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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 […]
Adulting can be hard, but it does come with some advantages. You can do things your parents told you not to, like eat cake for breakfast, talk to strangers, and play with sharp objects.
“It is so portable. All you need is a pencil and a piece of paper.”
Christina Manuge’s ensembles are design to look stunning even as they come off.
Ikebana, literally meaning “create flower”, is a form of art that captures the essence of the nation’s intimate bond with nature.
Video games are a solitary pursuit for some people, but gaming cafes appeal to our social sides. Ottawa’s newest one, Caffeine 1UP, is doing a few things differently.
Hey commitment-phobes, did you know you can rent local art for your home or office?
Would you be willing to pay hundreds of dollars in advance to receive a full season of exclusive art? It’s a gamble, but Megan Monafu, founder of CSArt Ottawa, is betting that there are enough people in our city willing to buy in to support and grow our burgeoning local arts scene. The inspiration for […]