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Write On Ottawa: A love story you’ll root for

If you read my reviews, you know that I am a sucker for a good love story.  And The Hungry Heart by Brenda Gayle definitely falls into that category.  Book One in her Heart’s Desire series, it’s a contemporary romance with suspense and lots of drama to keep the pages turning. The hero, Hunter Graham, […]

Photos by Jordan Duff.

Foodie Friday: A by-the-numbers recap of Makin’ It Grain

Dominion City’s Makin’ It Grain event was the fitting bookend to a wonderful Support Local Month here in Ottawa aka “Heart City”. Their charity-supporting 5-course dinner brought together local artisans and created a fantastic engaging evening. I’m still wearing my belt a couple notches looser… There have already been some fantastic words said about the […]

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire ce weekend? + Ottawa Vintage Clothing Show giveaway

Hands up if your life as a writer, artist, student, freelancer, etc. was significantly improved by The Daily Grind. Its absence from Chinatown, our weekend rituals, and our Apt613 Contributors’ Meetings still pangs the heart. We’ve lost a few spaces this year, but knowing The Daily Grind fire was out of our control made it […]

Flare Path

Flare Path delivers poignant look at life in shadow of war

Now playing at the Ottawa Little Theatre, Terrence Rattigan’s Flare Path is a moving drama that pulls you in with an impressively human portrayal of war. Klaas Van Weringh directs this poignant production with heart, humour, and a few surprises. Rattigan’s understated script, inspired by his experiences as an RCAF air gunner sidesteps big battle […]


Fellowship of the Blog: Ottawa’s C & C Dept. featuring Eric

Ottawa’s Compliments & Complaints Department is a featured column supported by the Apt613 Fellowship Program. The aim is to spotlight locals from different hoods of the capital, letting them celebrate this city and share their constructive criticisms. Name: Eric About: Eric’s lived in Ottawa his whole life: that’s almost half a century now. Hood: Glebe […]