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Vermont… America’s Winter Playground

EVERY WINTER, MISSISSAUGANS LOAD UP THEIR SKIS, SNOWBOARDS AND KIDS AND HEAD DOWN TO VERMONT FOR SOME (IRONICALLY) UNPARALLELED ALPINE AND NORDIC SKIING. With top-notch resorts like Stowe, Smuggler’s Notch, Jay Peak, and Killington, only an eight- to ten-hour drive away, the appeal of the Green Mountains is easy to understand with verticals in the

Who Will Be First To XC?

In their own quiet way, cross-country skiers are every bit as fanatic as their downhill skiing kinfolk. At this time of year, the X-C crowd (and I’m one of them) has the gear ready and everyone is waiting for snow. In a great year, we get to burn off some Thanksgiving calories with a brisk

Cross-country kicks off

Great Glen Trails in New Hampshire, above, is always one of the first cross-country ski areas to open, thanks to high altitude and snowmaking. Weston Ski Tracks just outside of Boston, below, also makes its own snow. when the weather has not supplied any. In their own quiet way, cross-country skiers are every bit as

The Sound of Music 45th Anniversary Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack

The Sound of Music is a classic film. The story of a young nun who goes to work as a governess for seven children was based on the real-life story of Maria Von Trapp. Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer star in this memorable story of destiny, love, music, and war. What makes this new package

The Sound of Music: 45th Anniversary Edition

The Sound of Music: 45th Anniversary Edition (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review) | J!-ENT entertainment news pop culture TV music DVD Blu-ray reviews fashion celebrity USA Asia UK I can confidently say this is the definitive edition to own of "The Sound of Music"! The restoration of this film for the 45th Anniversary is incredible