The Fort Erie Podcast

The Fort Erie Podcast

Join your host, Brent Jones, for a new episode of The Fort Erie Podcast every Tuesday. Episodes are bite-sized (under fifteen minutes) and highlight upcoming community events, real estate tips, local news, and interviews with business and community leaders spanning Fort Erie, Ridgeway, Crystal Beach, and Stevensville.... Show More

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The Fort Erie Podcast made its debut at the end of 2019, amassing more than 1,000 local listeners over its first 10 episodes. Returning for its second season on February 25, 2020, listeners can expect a number of changes to the format of the show, thanks in no small part to listener feedback. This short trailer (teaser) episode offers a preview of what Fort Erie residents can expect for season two.

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You might know Phil Smith as the owner of South Coast Cookhouse. You might also know him as a realtor who, at the age of eighteen, won his first residential listings by mowing lawns in Crystal Beach. What you might not know is that he is also a Crystal Beach BIA board member. In this season finale episode of The Fort Erie Podcast, Phil shares his optimism for the future of Crystal Beach and the Town of Fort Eri... Read more

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Magazines, eBooks, movies, video games, music…it turns out, Fort Erie Public Library offers our town so much more than books. With three branches in Greater Fort Erie, and a monthly calendar packed with free events and activities for all ages, Sean Fleming shares some of what makes our library an awesome place to be.

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    What do drag shows, karaoke, rock concerts, safe spaces, and line dancing all have in common? The answer? Residents of Fort Erie can find all of them (and more) at the Bell Tower, located in the heart of Bridgeburg. In episode eight of The Fort Erie Podcast, co-owner and operator Marc Poisson shares the journey he and his partner, Noel, took — selling their house, cashing in their chips, and acquiring not only an old ch... Read more

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    The thirty-third annual Friendship Festival took over Mather Park this year, featuring free concerts, a midway, car shows, artists, food trucks, and so much more. In this episode, I talk with Yvonne Hopkins about the origins of the Friendship Festival and what the future holds for festivals in Fort Erie.

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  • In case you aren’t familiar, Angie Scott is the owner and operator of Creative Dining by Angie. Born and raised in Fort Erie, and a proud member of the Fort Erie Chamber of Commerce, Angie shares with me in episode six of The Fort Erie Podcast her journey to running a small business (and feeding a small army) in a small town.

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  • It seems that Mary-Lou Ambrose-Little is most often connected to the Ridgeway Farmers’ Market, but did you know that she’s also responsible for the Stevensville Wednesday Market and so much more? As a member of the Ridgeway Business Improvement Area (BIA), Mary-Lou is passionate about her role in the community. Join me as she and I have a chat at The Scuttlebutt in Stevensville about everything from her ties to this area to her ... Read more

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    From a career in accounting to…his own retail venture? Join me for a discussion with Don Irvine. He’s not only the (well-dressed) owner and operator of The Lonely Guy Boutique, but also the treasurer of the Ridgeway Business Improvement Area (BIA) and a professional in real estate appraisal.

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  • From a young age, Nick Dubanow knew he wanted to be involved in local politics. Now a Fort Erie town councillor, he isn’t the type of politician to shy away from conversation (let alone controversy). Join me for the third episode of The Fort Erie Podcast in which Nick shares his outlook on some of the town’s most pressing issues, including affordable housing and youth retention.

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  • After relocating to Fort Erie many years ago, Tina Tourountzas founded Southsides Patio Bar and Grill with one simple vision in mind – to keep customers coming back for their "great food, amazing staff, and reasonable prices." In my opinion, Southsides is so much more than that. From gorgeous riverside views to massive outdoor summer concerts, Tina has created something truly special for residents of Fort Erie.

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  • The Santa Claus Parade, fireworks on Canada Day, the Fort Erie Lions Club, the Adult Literacy Council, Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Niagara, the Kinsmen Pool…is there anything this two-term former town councillor can’t do? Join me for a chat with Stephen Passero on the debut episode of The Fort Erie Podcast.

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  • Join me, Brent Jones, on October 8, 2019 for the first official episode of The Fort Erie Podcast. Episodes will be bite-sized (under fifteen minutes) and published every Tuesday, highlighting upcoming community events, real estate tips, local news, and interviews with business and community leaders spanning Fort Erie, Ridgeway, Crystal Beach, and Stevensville. Subscribe now to be notified when new episodes are available... Read more

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