Christina Ricci may be well-known for her days as a child actor, but for the last decade, she has quietly been doing the best work of her career. Read the story on our summer cover star, here.
This nostalgic black-and-white photography book by Jean-François Nadeau captures the human face of Montreal from the mid-19th century to 1976. More photos, and the story, here.
The legendary venue atop the Omni King Edward Hotel was once the premier destination for the city’s elite before it shut down in 1938. After a $6.5-million renovation the Crystal Ballroom officially reopened to the public. Read more, here.
The sushi bar is high throughout Vancouver—but there are a select few places that stand out from the crowd. Our top picks combine quality ingredients with good atmosphere. See the list, here.
In our conversation with winter cover star David Harbour, the self-described “sensitive weirdo” opens up about stoic fathers, Stranger Things fame, and his stinky feet. Read the story, here.
In the early 20th century, this special melon sold at a steak’s price per slice. Today, the gourmet treat is all but extinct. So, what happened? Discover the story of the most famous Canadian fruit you’ve never heard of, here.
From the Integral House in Toronto to Moshe Safdie’s Habitat 67 in Montreal, an HGTV documentary gives viewers the “ultimate backstage pass” to iconic homes across Canada, notable for both their architectural and cultural significance. Read more, here.
Jenna and Ashley Illchuk are the 29-year-old twin sisters behind Winnipeg’s go-to destination for macarons, cookie sandwiches, truffles, and cakes of all shapes and sizes. Read their sweet success story, here.
In this essay, Tara Henley revisits the long-lost tradition of “the lunch break.” Indeed, these days overwork is the new normal. Henley looks at why this is problematic for not just you, but your employer as well. Find out more, here.
NUVO’s Nine Most-Read Articles of 2017
Your favourite stories.
As the year comes to a close, we take a moment to reflect on the stories that resonated with you the most. For 2017, that included our cover story on Stranger Things star David Harbour, a piece revealing the histories of Canada’s most iconic private homes, as well as a look at Winnipeg’s sweetest bakery, and the tale of a very obscure melon from Montreal. Click through to revisit nine NUVO stories readers loved this year.
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December 22, 2017