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6 Spring Date Ideas

A green rectangle with a beige border. White text: 6 SPRING DATE SPOTS. love (and pollen are in the air). Illustrated images through the centre: wine, fruit baskets, cyclist, camera, flower.

It’s that time of year again…the birds are chirping, it’s light past 8 pm, and the temperatures are getting warmer! Grab your significant other (or even just yourself) and check out these six spring date ideas in BoQ! Take a trip (sorry, taste buds only for now)!  Even though you won’t be able to pack up and visit someplace warm(er) this spring, that doesn’t mean you can’t indulge your taste buds with a trip. Travel to the Caribbean with ...

Bay of Quinte Entrepreneur: Taylor Russett

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An interview with Taylor Russett of The Grind & Vine, Russett Photography + Let’s Get Married Wedding Show. Personal pronouns. He/Him Briefly describe your businesses. The Grind and Vine servers premium coffee and we dabble in wine. Our coffee house and wine bar is the perfect spot to meet up with old friends or to meet new ones. We offer a curated social environment that prides itself on inclusion and accessibility. From a corporate meeting spot to a quiet ...

Greater Napanee At Night: A Photo Series

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NIGHTTIME IN NAPANEE There’s no shortage of history and great architecture to be found in Greater Napanee! Photographer Justin Anderson took some nighttime snapshots of a few historic sites and striking streetscapes around town. SPRINGSIDE PARK You can’t help but admire this old train bridge at Springside Park in Greater Napanee. The G.T.R Bridge is composed of four stone arch spans that go over Camden Road, four plate girder spans that go over Dundas Street and the river, and ...

Brighton At Night: A Photo Series

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STARS, SUNRISES AND SOMETHING SPOOKY Taking photographs at night, Justin Anderson was bound to come across plenty of stars and the occasional sunrise. But at one of his stops around Brighton, he may have encountered a ghost as well! Follow along as Justin tours Brighton after dark. *Photos were taken before the province-wide stay-at-home order. EXIT 509, COUNTY ROAD 30 There is a lot of construction with a new off ramp that you can see beside the current 401 ...

Quinte West At Night: A Photo Series

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WHEN INSPIRATION STRIKES Or the lightning, whichever comes first. Justin Anderson continues to share his snapshots of our region at night, this time with a late-night trip around Quinte West. TRENTON GREENBELT “A photo of Norampac from the Trenton Green Belt Conservation Area. I knew a storm was coming in and I could hear it, but I didn’t expect this. I took this photo with a two-second shutter speed with my tripod down low on the rocks. Following this ...

Belleville At Night: A Photo Series

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DARK SKY AT NIGHT, PHOTOGRAPHER’S DELIGHT Have you ever wondered what the city of Belleville looks like after you’ve gone to bed? Thankfully local photographer Justin Anderson stays up later than we do to find out. Check out Justin’s shots and his thoughts at each spot (what is this, the Cat in the Hat?) as he captures what the city looks like after hours. THE BELLEVILLE SIGN “I took several photos of the Belleville sign. But this angle is ...

Young Entrepreneur: Holly McMurter

An interview with Holly McMurter of Holly McMurter Photographs. Personal pronouns: She/her. Describe your business. Holly McMurter Photographs is a photography business! I’m mainly focused on timeless weddings and couples but I also photograph families and small businesses. What brought you to the region? I grew up over the bridge in Prince Edward County, but when I was buying my first house I wanted to be somewhere that would be better for my business. In other words, I needed ...

Young Entrepreneur – Shelby Lisk

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Meet Shelby Lisk, a Kanyen’kéha:ka (Mohawk) photographer, writer and artist from Kenhtè:ke (Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory).

An interview with young entrepreneur Shelby Lisk of Shelby Lisk Photography. Describe your business. I’m a photographer, artist and writer. I freelance for magazines, write poetry, exhibit my artwork and work as a documentary and commercial photographer. What brought you to the region? I grew up in Belleville but moved away after high school. Travelling made me realize that my connection to my home, Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, was a missing part of me, so I moved home. What makes ...

Young Entrepreneur – Rebecca Reeves

Owner of Rebecca Reeves Photography.

Meet local entrepreneur Rebecca Reeves, who specializes in engagement and wedding photography in the Quinte region.

An interview with young entrepreneur Rebecca Reeves of Rebecca Reeves Photography. Describe your business. Short answer, I am a professional photographer. But really, I have an undeniable love for chasing sunsets, natural light, candid moments and laughter. I strive to create a connection with each client I work with to leave a lasting memory with them. More than being a business owner, I strive to also to empower people and give them timeless moments to cherish. What brought you to the ...

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.