Welcome to the editorial section of kawarthaNOW.com! Our focus and slogan is “We live here”. Our editorial content celebrates The Kawarthas — our food and wine, our people, our music, our arts, and our beautiful landscape and waterways. You’ll always find a great profile, upcoming event, or new thing to see and do in the five counties that we cover.
The journey of kawarthanow.com has been a winding road over many years — 16 years, 3 weeks and a few days to be exact. kawarthaNOW.com is an online community magazine. Creating a magazine that exists only online was a wild idea that I had in late 1995, when I first dialed up with a modem. Read more »
"We live here" is a series of feature articles profiling Kawartha businesses and the people behind them. People who have chosen The Kawarthas to build their business here for personal and specific reasons. They are unique entrepreneurs, their businesses are one of a kind, and collectively they make all of our Kawartha communities better places.
We talk to the people we feel you should know more about: the unsung heroes, the movers and shakers, the entrepreneurs, the risk takers, the fundraisers and the hell raisers. We seek and find the cool peeps who are making it happen in The Kawarthas and ask them some interesting questions.
What's new, what's NOW and what's fresh with food and drink in The Kawarthas. Come wine and dine with us, meet the foodies, learn about local trends, and rack up some new ideas and recipes. And it's all in The Kawarthas!
What do kawarthaNOW readers need to know? We may write about controversial subjects like school closures, dog parks and funding cutbacks. We may take a lighthearted view of new trends, community events. We may update you on good-news business stories - expansions and moves. These are topics that we feel that our residents, cottagers, and visitors need to know!
Arts and Culture is important to communities, artists, and musicians in The Kawarthas. In this section we cover music, musicians, upcoming shows, visual arts, dance, theatre, film, venues, and more - from all of The Kawarthas.
Welcome to kawarthaREADS! Our new section is dedicated to fiction about The Kawarthas, or by authors who live, visit and love The Kawarthas. Enjoy the selections and consider submitting one of your own! Simply send your selection in for consideration - to publisher "at" kawarthaNOW.com. The length of your piece should not exceed 750 words.