Crafts / DIY
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 […]
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 […]
“Self care is not a luxury,” says Mandi Lunan of This Charming Mandi, and formerly of Auntie Loo’s.
“I thought what it would be like if the audience helped us create these musical spaces. Every performance will be different thanks to the participation of the audience.”
SAW Gallery’s annual SKETCH fundraiser, which combines a live concert, a bargain-basement art auction, and a dance party, is part of a growing trend that rethinks how fundraising works.
The way to combat ignorance, hate, and bigotry is honest reflection and action; connecting with our neighbours, and offering compassion and kindness.
A galaxy 11 billion light years away? Photographed by an Ottawa amateur astronomer? In his back yard observatory?
A new kitchenware and gourmet food store officially opened its doors last week – just in time for peak Christmas shopping season!
The bright and bold purple sign above the entrance reads: “YOU NEED SOAP. P.U.”, with the initials P.U. standing for the store’s name, Purple Urchin (of course).
Everywhere you look in Ottawa there are signs that the holidays are fast approaching.
Wentsi Yeung on first trying kombucha: “It was love at first sip and I felt like it was something I needed to share with everyone.”
Dylan Noble’s textiles create a visual language in the form of clever, idiosyncratic patterns with his company, Merchntt.
Socially-conscious fashion lovers, this one’s for you: On October 26, the second annual Metamorphosis fashion show organized by EcoEquitable will take place at the Horticulture Building at Lansdowne. The event highlights the work of emerging Ottawa clothing designers working with sustainable and recycled materials. EcoEquitable is a registered charity that provides employment and skill development […]