Well Ottawa, summer is finally here and fun events are non-stop! All weekend The Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival takes place this weekend at Mooney’s Bay, and there’s lots to enjoy! From family friendly activities to concerts Thursday, Friday and Saturday, this is an event you won’t want to miss! Another great summer staple kicks off […]
The name SAABOON means soap in many languages. SAABOON’s products are 100% natural, 100% vegan, and 100% handmade, and after four years of selling soaps online and at various retail locations throughout the city, you can now visit SAABOON at 595 Gladstone Street.
From Glowfair to Rallycross to Craftfest to the Beer Fest, there’s something for everyone this weekend in Ottawa!
What if a fragrance could evoke that moment when a woman began to believe in herself and love herself again? And what if each purchase of a perfume supported women recovering from abuse and trafficking? That’s the goal of DIVONA, a new perfume line with a social impact.
June is here and with it comes double digit temperatures. Slap on your sunscreen and go find a patio because summer is here!
Michael’s Dolce products put a creative twist on a household staple. Pairing traditional ingredients and flavours in non-traditional ways, Michael begins with the basics and then turns them on their heads. Over the past five years, Sunderland has come up with many an incredible thing—from jams that taste like candy, to the champagne of marmalades, made with pink grapefruit.
Travis Iverson is working with Impact Hub Ottawa’s incubation program, Impact Academy, to build his business model and launch IverFashion, a line of clothing functionally adaptive to people with disabilities and mobility impairment, while also retaining a stylish look.
Faunapparel, a new Ottawa business, launched earlier this year with a line of sweatshop free clothing and a goal of proving that compassion is always in style.
For the first time ever, Stomping Ground is hosting a streetwear pop-up in conjunction with Unavailable, an online consignment store.
Nu Grocery, Ottawa’s first zero-waste grocery store, is leading the way away from mass consumption to mindful and responsible consumers.
With spring just around the corner, new shops, stores and specialized services are sprouting all along Wellington West in Hintonburg, and pleasing residents with new opportunities to rediscover this vibrant and unique neighbourhood. At first glance walking by Fabrications, an established fabric boutique and sewing studio located at 1018 Wellington West, it may not be […]
We chat with Magpie’s co-owner, Martin Wright, whose business has thrived on being everything the national and international chains aren’t.
As Executive Director of Water Rangers, Kat Kavanagh and her team have made it their mission to inform people about the state of their local water, and provide tools to learn and share information through their app.
Maker House Co., a must for those shopping for unique locally made goods, celebrated their first year in business. In true entrepreneurial fashion, the retail business “celebrated” by revamping the store and using their holiday to build new shelves to hold even more Ottawa-crafted goods. Gareth Davies, the company’s founder, came to Ottawa via his […]
The Education and Public Programs department at the Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG) has developed a new youth council, stArtup, geared towards involving youth ages 17-25 in the gallery’s programs and operations. Doug Dumais, OAG Education Assistant and one of the stArtup coordinators, said that the youth council’s aim is “to open up the gallery to […]