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Port Hope FAM Tour Trip 2019 (things to do and see)

Things to do in Port Hope, Ontario

Things to do in Port Hope, Ontario

July 13 and 14, 2019:

All thanks to the Municipality of Port Hope for organizing yet another splendid, fun-filled, and memorable weekend!  All activities in the itinerary were arranged and sponsored by their Marketing & Tourism board.

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SCENIC coffee + brunch (Brunch inside Initium)

SCENIC coffee + brunch

SCENIC coffee + brunch located at 8241 Woodbine Ave. Unit #7 in Markham

June 3, 2019:  Here is another new-ish restaurant that serves brunch in Markham!  SCENIC coffee + brunch is located inside Initium Salon.  The salon is located on Woodbine Avenue but nestled inside a row of plazas (near the Costco) that you cannot drive into from Woodbine Avenue itself.  You have to drive on the road behind the plaza Continue reading

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Body Bar (lack of) Massage Review

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Screenshot of my purchase of the Body Bar massage

June 19, 2019:  I bought a 60-minute massage Groupon deal back in February.  Since then, I have tried several times to call Body Bar (located at 115 Apple Creek Blvd, Unit 4, Markham) to schedule an appointment to redeem my Groupon.

The first couple of times I called, no one picked up but I received a recorded message informing that they only have massage appointments a select few days of the week and that Continue reading

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Vegan Food at Copper Branch

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Copper Branch located at 180 Enterprise Blvd in Markham

May 26, 2019:  I was first exposed to Copper Branch earlier this year as part of a Yelp event.  I returned here with Tracy to try out the vegan selections further.

Everything is made from vegetables and fruit or soy proteins on their menu, so that all of the “meat” are actually mock meat.  It’s one of the newest restaurants to hit the downtown Markham area at Birchmount and Highway 7. Continue reading

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I hate wedding planning and coordinating. I hate having to involve other people that I have to rely on and trust for an apparent special day of my life. Continue reading

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Brunch at Starving Artist Waffles & Espresso (Markham)

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Starving Artist Waffles & Espresso located at 5762 Hwy 7, Unit 3 in Markham

May 26, 2019:  I had heard about Starving Artist for a while, so when I realized a few months ago that there is a Markham location to this waffles-focused breakfast franchise, I was ecstatic to visit it with some friends.

Starving Artist Waffles & Espresso is located on Highway 7 east of McCowan Road and just before you reach Markham Road.  It’s Continue reading

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