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Games like Super Smash Bros have led to the rise of gaming tournaments in London - photo courtesy Nintendo

Gaming tournaments ‘Smash’-ing success in Forest City

London is getting its game on. Video-game tournaments are flourishing in the Forest City, giving rise to companies focused on providing gaming tournament experiences. “We’ve been getting more people every month,” said Erin Miklos, the owner of Game On Entertainment Services. “As word has gotten out, it’s improved.” GOES began holding gaming tournaments last year […]

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St. Patrick's Day celebrators came out as early as 11 a.m. looking their best in green. <br /> Photo by Amy Legate-Wolfe <br />

Businesses sell green to make green

The sky was blue. The streets were green. As bars opened their doors, Londoners filled the pubs to partake in some St. Patrick’s Day traditions. But one of those traditions you can see from the street, rather than the bar. The fashion show runway of St. Patrick’s Day outfits. From shamrock stockings to leprechaun hats, […]

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The Cardboard Café in London offers customers a range of simple and sophisticated games to enjoy for $5.
<br />Photo Courtesy of Allan McKee<br />

Cafés find board games their cup of tea

Jenny Mayer and Jessica Cooper stare at a chestnut-brown chess board, planning out their next move. Mayer sits by the window, quietly sipping a cup of orange pekoe tea as traffic outside on Dundas Street rumbles by. For these two friends, The Cardboard Café offers a reason to leave the house. “It’s nice to get out and […]

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