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Kiersten Vuorimaki

Community Writer

Kiersten in an avid local sports fan, book lover, world explorer, and connoisseur of Mexican food joints wherever she can find them. She drinks too much coffee, and has a great palate for craft beer served on a sunny patio in the market.


Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

We are one work week closer to real spring now, friends. Can you feel it? While the blossoms are slower to arrive than last year, we are counting our blessings and watching closely for the next perfect moment to hit a patio! This weekend is one for the books, with the launch of undercurrents—back in person!—and the Ottawa Grassroots Festival bringing new musical voices to downtown. The NAC is hitting it out of the park, as usual, and there is some great eco-conscious ultra-local shopping to do to round out the perfect spring weekend.

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

Welcome, April! Live music seems to be the theme for this weekend, so pick a show or two and hit a cool local bar or restaurant afterwards for some cheer. If you’d rather stay in, we have some livestream options for you. 2022 could be the summer of your own homegrown mushrooms, if that floats your boat.

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

As more cultural spaces and events come back to life, keep your ear to the ground about adjustments to COVID restrictions and make informed decisions about the businesses and venues that you want to support! The clocks move forward next weekend, so embrace this last weekend of “winter” and take back the little parts of our city that bring you joy.

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

Hi friends, how are you holding up? We’ve come to another weekend in our beautiful city, and this was originally going to be a post all about the hundreds of fantastic things that we can do again, now that Ontario has entered Step 1 of our gradual winter re-opening. In some parts of the city […]

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

Due to new pandemic restrictions, this week’s roundup does away with our traditional Roundup in favour of a curated pile of ideas to get you through the weekend and hopefully the next little while!

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

Happy November! As more events keep going live, and cool things are popping up all over town, I hope you’re enjoying yourselves, friends! We are solidly into that part of the year when snow could be on the horizon any day now, and Mother Nature is keeping us all on our toes. Take this as […]