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Originally posted 06/07/2012 10:55AM
Ryan Gosling couldn't bring girlfriend Eva Mendes to his native Canadian province of Ontario without a visit to its most famous attraction – Niagara Falls!
On their trip north of the border this week, the Hollywood couple were spotted doing a little sightseeing, even taking a ride on the Niagara SkyWheel to get a good view of the iconic falls.
For Gosling, 31, who grew up in London, Ontario, it was a special trip in another way, too. On Wednesday, he and Mendes, 38, attended graduation at Brock University to cheer on Gosling's mother Donna as she earned her bachelor's degree in education.
The Toronto Sun reports that Gosling, proud of his mom, jumped to his feet and applauded and snapped pictures as she received her diploma. Otherwise the actor and his girlfriend sat toward the back of the auditorium, the paper reports, whispering to each other during the ceremony.
Originally posted 06/03/2012 06:45PM
It looks like Ryan Gosling won't be around to hear the outcome of his MTV Movie Awards nominations Sunday night.
The actor, who received nods in the Best Male Performance, Best Gut-Wrenching Performance and Best Kiss categories, was photographed heading out of Los Angeles with some very precious cargo: his girlfriend of nearly one year, Eva Mendes.
Mendes, 38, rocking bright green pants, and Gosling, 31, dressed down in jeans, caught a flight to Montreal Saturday at the Los Angeles International Airport.
Originally posted 05/11/2012 11:00AM
It's a springtime romance!
Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes enjoyed a couple's stroll in New York City on Thursday, holding hands and sipping coffee.
Gosling, 31, and Mendes, 38, have been linked since last year, but have yet to confirm their relationship.
However, this isn't the first time the rumored couple have been affectionate in public.
Originally posted 05/07/2012 04:45PM
Originally posted 02/08/2012 07:30AM
Eva Mendes and her dog speak a special language.
"It sounds so pretentious," the actress tells Marie Claire, "but he learned his commands in French."
Mendes, 37, brought her Belgian Malinois, Hugo, along for her cover interview at L.A.'s Griffith Park, and the "rather intimidating" dog instantly obeyed Mendes's orders for him to coucher, or lie down.
Originally posted 02/07/2012 10:20AM
Just like Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling's fairytale Disneyland dates, working together on The Place Beyond the Pines was also a fantasy come true for the happy couple.
"He's your dream costar," Mendes, 37, tells Marie Claire in its March issue. "I have never felt so creatively satisfied on a film. He's amazing."
But that's about as much as the notably private actress would reveal about Gosling, 31, who Mendes was first photographed holding hands with in September.
Originally posted 01/14/2012 06:00PM
An embarrassment of dishes: The nominees of this year's Golden Globes have three courses of deliciousity to feast upon, thanks to the Beverly Hilton's executive hotel chef, Suki Sugiura, and executive pastry chef Thomas Henzi.
The evening's culinary fireworks kick off with pistachio-crusted pistou ravioli with wild arugula, smoked tomato, kabocha compote and burrata cheese.
Originally posted 01/03/2012 12:05PM
Ryan Gosling welcomed in the New Year with his two leading ladies: girlfriend Eva Mendes – and his mother, Donna.
After spending some quality time together earlier in the day Sunday, the mother-son duo met up with Mendes to go to an AMC movie theater in uptown Manhattan.
"They all hung out and went to the movies together," a source tells PEOPLE. "Ryan and Eva seemed very happy."
Originally posted 11/26/2011 03:45PM
Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes are checking out the dark side of the City of Light.
The affectionate couple, who've been dating since September, spent Saturday afternoon visiting the legendary cemetery Pere-Lachaise in Paris, where she's has been filming Holly Motors.
Gosling, 31, and Mendes, 37, enjoyed red wine and Argentine fare Friday night, before visiting the resting place of Jim Morrison, Édith Piaf and Oscar Wilde, which is known as the City of the Dead.
"They were holding hands and there was a lot of tenderness between them," an observer tells PEOPLE.
Originally posted 10/17/2011 12:15PM
They've been to Disneyland, gone hiking together and spent quiet nights at home. But now, low-key couple Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes are taking their relationship to the next level.
Kissing in public.
Gosling, 30, and Mendes, 37, were spotted out on a PDA-heavy drive in Hollywood on Sunday, X17Online reports.
Only the Place Beyond the Pines costars were not the only ones locking lips. Not to be outdone, the pair's canine companion along for the ride went in for a kiss from the actor, too.
Wonder if Gosling's bulldog costar from The Gangster Squad will be jealous...
– Rennie Dyball
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