Shaking Up Tradition: A Selection of Cocktail Shakers from the City of Waterloo Museum

Dumbbell Shaker

Article by Karen VandenBrink and Lorraine Johnson


he close connection between the Seagram company and the city of Waterloo dates to 1857, when William Hespeler and George Randall established the Granite Mills and Waterloo Distillery at the corner of Erb and Caroline streets, next to Beaver (Laurel) Creek, the water source for the production of the company‚Äôs flour …

domestic devotions

Bar code box, Authentic Atlantic, Food for all (Unico)

Article by Gloria Hickey

icola Hawkins and her husband Andy Perlis are both seasoned travellers logging months in Japan and especially India to document – on successive years – the rural tradition of handicrafts and domestic decoration. But in 1999 a different, unadorned landscape and authentic experience called out to them. Instead of the hot and crowded terrain …