In this issue: Close to Home – Shop Local for the Holidays, Bread Buns and Beyond – Thunder Bay Bakeries, Holiday Fondue, Beaujolais Noveau, Schnap to it!, Cupcake Cafe, New Year’s Eve, Empire Lies, Chantal Kreviazuk, Paul Brandt, In Praise of Gordon Lightfoot, Sam Roberts Band, Arkells Rock the Outpost, Local Art in the City, Eleanor Drury Childrens Theatre, plus much more.