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Lists of ‘best things’ in Ottawa, like ‘best skiing’, best restaurants, best bars, best dance parties, best bands, best hood, etc.

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Hood Wars 2013 Round Four: Best Neighbourhood Party

Hood Wars is Apt613’s annual neighbourhood contest where we ask our readers to choose what area deserves the title of best in the city. The Ottawa Open edition of Hood Wars will take place over five rounds: Best Restaurant Row (September 18); Best Public Art and Architecture (September 21); Best Green Space (September 25); Best Neighbourhood Party (September 29); Best […]

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Hood Wars 2013 Round Three: Best Green Space

Hood Wars is Apt613’s annual neighbourhood contest where we ask our readers to choose what area deserves the title of best in the city. The Ottawa Open edition of Hood Wars will take place over five rounds: Best Restaurant Row (September 18); Best Public Art and Architecture (September 21); Best Green Space (September 25); Best Neighbourhood Party (September 28); Best […]

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Hood Wars 2013 Round Two: Best Public Art and Architecture

Hood Wars is Apt613’s annual neighbourhood contest where we ask our readers to choose what area deserves the title of best in the city. The Ottawa Open edition of Hood Wars will take place over five rounds: Best Restaurant Row (September 18); Best Public Art and Architecture (September 21); Best Green Space (September 25); Best Neighbourhood Party (September 28); Best […]

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Hood Wars 2013 Round One: Best Restaurant Row

Hood Wars is Apt613’s annual neighbourhood contest where we ask our readers to choose what area deserves the title of best in the city. The Ottawa Open edition of Hood Wars will take place over five rounds: Best Restaurant Row (September 18); Best Public Art and Architecture (September 21); Best Green Space (September 25); Best Neighbourhood Party (September 28); Best […]

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Hood Wars 2013: The Ottawa Open

Hood Wars is Apt613’s annual neighbourhood smack down, a war of words to determine which of the city’s 97 neighbourhoods is the best. The story to date: The Hintonburg Mafia won the first ever Hood Wars, using methods I will not divulge lest I wake up with a horse head in my bed. Smugly assuming […]

The best of #ShitOttawansSay

Open File has collected and organized many of the tweets, which you can see here, but we couldn’t resist sharing some of our favourite ones here on the site. The following are Apartment613’s picks for the best of #ShitOttawansSay. [View the story “Best of #ShitOttawanssSay” on Storify]

A pho study – 5 takes on Ottawa pho

Posts and photos by Jennifer and Don at FoodiePrints Almost a month ago, we were approached by Apartment613 to do a pho round up, having blogged numerous posts on the subject of Vietnamese noodle soup in Ottawa. Apartment613’s Ryan Saxby once referred to us as “pho obsessed.” After some thought, we agreed to participate. We […]

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The Best (chichi) Patio in Town

It’s officially summertime!!! That time when Ottawa seems to swell in size and everyone and their dog seem to pack restaurant patios. Where are these people in the winter? Here are our top 5 picks for best chichi patios. 1. La Terrasse, Fairmont Château Laurier The best views in town, no question. Perfect for a […]

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