The Beechwood Market has moved online for the 2020 season. A guest post from market president Chris Penton about why and how he made that decision.
How to support Ottawa businesses through COVID-19: Local volunteers manage a website with info on delivery, pick-up and gift card options
They’ve invested years worth of time and money to contribute to the vibrant culture of our city. Ottawa is Ottawa because of the many small businesses that have decided to set up shop, and the volunteers behind together-apart.ca want to help them survive.
Ottawa independent art space Possible Worlds crowdfunds to support move from Chinatown to Hintonburg
Possible Worlds is moving to Hintonburg, and running a crowdfunding campaign to support these efforts to expand its space and programming, after five years based in Ottawa’s Chinatown.
We gave three friends $30 each and this one rule: their holiday shopping has to happen at local, independent stores.
What makes this market truly special is finding vendors you don’t expect to find at a holiday market.
Holiday shopping really gets going this weekend across the 613, but there are also great theatre and music options if you’re looking to keep it cultural.
For all your local gift shopping needs, here’s a roundup of some of the holiday craft fairs and markets coming up in the next few weeks!
We cover the first edition of Inside Out Film Festival’s Queer Makers’ Market.
Moving from Centretown to Little Italy was a tough decision for the duo, but one step inside the new store and you’ll feel the true experience they had been aiming for.
This weekend rests on the cusp of May into June and is jam packed full of fun. A weekend so full, it is impossible to do it all, so we’ve put together this handy little guide to the weekend’s best. Get a pen and paper ready: it’s time to plan and maximize on the good times.
It is finally spring in this wonderful city! It is time to get outside and enjoy the sunshine. There is plenty to get up to this weekend, and we know that you’re excited to get to it, so we’ve made this handy little list to get you started!
As a feminist business owner, Sara thinks very highly of businesses that incorporate feminist ideology within their charter and who prioritize the well-being of their staff.
Among community-oriented initiatives, BBBC offers free children’s books with an aim of fostering reading from an early age. They’ll be starting an Indigenous reading group open to everyone. Students get a 30% discount for every $10 they spend, and non-students receive a 20% discount.
Blind date with a book: An independent Ottawa bookstore is thriving on the sale of novels wrapped in brown paper
The small storefront faces the Centretown United Church and sits next to Wilf & Ada’s Diner, where its wall-to-wall niche collection of books, records and memorabilia has been attracting customers since 2013.
The currency is accepted at Flock Boutique, Plant and Curio, Pressed, Venus Envy and Workshop Boutique.