The merriest + brightest craft shopping experience of the season, explore 100 local makers over 2 days in a warehouse turned lively marketplace. Kickoff your holiday shopping with 1oo handmade brands, sip + eat, free kids crafts, giveaways. Last year a happy shopper left saying THERE WAS NO JUNK IN THERE! That’s because we curate […]
Back for our 4th year of Fall for INDIE (and arguably our favourite market of the year), we are back to takeover a downtown warehouse for another incredible market showcasing the best made in Ottawa goods. Hosting over 100 local makers + their handmade goods over two days, this is an opportunity to connect with […]
Where to find the fresh stuff this summer, mapped by neighbourhood.
Jane’s Walk is a festival of free walking tours happening Ottawa-Gatineau on May 5 and 6, 2018
The city is touting these zoning changes as impetus for the development of local-serving small businesses along the street. The changes will lift the restriction on commercial zoning to allow for small-scale mixed-use zoning, meaning that small businesses will be now permitted to set up shop along Armstrong next to residential homes and apartments.
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 […]
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 […]
After years making and selling clever t-shirts through his company Winged Beasts Outfitters, Prentice’s craft is moving off of our chests and onto our walls.
Leaps of faith, falls from grace, head over heels in love—we often talk about success and failure, and the risks we take in getting there, using this kind of language.
Meat Press Creative Charcuterie and Sandwich Shop will celebrate its first year in business on October 2.
“There’s too much talent out there for us to be wasting our time on the same music that the radio plays over and over again.”
“That initial brainstorm, 3 years ago, was the most brilliant I idea I had in 4-5 years: helping people get local craft beer to their house.
Bánh mì, samosas, and BBQ buns, oh my!
“It brings you back to when you’re like six or seven,” says Brenda Dunn, local artist and perpetual inner child. She’s sitting in Ministry of Coffee on Wellington Street West, gesturing towards a small clay figure. His name is Bean, and he is the guardian of this establishment. Bean is one of a crew of […]
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.