Her Hero Swim on Lake Muskoka

Swimming around historic Tondern Island on Lake Muskoka turned into an epic challenge last summer for 17-year-old Caroline Lewitt, a young hero whose stamina and sense of purpose raised more than $5,000 for the local Covid-19 Emergency Fund administered by the South Muskoka Hospital Foundation.

A Few of our Favourite Things

This holiday season we’re having fun re-gramming a few of our favourite things. In the weeks leading up to Christmas 2020, we’re re-posting items that caught our collective eye in Summer 2020. From art and food, to fashion and fun, all items are either made in Muskoka, or add to cottage life in a meaningful way. We’re especially fond of gifts you can shop local, or that support artists and writers endeavouring to stay afloat during these odd times we’re living through. Looking for gift ideas? Catch up with @MuskokaStyleMag on Instagram for ongoing inspo, or check back (regularly!) here.

Muskoka Pride Week Mixes Virtual Events With Tailgating, Takeout & Rainbow Road Tours

Muskoka Pride Week will proceed July 18-26, 2020 in an alternative format due to Covid-19, mixing virtual meet-ups with tailgating, takeouts, and drive-in events that ensure social distancing. “This year’s Pride celebration is very different,” says the organization’s president Merv Taylor-Morin of the annual week that celebrates Muskoka’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) community. “Due to …

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Black Roof, Fast Car: Life’s Too Short to Drive a Boring Auto

Fashion is fleeting but style is long-lasting. Aside from the world of haute couture, nowhere is this clearer than in the automotive world. The flavour of the day can make a splash, but the icons of style endure. One aspect of automotive design that is having its moment is the black roof. Once only the purview …

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What Does a Muskoka Resort Look Like After Lockdown?

As the JW Marriott near Rosseau is the first resort in Muskoka to re-open after lockdown, we asked ourselves: What does a hotel look like as COVID restrictions open up? Answer: mobile keys, touchless front desks, sanitized canoes, and plenty of space between Muskoka chairs, of course. “We are so excited to be able to …

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8 Fun Facts About Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas aren’t just pretty, they’re fascinating flowers. As we stay at home and dream of spring, we dug up eight essential(ly fun) facts about Hydrangeas. 1) Hydrangeas are known commonly as the “pom pom” flower. 2) Hydrangeas grow everywhere, from Muskoka to Malibu, to Timbuktu. 3) In Asia, giving a friend a pink hydrangea symbolizes …

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