Welcome to your grandma’s living room. This is Nan’s Parlour, a new concept bar and restaurant in the Byward Market, right by the Heart & Crown on Clarence street.
Andrew Grosvenor: “ROAMER is informed in large part by dreams, rumination and the power of memories and our own histories.”
Mazépis only uses fresh and natural ingredients, favouring citrus and vinegar for preservation. With an overwhelmingly positive community response from the very start, Mazépis expanded its range of products, adding signature hot sauces made with scotch bonnet peppers, and are now serving hot meals with chicken, rice, and plantain.
Club SAW will host not one but TWO great underrated unique rock bands Thursday night when NOBRO and the OBGMs co-headline a double-barrelled shot of punk at the intimate venue as part of their Stay Rad Tour.
“It’s really satisfying to push yourself,” 14-year-old Charlotte Leluan says about skateboarding. As the first woman skater sponsored by Top of The World’s revamped Flow Team, a small group of very talented local skateboarders, Leluan’s in good company.
We now have our very own superhero in the 613! Ottawa SpiderMan records personalized video messages for kids and adults in a professional SpiderMan costume all while supporting multiple local charities.
Ottawa’s fashion scene will gather on Friday, May 13, for the Grande Premiere, the annual fashion show by the Richard Robinson Academy of Fashion Design, showcasing original student designs.
Gig Pick: Master guitarist Stephane Wrembel to perform at Red Bird, giving us music no one else can—May 4, 2022
Specializing in the style of legendary composer-guitarist Django Reinhardt, Stephane Wrembel is one of the most highly regarded guitarists in the world. On Wednesday, May 4, he will be at Red Bird on a solo tour, performing 17 preludes for guitar called Django Impressionist. He is the only one in the world who can perform this material.
Why do big box retail malls look the way they do? Do they need to be that way? Can they become a neighbourhood hub instead of an endless sea of parking lots and shopping carts? Residents around Ottawa’s South Keys shopping centre think they can and should, and are working to make that happen.
Ottawa Pizza Podcast covers hidden gems and the unique Ottawa-style pizza with hosts Steph and Tyler.
“Viola” by JFUN from his newly released EP Be What you Wanna Be is a new addition to the #ottmusic weekly Spotify playlist where Apartment613 music writers highlight new local releases—it’s just like Release Radar but for #ottmusic only. Today, we’re hearing from JFUN to learn more about their new release and chat specifics.
New pay rate for digital media artists a step toward success, says Artpreneur panelist Mariane Bourcheix-LaPorte
The pandemic has accelerated the shift of our lives into the digital world, and this disruption has opened up urgent questions about how to properly value the creative labour of independent artists. Apt613 spoke with researcher Mariane Bourcheix-LaPorte about the Independent Media Arts Alliance’s newly adopted fee schedule
Here’s how some of Ottawa’s escape room businesses have adapted to operate both during and after the pandemic.
From trading cards, figurines, board games and other pop culture merchandise, hobby shops are an ideal place for people to pick up new hobbies, show off their skills in official card game tournaments, or even help collectors expand their collections. Like many other businesses, the gaming ones had to make some changes to adapt to […]
Lemonade stands. DIY Halloween costumes. Haute couture. Sustainable art. Ottawa-local entrepreneur Karissa Besharah has done all of it. Apt613 met with Karissa to learn more about her creative drive, to shed light on the local fashion scene, and to see how art prints can be eco-friendly.