This past Friday, as part of Hintonburg Happening, Maker House Co. hosted an evening of music, ghost stories, s’mores, and beers. Ming was there. For more on Ming, check out his website, radio show and Instagram.
Three years ago, the United Nations declared 2016 the International Year of Pulses. To celebrate this initiative, the Canadian Agriculture and Food Museum has paired with Pulse Canada to showcase the versatile, healthful, yet oft-overlooked food group with Pulses: The Ideal Partner, an interactive travelling exhibition. Thursday, May 5 marked the Pulse Feast, where guests […]
She Who Must Be Obeyed (but rarely is) blogs about food, travel and homeschooling five kids at travellargefamily. On May 24, you’ll find her dispensing travel tips at the Westboro Brainery. The 31st installment of the fabulous Ottawa Children’s Festival is kicking off. Back in the day when I only had three kids, we used to […]
“It’s mainly about confidence.” Spring Car Spa 2016 organizer Nicole Novotny’s succinct statement summarizes part of the goals of the recently held women-only event. “My mother was a single parent. She had to learn. She had to ask. She had to do things. Including things related to cars. Women leave Car Spa with […]
The first Saturday in June is Canada’s National Horse Day. Events across the country are organized to showcase, honour, explore and discover the world of horses. Horse Day is an Equine Canada initiative, Canada’s horse sport and horse welfare governing body. Horses have been an integral part of Canadian history, and through Horse Day, their […]
This week, Ming Wu stopped by Ottawa City Woodshop‘s first birthday celebration. For more on Ming, check out his website, radio show and Instagram.
Hintonburg Happening is a nine day event that celebrates Wellington West’s community of artists and businesses. Not only is this neighbourhood home to great brewers and craft-focused watering holes, it’s also the home of Brew Donkey, Ottawa’s favourite brewery tour provider. Owner Brad Campeau, is using this HH festival to launch a new educational series that focuses on […]
With over 600 kilometers of bike paths in the National Capital Region, it’s easy to leave the car at home and hop on your bike. From the Rideau Canal to the Ottawa River Pathway and everything in between, Ottawa and Gatineau are great places for a ride. And how great is this? The cities of […]
On Saturday, April 30, 2016 Ming went to Club Saw for a May Day Party and Fundraiser. The event was presented by Solidarity Against Austerity and was raising funds for the Fight for $15 and Fairness. Toronto-based spoken work artist Radiyah Chowdhury hosted the night with performances by: Heather Lynn Song Just Voices Himig Masa Moonfruits
Guest Post by Julia Sanchez (President-CEO, Canadian Council for International Co-operation) Ottawa cares. From the Syrian refugee crisis to sustainable local development, Ottawans are committed to engaging responsibly and proactively with global issues and as global citizens. And amidst such great global humanitarian need, there is no better place or time than this to think […]
The region we live in is incredible for food—we can find local vegetables, eggs, fruit, honey, grains, microgreens and so much more practically in our backyards. The local farmers and growers that provide Ottawa with all of this fresh, local produce is a very long list. When you add in the food makers—those chefs and […]
Have you ever wanted to stare down a dinosaur or get up close to a giant blue whale? How about strolling across the Arctic (albeit on a giant floor map) or taking a good look at some of nature’s creepy crawlies? All this, and more, is available at the second annual Science By Night Thursday […]
Invest Ottawa and C100 are organizing a one day networking event to punch local innovation into overdrive! AccelerateOTT – May 5th at Lansdowne. The event is geared towards all students, entrepreneurs, makers, startups, mentors, founders, funders and other driven individuals (last car reference, I promise; I drive a Yaris, I’m in over my head). As […]
Post by Greg Guevara: follow Greg on Facebook. “Gaming” probably isn’t the word that comes into mind when someone thinks of Ottawa. While the city may seem to only conjure up images of snow and government workers, anyone who’s played pinball at House of TARG or boad games at The Loft has experienced the lesser-known gamer population. […]
Ready for some heat, Ottawa? Things are going to start scorching in Canada’s capital: the second annual Romancing the Capital (RTC) conference is coming to town at the Holiday Inn and Suites in Kanata (101 Kanata Avenue) from Thursday May 5th through Saturday, May 7th. With workshops during the day, two fantastic themed dinners (Cowboys […]