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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?

After a very confusing week of both snowfall and cherry blossoms, we have found ourselves back here, friends: Staying at home and trying to fill the space! I won’t lie, the thought of more online events makes my eyes blur, but the longer we stay home, and stay safe, the more rewarding it will be […]

Takeout Talk: What are you ordering this weekend?

In this weekly feature, Apt613 asks blog contributors and local figures about their takeout habits and highlights—to help you find new tasty treats to discover or revisit when you’re just OVER IT with making dinner. We want to hear about the takeout you loved! This week: a limited-time fried chicken sandwich, Argentinian empanadas, and nerdy pizza.

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

Well 613ers, we have made it through a full year of pandemic-style living, and this pretty little city of ours just keeps on keeping on. The weather has taken a major turn for the better, so despite the shifting restrictions of the red zone, we can enjoy ourselves a little bit in the valley this […]

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

It seems like March has stumbled in like a lamb despite the cold temperatures, and while I have no real idea what that means, I do know that we are just one week closer to real Spring.

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

Things are starting to look up for us, Ottawa. Both the days and the Rideau Canal Skateway have gotten longer this week, and we may be on the precipice of a cautious reopening. (Maybe. Don’t quote me.) February is the shortest month of the year, so let’s get through it gracefully, with heart and some optimism for the approaching spring!

Weekend Roundup 2-for-1: Xmas and NYE

Whatever you do over the holidays, 613ers, please stay safe and stay positive! Tag us in your fun at-home shenanigans and your lovely festive walks. The Weekend Roundup Crew will be here and ready to plan your weekends in 2021. #APT613