Hintonburg Public House
I transplanted here from New York in July 2012 and I have a confession to make. In my first few months in Ottawa I dragged my partner into various random places (often on Elgin St.) for a drink, and then complained that, “no one in this town knows how to make a proper Negroni!” He […]
Listen here or in iTunes. This week, Ryan, Katie and Chris recorded the show from Apt613’s top secret lair in Centretown. Things kicked off with a chat with Shopify Chief Product Officer Harley Finkelstein. Shopify is hosting their inaugural Popify pop-up shop in the Byward Market this weekend, and Harley filled us in on all […]
Anyone who loves curry often wants endless supplies. So many restaurants in our city can put a spin on a curry dish, a foodie is never disappointed and a novice is rarely overwhelmed. These magical places come together every year to flaunt their curry skills, and this year it’s for The Great Curry Cook-Off presented […]
Beer lovers may be familiar with Muskoka Brewery’s Detour, a dry-hopped IPA. The six-pack design boasts a vibrant teal cartoon map reminiscent of those available at provincial parks. Both the eye-catching design and the name promise an enjoyable and leisurely drink, one that led me off the beaten path and in the right direction. I […]
“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 […]
If I had to sum up Angela McGowan in a word or two, I’d choose “joyful and unapologetic”.
Paint the town [insert colour(s) of choice]! Abounding in colour, sound and taste, this Ottawa weekend is one for the senses.
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.
Celestial and bestial bodies of work converge in Laura Langford’s Flat Nature exhibition, launched on March 9 at the Hintonburg Public House The exhibition includes Langford’s Moon series of marbled orbs and her Sustainable Taxidermy series of two dimensional trophy game. The flattened nature of the objects and the treatment of their material – 16 […]
This weekend marks Canada’s 150th anniversary since Confederation and there are plenty of events taking place to celebrate the occasion, but if you are looking for something more low key, there are still many a thing to choose from. Here’s a few ideas to get you started.
Welcome to the weekend, folks! The seasons may not have officially changed, but the weather has taken the lead with cooler winds and shorter days. Celebrate the arrival of this blissful time of year with all sorts of great goings on in the capital this weekend.
Welcome to the weekend, folks!