Kate Punnett, founder of City Love Flowers, creator of the Elderflower campaign, which was recognized by Awesome Ottawa and showcased by Ottawa Matters, is a multidisciplinary artist, activist, and community volunteer who gives back to the 613 daily in myriad ways.
The name has changed but everything else is the same.
Wellington West has quietly emerged as one of the best neighbourhoods in Ottawa to shop at unique, independent retailers. Apt613 has teamed up with four fashion retailers to get their vision of street style in the summer of COVID-19.
The #MyOttawa Pass is an initiative that will help Ottawa residents explore the city while enjoying discounts at local businesses.
How have local businesses been impacted by the lockdown, and by the movement to a phase that allows reopening? We spoke with the owners of three 613 businesses, each with their own unique situations. Today: The Art House Cafe.
How have local businesses been impacted by the lockdown, and by the movement to a phase that allows reopening? We spoke with the owners of three 613 businesses, each with their own unique situations. Today: The Odds & Sods Shoppe.
How have local businesses been impacted by the lockdown, and by the movement to a phase that allows reopening? We spoke with the owners of three small businesses, each with their own unique situations. Today: Virtue Tattoo.
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.
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.
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.
The name SAABOON means soap in many languages. SAABOON’s products are 100% natural, 100% vegan, and 100% handmade, and after four years of selling soaps online and at various retail locations throughout the city, you can now visit SAABOON at 595 Gladstone Street.