Many shawarma lovers think they’re eating pickled beets but in fact the beets are mainly used as a colouring agent. The real pickles are the turnips.
This weekend, get your buzz on at the Queen Bee Party, hosted by the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum!
A discussion panel, “ALL AGES: facing ageism in music,” takes place Wednesday, August 17 at Bar Robo.
A library on wheels is a perfect fit for bike-crazy Ottawa.
Do you ever wonder, when looking at old building around the city, what stood there before?
Creative Ottawans battle it out in a design showdown.
It’ll kick your butt, in a good way.
Created as emergency government headquarters against nuclear fallout, the Diefenbunker was built during the Cold War but never used! Ottawa comedians Lewis Hill, Sean Carson and Daniel Araya explore the bunkers with the fantastic tour guide Mady Gillespie! For more Comedy Ottawa, watch their dispatches from Grow613 Day and Westfest.
As I locked my bike outside the Canadian Museum of History, I glanced over at the four school and two tour buses and my heart sank. Now let me see, what’s worse? In corner number one we have hordes of “last-week-of-school” kids running around, shrieking and purposely getting too close to artifacts so that the […]
The modern world is moving fast, and sometimes you have to run in place just to keep up. We are all multi-taskers, overburdened workers, or frazzled parents just trying to keep up before the next onslaught of demands. Enter a range of apps and products designed to save us time, help us organize ourselves and […]
Something big has arrived at the Canadian Museum of Nature. Something VERY big! This summer’s blockbuster exhibition is Ultimate Dinosaurs. Featuring fully articulated skeletons from the ancient supercontinent of Gondwana, these are some of largest dinosaurs (and a few little guys too) to ever roam the earth. Ultimate dinosaur fans will get to see species […]
Once a month, a group of local time travellers meet to swap stories about their travels. They travel back in time: years, decades, centuries, thousands, millions and sometimes billions of years. Many of them bring pictures, including photos of stunning beauty, and even some painstaking, meticulous sketches. All their stories share a sense of wonder. […]
Post by Peter Gould. Warped yellow-green discoids leer on tendrils and inexplicably sprout from a copper corset. It conjures both a Frederick’s of Hollywood catalogue and images of extraterrestrial flora from a Stanislaw Lem novel. “Polypores Win the War”, hanging on a wall at the December 2013 Group of Steven show of local artists at […]
Post by Samantha Richarz. Whether you’re an experienced artist looking to practice your skills, an amateur wanting to improve, or just yearning for a Wednesday night of socializing and cheap beer, P(a)int & Draw offers an event above and beyond your standard life drawing session. P(a)int & Draw takes place on the second Wednesday of every […]
On May 19th, Centretown Citizens Ottawa Corporation (CCOC), at its Annual General Meeting, hosted a panel of city councillors. As a CCOC Board member, I was fortunate to have the opportunities to quiz the councillors about their opinions on topics ranging from zoning to gender dynamics to citizen engagement. What followed was a lively discussion among Councillors Catherine McKenney […]