Perch Magazine launches in Le Village

Third time’s the charm. Perch, a small, independent, semi-annual magazine that curates all things cool and creative in Cornwall and area is back with its third edition that was launched in Le Village.   This issue is designed to celebrate all things winter. “We put a positive spin on the cold season and celebrate the people, […]

We shop in Le Village this holiday season

  Shopping local this holiday season benefits the Cornwall economy in a variety of ways that stretch beyond the bottom line for area businesses. The 2018 Shop Local campaign launched today by the Cornwall Economic Development Department, Cornwall and Area Chamber of Commerce, as well as the Downtown and Le Village Business Improvement Areas (BIAs), […]

New Le Village location for venerable Cornwall tattoo shop

Phil Richer, owner of Phil ink Tattooz, and tattoo artist Vero Brisson   CORNWALL, Ontario – It’s a new home, but the quality and expertise at Phil ink Tattooz hasn’t changed. The venerable tattoo shop, owned by Phil Richer for eight years, has made its move to Le Village from Pitt Street to take advantage […]

A little hometown variety as businessman returns to his roots

Jean Poirier, the owner of Your Source Variety Store that’s just opened on Montreal Road.   Apparently you can go home again, and open a store. Jean Poirier is doing just that. Poirier, the 49-year-old grandson of the original owners of Poirier Furniture, has just opened his own business on Montreal Road in Cornwall, called […]

Historic walking tour wins tourism award

Centretown Coordinator Todd Lihou. CORNWALL, Ontario – A new attraction with an historic twist has been recognized for its tourism potential. The Historic Walking Tour was the recipient of the Tourism Impact Award at the annual Cornwall and Area Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence and Citizen of the Year Awards on Saturday, February 24that the […]

Le Village goes Mexican with new restaurant

Antolin Juarez at El Amigo Jalapeno.   CORNWALL, Ontario – While the traditions of Le Village are steeped in French-Canadian culture, some room is being made for Spanish. El Amigo Jalapeno has opened its doors at 107 Montreal Road, and as soon as you walk in the door there’s no doubt that a little bit […]

City finalizes locations for free Le Village parking

CORNWALL, Ontario – Le Village BIA is heralding city council’s decision to waive parking enforcement in municipal small business districts. The above image shows the area impacted by the decision. In order to promote a shop local campaign, both Le Village and the DBIA partnered with the Cornwall and Area Chamber of Commerce to request that […]

EAT. SHOP. LIVE. BE. LOCAL.

CORNWALL, Ontario – Now you can wear your support for the local economy. New t-shirts have hit the streets celebrating living in Cornwall. Emblazoned with the slogan ‘Eat. Shop. Live. Be. Local.’, the shirts are meant to drive home the importance of being involved in your community. “We sometimes take for granted just how fortunate […]

Cornwall’s history celebrated with new walking tour calendars

For the second year in a row Cornwall’s history is being immortalized in time for the holidays. The popular Cornwall Historic Walking Tour calendar, complete with all new plaques depicting the vibrancy of the city’s downtown area, is available for pickup. The $20 calendars, which include high-gloss images of the walking tour plaques, have already […]

Ghost walk will leave you full of frights this Halloween

Organizers of the Ghost Walk for Charity.   CORNWALL, Ontario – If you’re looking to get the be-jeepers scared out of you this Halloween, there’s a great event taking place near Le Village. The Ghost Walk for Charity will feature animatronics, local actors dressed up in costumes and wall-to-wall frights and chills at the Cotton […]