Beaches

Summer cottage rental on Lake Winnipeg

Should you be thinking of renting a cottage or cabin along Lake Winnipeg, we recommend you start looking now and rent as quickly as possible, before all the good places are gone. Especially along the Eastern Beaches of Lake there will only be a handfull of houses for rent and they will be taken and rented out.

By curious, ago
Albert Beach

Renting A Beach Cottage at Lake Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Renting A Beach Cottage at Lake Winnipeg When you are considering renting a beach Cottage, you need to keep a few things in mind. The first thing to consider is the location in regards to weather. Will it be to cool during the summer months or will it be too cold during the winter. You should also find out if the beach is private or will there be other people walking by or using the beachfront. You need to find out if this is a long-term rental, or is the property owner just renting the beach Cottage for the winter months. This makes a big difference if you are looking for a

By curious, ago
Beaches

Is business along Lake Winnipeg and in Manitoby really worse than it ever was?

Is business along Lake Winnipeg and in Manitoby really worse than it ever was? Many business owners are complaining that business has been becoming worse and that the last Summer was the worst yet. Even those that do not live out at the Lake full time are complaining that things have become almost dead. Many businesses are closing, making it necessary to drive long distances for services, groceries and other products. It should

By curious, ago
General

Veranda Gift Shop Hillside Beach

Hi All Woke up to lots of snow yesterday (Jan 13th) in Kamloops…but heh we’re Winnipegers so we headed out for Vancouver. The Coqihola? highway was like a slurpee (slush snow) which made driving interesting. Arrived in Vancouver just before rush hour. It feels like Fall here as the temperature Read more…

By ian, ago
General

Veranda Gift Shop from Swift Current

Hi Ian here from the Veranda Gift Shop….well maybe not since I am writing this from Swift Current Saskatchewan with a balmy temperature of -18c. Paulette and I are on our way to Victoria BC with a stop for a few days in Vancouver (we expect to get into Vancouver Read more…

By ian, ago
Beaches

Cold at the beaches

December 13 Veranda Gift Shop: It was -30c this morning with a bit of a wind (with wind chill -35). But that did not stop the snowmobilers (saw several this morning). Not to much traffic here on Hillside Beach rd. Everybody (except some crazy snowmobilers are staying home by the fireplace

By ian, ago
Albert Beach

Restaurant at Lake Winnipeg – what kind of service do you expect, what type of food and what range of choices?

Restaurant at Lake Winnipeg - what kind of service do you expect, what type of food and what range of choices? There are many people that have cottages along Lake Winnipeg. Lately it has been obvious that there has been a generation change which is actually still ongoing. Cottage owners tend to be younger families and younger owners. Obviously this younger generation has different expectations than their parents and grand parents. That also includes eating out and just food in general. This is why we are creating this poll

By curious, ago
Albert Beach

Thanksgiving Dinner at Lake Winnipeg

There are many ways to celebrate and express thanks at Thanksgiving. Even in difficult times, there are always things for which to be grateful. Many Resaurants are closed, because of the bad economy. But on Traverse Bay Corner, the Idle Thyme Restaurant didn't. It is still open. (Thanks Cheryl) So you can go there for your Thanksgiving Dinner.

By curious, ago
Albert Beach

The Best Way, cheapest Way, Selling your Property or Cottage at eastern beaches

The Best Way, cheapest Way, Selling your Property or Cottage at eastern beaches Selling property and Cottages may be due to some very important reasons. Some people though sell properties and theire cottages as forced by some critical conditions and reasons. It may be due to financial problems such as cost cutting, going away for good, planning to buy a new house, and the likes. When a person decides to sell his cottage or property, the first thing to look for is

By curious, ago
General

Abnormal Winter Weather everywhere

..below zero temperatures for close to three months now. On Friday there was a big pile-up on one of the Autobahns near Augsburg. There were 72 vehicles involved. Only the older generation remembers that snow and frost used to be normal for winter. Manitoba at least seems to be having a winter with a lot less snow and higher temperatures than it used to.

By Fredrick, ago
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