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‘Walking mall’ planned for Point Edward’s commercial strip

Cathy Dobson Businessman and lifelong village resident Stephen Jay has big plans to revitalize Point Edward’s commercial strip on Michigan Avenue. “People are saying they want...

Repair shop gives new life to former UBE building

Cathy Dobson Jason Button is head mechanic at Sarnia’s newest commercial truck and trailer repair shop in the former UBE building. Opening the shop to the...

ProHibitions brings back that old-time barbershop feel

Cathy Dobson Business partners Bonnie Worsley and Sean Rae opened their own barbershop after deciding the big corporate life wasn’t for them. Both have worked for...

Sugar Sugar has sweet idea — the ice cream brrrr-ito

Cathy Dobson “These things are really popular,” explains Martin Lacombe as he flattens out a large piece of pink candy floss, drops three scoops of...

‘Oystertaker’ seas an opportunity, decides to shuck it

Cathy Dobson   Anthony Wing wants to make oyster bars a cool new trend in Sarnia. He’s already hosted a couple of “Buck-a-Shuck” events at downtown’s...

Door shuts at Norm’s, a window open at Twisted Arm

Cathy Dobson Saying goodbye is so much easier when you can say hello again a few days later. Jenn and Tyler Armstrong admit they’re sad to...

Bad Dog puts the bite on new downtown location

Cathy Dobson The owners of Bad Dog Bar & Grill in Corunna looked at least six years in Sarnia for the right spot to open...

Women’s business breathes new life into old furniture

Cathy Dobson Two friends with a penchant for painting and a need to clear their homes of pending furniture projects have teamed up to start...

Expanded Sitara Indian restaurant keeps ‘em cumin

Cathy Dobson Manjit Singh and his wife Balwinder Kaur recently invested $100,000 to upgrade the kitchen at Sitara Indian Cuisine and quadruple the seating capacity. “When...

New retailer brings calm to stressed customers

Cathy Dobson Opening a store called Mystic Mind prompts a lot of questions about metaphysics and spirituality, says co-owner Sandy Moreira. And that’s largely why she...