In his new series, Bruce Burwell plots out Urban Retail Walks to get you outside in the winter while sticking to safer, navigable downtown streets. Follow the series on Apt613!
Find stunning and indulgent gifts for the fancy friend in your life, including clothing, jewelry, and personal care items like lotions, soaps, and cosmetics.
Our local holiday gift guide covers all the bases for Ottawa sports fans on your list!
This gift guide is for your creative friends and family, whether they create or consume art, or enjoy doing both. Feel free to treat yourself to these awesome experiences and opportunities too. After all, when do we ever have too much art and culture in our lives?!
The Almonte Outpost opened on Friday December 3 and brings some of our favourite Almonte treats to the heart of the ByWard Market.
It’s Foodie Friday here on Apartment 613, so let’s talk today about delicious locally produced gifts of food and drink to give friends and family this holiday season.
Ottawa is home to so many amazing breweries, it’s hard to miss when buying for the craft beer lover in your life. But since you’ve already landed on this page, let us help you spread holiday cheers in the capital with this gift guide for beer lovers.
Let’s kick off this year’s #Support613 Gift Guide with a selection of gifts to warm and brighten the recipient’s home, whether they live downtown, in the burbs, or out in the country.
Ottawa Tourism designed a clever and fun plan to boost the economy for our hard-hit independent retail, hospitality, and restaurant sectors. We thought we’d come up with an experience to suggest for Apt613 readers.
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 […]
Andy Akangah’s hip-hop and anime fashion creations are getting traction from big names all over the world, but what the artist hopes to do in the coming years is connect with his local community.
Over the past 16 months, the COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted many businesses, including those centred around gaming. In the first of three articles, we’ll look at how gaming lounges have adapted to the pandemic and are preparing to operate in a post-pandemic world.
In this monthly 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. We want to hear about takeout you loved! Leave comments below and if you’d like to contribute to a future edition of Takeout Talk, email <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Highlights […]
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.