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Dominique Kyle, director of marketing and client services of the Grace Anne II  and executive chef Nicki Dartiailh offer first class amenities aboard the vintage luxury yacht.
Kenora’s Grace Anne II provides five-star floating comfortIt’s more than your standard party boat.Walking up the gangway and into the mahogany-panelled main salon of the Grace Anne II is akin to stepping through a passageway into a Gatsbyesque era of wealth and privilege.Known as the “Lady of the Lake,” the 85-foot luxury wooden yacht has been a familiar site on the waters of Lake of the Woods since the 1930s.Once owned by the 3M Corporation to cater to its corporate clients, new ownership of the vessel is carrying on the tradition of white glove serv...


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Salzburger Hof specializes in time away from city life
At 82, Ann Elsigan keeps up a breakneck pace that would challenge a resort operator half her age.As the host at Salzburger Hof, a lakeside resort on the shores of Lake Superior, she’s up at 8 a.m., greeting guests, making preparations and ensuring the resort’s smooth operation. Only at 9 p.m., when...
Dynamic Earth expansion underway
Greater Sudbury city council is supporting new visitor exhibits at Dynamic Earth with a $250,000 grant for a planned $3-million expansion that will include a new gallery, theatre and outdoor science park.Construction began this summer with completion scheduled for the spring of 2015. Over $6 mi...
Travels inspire Sudbury caterer’s dishes
Contemplating her livelihood after high school, Stephanie Piché was headed for a career in law, but a family tradition of cooking and a love of food and wines pulled her in another direction.Today, she’s the proprietor of Legacy Catering, a catering and events-planning business based out of her hom...
Kenora hotels going big on renos
Kenora’s evolution into a prime northwestern Ontario tourist and resort community means area hotels are raising their game with new renovations, rebranding and by introducing modern amenities.One of the community’s iconic waterfront landmarks is the Best Western Lakeside Inn and Conference Centre, ...


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