Sunsets & Weather mEportage Vol. 3 by Debra Hourie

Our latest edition of mEportage is courtesy of Debra Hourie who was kind enough to send us her photos and this little note. "Hey guys, These are some of my favorite photos that I have taken of the Portage...

Roden Rats Out City Hall

Chester the City Hall Mouse Addresses the Issues There be somethin’ new in the ol’ municipal office: a whole row of easels set up with canvasses on ‘em. I figgered it was an art show. I’m a dabbler in...

From Steeples To Skies mEportage Volume 2

We'd love to share you photos of Portage and area.  If you have some you'd like to share email them to info@thehoopandholler.com and we will include them in our next volume of mEportage. Today we have...

How To Properly Mispronounce Portage Street Names

In our endless quest to help Portage la Prairians capture and navigate our distinct local culture we have developed a helpful video tutorial on how to properly mispronounce Portage street names. This short...

Save In Time For Christmas

The Hoop and Holler Raise & Save coupon book is packed with great offers designed to save you hundreds if not thousands of dollars.  Most coupons are valid until April 30, 2015 and are for 100% local...

Know Where To Go & Win!

Portage la Prairie has a lot of places to go when you have to go.  HnH visited some of our city's most used washrooms available to the public and did a random sample as to how things stacked up.  Here is the...

Did Hoop & Holler Story Prophesize Ghomeshi Scandal?

Back in the summer we ran a mock story on the naming rights for our Coke can going to CBC.  In the piece we identified Jian Ghomeshi as the CBC's first pick but the plan fell through after we spelled his name...

Cabbage on the Overpass

Sightings from the Top: Cabbage Leaves by Terrie Todd On my walk home today over the Tupper Street overpass, I saw a cabbage leaf. Since a cabbage leaf is biodegradable, I decided to leave it there. Besides,...