Welcome to the weekend folks! As Ottawa continues to slowly (and safely—wear your mask!) opens up, there are more ways to get out and enjoy the city.
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Marvest takes place at over 20 shops and venues on Bank Street, between Lansdowne Park and the Queensway, on Friday September 13 and Saturday September 14, 2019. Admission is free.
July Talk will be hanging out at Compact Music on Saturday, collecting non-perishable food bank donations. They’ll then be heading over to TD Place for their show with Metric.
Ending the night with a 3 song encore, Marianas Trench reminded Ottawa why they are still one of the biggest Canadian pop rock acts.
With rustic charm and a comforting menu, this couple’s restaurant in The Glebe feels like a natural fit for the neighbourhood.
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.
On stage and on the street, programming includes a night market, DJs, visual artists, moonlight yoga sessions, and the festival’s signature silent disco.
Terry Steeves: “Laid back, easy listening, and dance inducing, every song delivered a feel-good vibe, and completely memorable melodies with catchy hooks.”
Just before Wesley Snipes starred in Blade – in which he bulldozes his way through hundreds of grotesque vampires plotting to conquer the world – he played a sassy drag queen in To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything Julie Newmar. [youtube]http://youtu.be/UT8XQcaVUtI[/youtube] [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3BcIftlU0A[/youtube] Needless to say, it was a bit of a surreal experience watching the […]
As Ottawa’s love affair with the beer brewing industry rages on, hot and heavy, new brew pubs seem to be popping up every other day. Last year saw the opening of so many such establishments that to list them all here would be futile. Instead, take a gape at our beer map. Yup. There’s a […]
[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/54162807[/vimeo] Downtown Ottawa will soon have a 3,000-square-feet location exclusively dedicated to creative projects. Called IdeaSpace, the site at 131 Bank Street is scheduled to open on February 1. The brainchild of the inventive folks at MediaStyle, a local digital public affairs agency, the site is meant to allow local residents to implement imaginative ideas. […]