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.
The Vanier taco eatery had some exciting news to share via Facebook today. They are partnering with Ion Aimers to open a second Ola Cocina location in Hintonburg. They will be taking over the current ZaZaZa space at 1079 Wellington West. It looks like Tennessy Willems has won the Hintonburg Pizza War. We had good […]
Hintonburg Happening: a festival celebrating all that’s wonderful about this neighbourhood and its residents
Hintonburg is a community that has gentrified in recent years and is now alive and thriving with art, culture, as well as fantastic food and drink. For the first time ever, this Ottawa community will host its very own festival, opening Saturday June 21 and ending Sunday, June 29. I interviewed Anne Wanda Tessier, a […]
Ottawa’s got its fair share of tattoo parlours and art galleries – and tattoo parlour art galleries. The latest addition to this mix is Railbender Studio, set to open Feb. 15 down in Hintonburg. There’s a twist, though, that makes this new studio unique. In order to launch the studio/gallery, owners Alex Néron and Marta Jarzabek looked […]
If you want to become acquainted with Ottawa-area artists, visiting the Red Handed art show at Cyclelogik at 1111A Wellington St West is a great place to start. Until December 25, some 40 artists from the national capital are displaying their works with several intriguing pieces for sale. The vivacious and talented Andrea Stokes, an […]