THUNDERCON

A Universe of Fun: Engage … and imagine that you’re Captain Picard, a burly Klingon or a Avengers hero. At ThunderCon in Thunder Bay, you can dress like your avatar without raising a single Vulcan eyebrow. The 3-year-old event brings the world of sci Read more

You might think that when we tally up the votes for our annual Lake Superior Best of the Lake survey that we find that the same names keep coming to the top. Read more

Travel

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Courtesy Christi Belcourt

Art and nature: Christi Belcourt, a Métis artist, has always addressed the cyclical relationship between people and nature. Read more

Art/Photography

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OULLIS PHOTOGRAPHY

Two of the newest lodging options in Lake Superior's northwest corner encourage getting to know other guests and the local neighborhood. Read more

Travel

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KIRVAN PHOTOGRAPHY

It’s mid-February, chilly and snowy and … well, not boring because there’s plenty to do in Marina Park on SnowDay in Thunder Bay. Read more

Ontario

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COURTESY TBSHOWS.COM

When Lake Superior Magazine wanted to find someone with a finger on the pulse of the Thunder Bay music scene, Jean-Paul De Roover’s was among the first names to pop up. Read more

Ontario

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COURTESY BAGGAGE BUILDING ARTS CENTRE

When you’re buying holiday, birthday or other gifts in Thunder Bay, banish the thought of a box-store gift certificate. Shopping is part of the charm as you hunt for local art to give. Read more

Ontario

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Courtesy Ryden’s Border Store

Anyone who has crossed the U.S.-Canadian line at the Pigeon River knows Ryden’s Border Store on the Minnesota side of Highway 61. Read more

Minnesota

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BOB BERG / LAKE SUPERIOR MAGAZINE

From his home near Hawk Ridge in Duluth, high above Lake Superior, David R. Wheat’s view is spectacular. But on a recent sunny fall day, the retired U.S. Navy commander was looking not into today’s brilliant blue waters but into a darker past, Read more

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City of Thunder Bay Tourism

When Thunder Bay locals want to impress visitors, they take them to Hillcrest Park in the center of the city to show off the stunning views of the harbor and distant Sleeping Giant. Read more

Ontario

Paul Shaffer

Courtesy of CBS

The voice on the phone was unmistakable. Paul Shaffer was ready to answer questions about his career, his memoir and his hometown of Thunder Bay, where Paul and his “Late Show” band will perform on October 7. Read more

Ontario

No Hibernating in Thunder Bay

Goh Iromoto / Courtesy Tourism Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay loves winter. Far from hibernating, residents embrace this season of theatre and arts, of evenings out to sample tasty locavore fare and of days indulging in boutique shopping or outdoor recreation. Read more

Ontario

Paul Pepe

Konnie LeMay / Lake Superior Magazine

For his enduring enthusiasm promoting the full circle of the Big Lake, for thinking outside the borders to create partnerships, and for all the Persians, Lake Superior Magazine honors Paul Pepe with this year’s Achievement Award. Read more

The Lake

Bight Restaurant & Bar

Courtesy Bight Restaurant & Bar

You could hardly imagine a better location for an eatery than Prince Arthur’s Landing in the heart of Thunder Bay’s Marina Park, where Bight Restaurant & Bar enjoys a postcard view of the harbour, the marina and the Sleeping Giant. Read more

Ontario

Croques-Monsieur

Chris Goldberg

Ahhh, fall – crisp apples, steaming bowls of savory soup and decadent grilled sandwiches oozing with cheese. First, let’s start with a slice of good Gouda, which the folks at Thunder Oak Cheese Farm know well. Read more

Food/Recipes

The plays of writers with strong ties to Thunder Bay take center stage during the Magnus Theatre’s 2014-15 season. Lake Superior Magazine managing editor Bob Berg corresponded with the playwrights to see how a sense of place influences their work. Read more

Ontario

George Raab: "Early Thaw"

Courtesy Thunder Bay Art Gallery

There’s no denying the mystery in George Raab’s photo-based intaglio prints that portray the Canadian forest. A traveling exhibition of the artist’s work, “Into The Woods: Etchings,” will be on display at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery this spring. Read more

Ontario

Santa Shuffle

The Salvation Army of Thunder Bay

The Santa Shuffle in Thunder Bay might sound like a new holiday dance craze, but it’s really a way for families to have fun, get outdoors and help raise money for a good cause. Read more

Ontario

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