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So You Want To Be An Innkeeper

Here is a rare career opportunity. Are you the right candidate? Position: Assistant Innkeeper Seasonal: Mid-June until late-September, 2017 Compensation: Weekly salary pegged to experience & qualifications Room and Partial Board Earned Income Gratuities This is a job for a … Continue reading

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Throwback in Time

Years back when this historic property was rescued from the passage of time, tangles of brambles & overgrown weeds, the original garden plat was discovered. The landscape design featured long perennial borders, knot garden parterres & terraced lawns for the … Continue reading

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House Tour

The first Algonquin Hotel was built in 1889 and charged [fun fact] $3.00 to $5.00 per day. Eventually, guests started building their own summer “cottages” nearby. Sixty years ago, the St. Croix Courier [still publishing today] featured an article about … Continue reading

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Canada’s First Seaside Resort

Recall the days when steamships plied the waters directly from Boston and Portland; when well-appointed Canadian Pacific Railroad Pullman cars came from Ottawa and Montreal—their passengers seeking the beauty of a peninsula surrounded by mountainous island ranges in the Atlantic … Continue reading

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Florence’s Flowers & Gardens

A few years back, and long before blogs, a friend of ours at the Charlotte County Archives produced a page from the June 7, 1919 newspaper The North-China Herald. [Much of what we know about Kingsbrae Arms has come from … Continue reading

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About This House

Lindsay Shen has done a great service to all of us in St. Andrews with the recent publication of her book published by the Hong Kong University Press. “Knowledge is Pleasure” is a revealing portrait of the first owner of … Continue reading

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Maintenant vous pouvez lire en français

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$1,099 for Kingsbrae Arms’ culinary best | Vacay.ca

$1,099 for Kingsbrae Arms’ culinary best | Vacay.ca.

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Curated Culinary Journeys

Over the past years we’ve been conscientious about making the most of local resources, growing our own food when we can & doing our bit for the planet by re-cycling, composting & reducing energy consumption. Most of this has been … Continue reading

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The Lobster Course

Here’s one of the many facts you’ll learn in The Lobster Course (coming in 2013). For every 50,000 eggs, only two lobsters are expected to survive to legal size. That’s why sustainability programs are so vital to preserve seafood for generations … Continue reading

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