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August 2016

Muskoka   s Steamship Revolution  Muskoka Bees  Abuzz with activity  AUGUST 2016  PETER FROMME-DOUGLAS  Evolution of an ar...
Real Estate Professionals Serving the Muskoka Lakes since 1978  Adam Wallace    705-801-5373  Douglas Pain     705-646-480...
...telling the Muskoka story  Features 13  On high alert for ash borers  By Dawn Huddlestone Ash borers are lean, green, e...
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Departments  Features  50  Cottage Country Cuisine  By Chris Occhiuzzi Muskoka   s craft breweries are developing a loyal ...
Your Muskoka law firm.     telling the Muskoka story Unique Muskoka is published six times per year by Unique Publishing I...
VERANDA  We now have two impressive historically restored shops on Bracebridge   s main street, filled with timeless items...
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 Muskoka Insights  However, without Cockburn   s initiative, the Muskoka story might be much different. Also in this issue...
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On high alert for ash borers  Photograph  Daniel Herns, The Ohio State University, Bugwood.org  I  t   s a lean, green, ea...
Photograph  Jan McDonnell  would like to protect and start a treatment plan right away. All infested non-treated ash trees...
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Article by John Challis Photography by Eleanor Kee Wellman  O  ut in the garden right now, a bit of magic is   going on. S...
KNOWLES PLUMBING Muskoka   s Bath   Plumbing Centre     Sales    Installation    Service    Design Consultation Visit our ...
not concentrating on the cost of the dollar or anything else.    For newcomers, there are a few lessons before getting to ...
member at Fleming College   s School of Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences. They do not survive well in the wild....
Enter the native bees. Chan   s studies have taken her beyond the beehive to the rest of the enormous superfamily that com...
have come in now.    Pesticides are the most controversial threat. Neonicotinoid-soaked seeds protect plants from pests bu...
WE SELL  the best Saturday nights. We know you are not looking for just any cottage. You are looking for that special plac...
evolution of an artist  24 UNIQUE MUSKOKA August 2016  August 2016 UNIQUE MUSKOKA 24
T  Article by Dianne Park Thach   Photography by Scott Turnbull  io be an artist, you need a few key attributes and the un...
Take Their Breath Away  Your Guests Will Remember This Destination Forever Trust the experts at JW Marriott The Rosseau Mu...
through life,    he says.    So mine was the creative problem-solving mind and a sense of rightness. I know when something...
Above  Peter Fromme-Douglas stands with a piece from his new series entitled Movement. Below  Fromme-Douglas uses a propan...
Much More Than a Lumber Store  For all your building and custom milling needs... Custom Milling of Siding, Trim and Floori...
Photograph  Courtesy of the Muskoka Lakes Museum  150th Anniversary Feature  Muskoka s Steamship Revolution Article by Jac...
Photographs  Courtesy of the Muskoka Lakes Museum  150th Anniversary Feature  Above  At 123 feet long, the Cherokee was sl...
The Wenonah was retired in 1885 to an island northwest of Walker   s Point, serving as a house boat for the Cockburn famil...
Photograph  Courtesy of the Muskoka Steamship   Historical Society  the demand. They turned to the Nipissing II, which had...
150th Anniversary Feature  CAPTIVES IN PARADISE By J. Patrick Boyer  The 800-passenger Sagamo has its maiden voyage and us...
by fire in January 1969.   Thanks to local steamboat enthusiasts who campaigned to save it, the Segwun became a dockside m...
Celebrating a tradition...  Muskoka   s Exterior BUILDING CENTRE  www.nor  Tel  SERVING THE MUSKOK  Siding     Roofing    ...
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Hitting the highway with Muskoka s  Above  John Rennie   s collection includes antique gas pumps from the 1930s,    40s an...
Article by Dianne Park Thach   Photography by Paul Bennett  E  veryone has fond memories of the first car they   ve ever o...
This 1959 Chevrolet Impala is among the many classics that hold a special place in Mel Smith   s custom garage.     If som...
There is a bit of an emotional bond with Smith and each of his vehicles.    Each car has a story,    he says with a grin. ...
Hammond looks for vehicles that are just a little bit different.    Everyone has a Ford Model A,    he says.    But not to...
Looking for peace of mind  We have a tradition of insuring the best Muskoka properties since the early 1900   s.  FLEX  ww...
Article by Sandy Lockhart personal challenge, a workout and an adrenaline rush are all part of the experience at Muskoka  ...
Photographs  Andy Zeltkalns  The zip line canopy tour is one of the most popular attractions at Muskoka Zip Lines and Aeri...
Photographs  Sandy Lockhart  Above  Guide Evan Payne and a climber take a break on a platform at the aerial park in Huntsv...
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48 UNIQUE MUSKOKA August 2016  Photographs  Andy Zeltkalns  and waiting in line watching others might be the hardest part....
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 Cottage Country Cuisine   Article by Chris Occhiuzzi   Photography by Scott Turnbull Muskoka is becoming a hotbed of craf...
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Cans of beer make their way along the canning line at Muskoka Brewery.  the devastation of losing Evans, who died in a car...
   When we opened there were less than 50 breweries in the province. The market share is continuing to expand, but there a...
Muskoka Brewery founder Gary McMullen, owner Bob Macdonald and Todd Lewin, vice-president of sales and marketing, raise a ...
 Muskoka Calendar   Photograph  Kelly Hlinshead  Michaelson, painter Mark Kulas, potter Dan Hill, egg tempera painter Cath...
Photograph  Tim Du Vernet  106 Manitoba Street Bracebridge, ON  Gleaming boats and polished cars make their way to Baysvil...
Blending a classical tenor sound and modern stylings, Lavigne takes his audience on a riveting and enchanting journey, ret...
MUSKOKA AUTUMN STUDIO TOUR 2 0 1 6 CANADA   S ORIGINAL STUDIO TOUR  SEPTEMBER 24-25   OCTOBER 1-2   10AM - 6PM  38 TH A NN...
Experience an artful Muskoka summer Muskoka Chautauqua presents the  Toronto All Star Big Band Saturday, August 20, 8pm Po...
Township. Walking on consecutive days, the goal is to complete the  walk in Port Severn nine days later on  Tuesday, Aug. ...
Photograph  Mark Reeder  Oliver Jones  Saturday, July 30     8PM Woodturner Brian Markham   s studio is one of 18 througho...
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 Living in Muskoka   Philanthropists find calm at Lake Rosseau retreat Article by Dale Peacock   Photography by Kelly Holi...
explains. She credits Rogers with being the driving force behind the formation of the Tobin Island School of Fine Art. The...
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has a way of calming and relaxing you that feels very spiritual.    Fishing is one of Bernie   s passions in life. He has ...
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