May 18, 2023
May 18th is the 138th day of the year. There are 227 days remaining until the end of the year.
The Blackburn Media Online Auction goes live this morning at 6am.
Bidding on all items starts at 50% off the retail price, so you can help local businesses and save a few dollars yourself on restaurants, groceries, golf, home improvement and more!
The Auction runs until May 26th at 7pm.
Just a heads up if you’re going camping or to the cottage in Huron County…
According to OPP, a bear has been seen several times in Bayfield and St Joseph’s over the past few days.
Residents are being reminded to secure garbage cans, bird feeders and to report any sightings to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.
Police ask that you only call 9-1-1 if your safety is threatened.
#HuronOPP is making the public aware of a bear that has been seen several times in the #Bayfield to #StJosephs communities in the past few days. Secure garbage cans, bird feeders, and report sightings to the #MNRF for tracking purposes. Call 911 if safety is threatened. ^cs. pic.twitter.com/BwCO6xE1CE
— OPP West Region (@OPP_WR) May 17, 2023
The annual Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue is on newsstands today.
81 year old Martha Stewart is one of the four cover stars this year; Megan Fox, Kim Petras and Brooks Nader are the others.
Martha is now the oldest woman to appear on the cover, beating out Elon’s mom, Maye Musk, who appeared on the 2022 cover at age 74.
If you’re still buying magazines it’s available today.
Today is National Caesar Day! National Caesar Day falls each year on the Thursday before the May 2-4 long weekend – the unofficial Canadian kick-off to Summer.
The Caesar was invented in 1969 by the restaurant manager of the Calgary Inn (today it’s the Westin Hotel) in Calgary, Alberta. It’s now known as Canada’s National Cocktail.
THE CLASSIC CAESAR
- 1 oz (30 mL) vodka
- 2 dashes hot sauce
- 4 dashes Worcestershire sauce
- 3 grinds fresh cracked salt and pepper
- 4 oz (120 mL) Mott’s Clamato Original Cocktail
- Rimmer Celery salt or Mott’s Clamato Rimmer
Garnish: Celery stalk or lime wedge
Rim a highball glass with citrus and rimmer. Fill the glass to the top with ice. Add the ingredients in the order listed. Stir well to mix the cocktail, and garnish.
Oscar Mayer Is changing the name of the Wienermobile.
The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile has been around for 87 years and they just announced that they’re changing the name to the Frankmobile.
The change is meant to promote a new recipe, which they’re rolling out this summer. The new formula for their All Beef Franks will feature a “more balanced flavor profile and iconic beefy taste.”
The hot dog packaging will be updated as well. But the actual Wienermobile-slash-Frankmobile will not be changed, other than some decals along the side that announce the name change.
It’s probably not a permanent change, but just a marketing ploy to get us to talk about the new recipe, and I guess its working.