Visiting the Hockey Hall of Fame

Visiting the Hockey Hall of Fame

As a lifelong hockey fan, visiting the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto is always a highlight. I was especially looking forward to this visit because in the years since my last trip, several of the players I’d idolized as a child had been inducted. I was excited...
A Weekend in Niagara Falls

A Weekend in Niagara Falls

While I was working in the Buffalo area, I had to stay out there for a weekend. Since it’s so close to Niagara Falls, and Niagara Falls is only a few hours from home, I invited my boyfriend to join me on a semi-work-funded mini-vacation. Niagara Falls is the perfect...
A Weekend Escape to Ottawa, Ontario

A Weekend Escape to Ottawa, Ontario

Being from the Detroit area, I’m a huge Red Wings fan (see my love letter to their old arena here). My boyfriend got a crazy idea to take a long roadtrip to spend a weekend in Ottawa that included watching the Wings play the Senators. I say “crazy idea” because it’s...
10 Reasons to Visit Joe Louis Arena Before it Closes Forever

10 Reasons to Visit Joe Louis Arena Before it Closes Forever

If you’re a hockey fan, you’ve probably heard that the Red Wings are playing their final season at Joe Louis Arena, their home since 1979. While the building has never been known as a model of luxury, it’s well-worth a trip to say goodbye. There aren’t many...