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Beans, Blossoms, Beats & Bauhaus: Blumenstudio

Take an Italian café with a contemporary touch serving up ethically-sourced beans and locally-made treats. Add a dairy case filled with milk, butter and eggs from nearby Cochrane’s Dairy and Stirling Creamery for those early-morning milk runs. Layer on a carefully-edited wall of magazines and newspapers. Combine it all in a Bauhaus-inspired floral shop and the result […]

Join us for #Grow613 Day

The region we live in is incredible for food—we can find local vegetables, eggs, fruit, honey, grains, microgreens and so much more practically in our backyards. The local farmers and growers that provide Ottawa with all of this fresh, local produce is a very long list. When you add in the food makers—those chefs and […]

Hey Maker: A chat with Steve St Pierre

By now you’ve likely seen the Support Local logo and poster – goodness knows we at Apartment613 have been using it wherever possible for the last few weeks. As we wind down on this month long initiative, we wanted to chat with the guy behind the ingenious design. Steve St Pierre of Maker, cleverly realizing […]

At the {HEART} of the city: Kate & Suz Supports Local

This post comes to us from Kate & Suz, a dynamic duo who blog about all things Ottawa over at When we heard this year’s Support Local theme is ‘Home is where the heart is’, we melted. What a perfect nod to Ottawa, the city we love and are seeing explode with creativity these past […]

Take a look: The Victoire Project

If you’ve seen our Style File posts, you’ll know Ottawa’s got swagger. Two of the lovely ladies we’ve got to thank for it are Katie Frappier and Regine Paquette: fashionistas, besties, and successful local business women. This delightfully dressed duo is responsible for the carefully curated and much loved Victoire Boutique. The girls clearly have […]

The Apartment613 Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are a great time to introduce your friends and family to the local shops and goods you enjoy year round. Resist the urge to order everything from Amazon and take a look through some of our local holiday gifting suggestions. N-Product started making super cool watch straps for your iPod nano, and they […]

Weekend roundup: What to do in Ottawa

[youtube width=”600″ height=”485″][/youtube] This is a great weekend if you’re Scottish, or if you”re curious about what’s behind the walls of the Croatian, Lithuanian, German or Spanish embassies. It’s also not a bad weekend if you’re into all things local, with Support Local month officially starting today. Tonight we’ll be down at Raw Sugar for […]

Craft show roundup 2012

Every November, even before the first hints of snow, we start to see the first signs of Christmas pop up around the city. And we’re not just talking about the Bay’s over-the-top decorations in the Rideau Centre walkway – nope, these hints of festivities around found in community centres, church basements, and even theatre lobbies. […]