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Best of: More #igersottawa to follow

From smiling puppies to sauce-smothered sandwiches, Instagram is a diverse hub for creativity, cuteness and photos of our coffee cups. With more than 300 million users and nearly 60 million photos shared daily on the app, it can be a challenge to find those stand out accounts worth adding to your feed. There are tons […]

Level One Game Pub opening soon!

A heritage building near Ottawa’s historic Byward Market hosts one of the most unique additions to this capital city’s pub scene. Level One uniquely combines pub fare and a fully licensed bar with bookshelves full of board games and classic video game consoles. Located at 14 Waller Street in the former Lunenburg Pub & Bar […]

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire ce weekend?

Nothing says Easter weekend quite like adorable baby animals and massive amounts of chocolate, so let’s get this weekend started off right! The Agriculture and Food Museum has special events this weekend for the whole family. The Billings Estate and the Cumberland Heritage Village Museum are also both hosting Easter egg hunts. If creepy-crawlies are […]

#WingdOttawa: Ottawa through the lens of millennials

What started as a project between two friends in 2013 has exploded to epic proportions. While dissecting rat brains for a research study at the University of Ottawa, Zainab Muse and David Ebere got to sharing their frustrations over the lack of rich content online. They created as a way to “foster people to […]

Ottawa Dog Rescue: London calling

One-by-one, foster dogs are checking into the Westin Ottawa as part of a new adoption initiative that aims to find them forever-homes   It’s mid-afternoon at the Westin Ottawa and London, a husky-malamute mix, rests on a pillow near reception where a small replica of Parliament Hill’s Centre Block was built as a cozy enclosure. […]

Best Of: Ottawa Street Photographers

Street photography is a genre in transition. It can be traced back to Eugene Atget, recognized as the father of the genre, in mid-19th century Paris. Used as a way to capture design, his subjects were mainly buildings, streetscapes and gardens. Street photography would later undergo another change as the main subject became people. Traditionally […]

Ming Wu Wednesday!

This featured column presents one of Ming’s favourite shots from the many events around town he’s recently attended. The picture above is of a thumb war contest that took place at Beau’s St Patrick’s Day party. For more on Ming, check out his website, radio show and Instagram.

Welcome to Babely Shades’ Space Jam!

For a great opportunity to hear some up-and-coming local artists, stop by Pressed this Friday for the launch of a new monthly music series that aims to promote young up-and-coming artists, particularly those who are queer and/or people of colour. This Friday’s show features November from Montreal, Perkolator from Peterborough, and Ottawa’s own Pith, one half of […]