02
Oct
2020
Posted by: In: Coronavirus, coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19, Durham, durham region, Economy, Lifestyle, Local business owner selling virtual vacations, news, Travel specialist shift gears to sell virtual vacation, Virtual vacation experience

Durham travel specialist offering virtual, interactive, live vacation experience

A local travel specialist is looking to innovate while most people are still avoiding flying. She’s doing so by launching a live virtual travel experience, with the hopes of giving tourists a look at the Caribbean. “Even though I can’t put planes back in the sky, I can bring…
07
Aug
2020
Posted by: In: 8-bit beans, 8-bit beans opening again, Arcade café, Coronavirus, COVID-19, durham region, news, Stage 3 Reopening, Whitby, Whitby arcade venue opening once again

Whitby arcade venue presses reset to open under Stage 3

Pressing start once again at 8-Bit Beans is the extra life its owners were hoping for. “It feels really good to finally be back open,” says Brad Mavin, co-owner of the venue. The coffee entrepreneur just opened the coffee bar — a retro arcade joint — in November. But like…