Sean Botti recently discovered what quite possibly is the largest personal collection of Ottawa Lynx memorabilia ever. The Ottawa Lynx! Who can forget the City’s former almost big-time baseball team?
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United Way East Ontario honours Community Builders Jennifer Sondergaard, Phyllis Bergmans, and Maz Karimjee
On March 24, in collaboration with Apt613, we recognized six more incredible community builders. We featured the first three yesterday; the final three are featured below.
On March 24, in collaboration with Apt613, we recognized six more incredible community builders. You’ll see three below; the three others will be featured here tomorrow.
Awesome Ottawa March award to support street art shedding light on precarious immigration status in Ottawa
March’s Awesome Ottawa award goes to Sinda Garziz to support street art shedding light on the barriers experienced by those in Ottawa with precarious immigration status.
Lots more to come from these fine new additions as Ottawa – dare we say it – starts to shake off the isolation of the last couple of years. It’s time to reconnect and Apt613 is excited to be a part of it.
While it faced challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Paint it Up! mural program found a way to keep moving forward and continues to provide Ottawa’s youth with opportunities for personal growth and the chance to engage with the local art community.
After celebrating 10 years of supporting women and gender-nonconforming persons, Dress For Success Ottawa National Capital Region (DFSOttawa) is headed into spring 2022 with unwavering commitment, fresh initiatives, and new programming.
If you’re interested in Nicholas Sparks’ house, Apartment613 has you covered: this is the second piece on the topic to appear on the blog, the main differences this time around being colourized photos and a quirkier approach. Enjoy!
The Wrong Man feels fresh and exciting. LeBlanc effortlessly weaves together mystery, history, family drama and romance, creating an ideal starting point to explore the oft-maligned genre of romance literature.
Ottawa Pizza Podcast covers hidden gems and the unique Ottawa-style pizza with hosts Steph and Tyler.
When a longstanding regular at Centretown coffeehouse Arlington 5 pitched an idea to founder/owner Jessie Duffy, a unique collaboration with the School of Industrial Design at Carleton University followed. Those conversations led to Urban Imaginaries, a bold new project whose purpose “is to see people engage in everyday spaces in ways that are beyond transactional, and to open up a conversation around imagining multiple possibilities for the spaces we inhabit.”
Every first Monday of the month, Apartment613 publishes the coolest #ottarts #ottjobs we hear about. All the best arts and culture gigs in our local network.
We have a downloadable “We love this city” poster that’s ready to print at home. Download it. Print it freely. Hang it at your favourite business, in your home office, on your fridge, or anywhere else that needs a little love this week.
“If we all work together,” Amber Bramer, Resource Development Manager at Cornerstone Housing for Women (CHFW) says, “we can provide women with safe, supportive housing and end chronic homelessness in Ottawa.” On Feb. 26, 2022, CHFW is holding their third annual Coldest Night of the Year event in Westboro and they’re asking for your help.
We surprised an unsuspecting attendee at Black History Ottawa’s launch event for Black History Month—meet Jean-Marie Guerrier, our latest Community Builder Award recipient.