The Ottawa Neighbourhood Study is an excellent resource. It centralizes a lot of demographic data in one location and makes it publicly accessible, which can help citizens understand the health and wellness strengths and weaknesses of their neighbourhoods and advocate for change.
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.
We’ve arrived at another weekend here in this great city and with it brings the start of a new season, sunny skies, and hot summer heat. There is so much to do to celebrate the arrival of the summer solstice, whether at home or outdoors, so we will get right to it.
We’ve got a big weekend ahead. As Ottawa enters Stage 2 of reopening, we’ll also be celebrating 613 Day, a birthday party of sorts for Ottawa and Apt613.
With the temperature on the rise and flora in bloom, Ottawans are eager to get out of the house and re-engage with their community. But with COVID-19 a lingering threat and source of concern, this summer is sure to be different from most. Around this time of year, I’d probably be sitting with friends or […]
It feels like we’ve been dropped in the middle of a summer heatwave so this weekend is all about finding safe ways to stay cool.
A new month is upon us—and so is the weekend, for those of us who are having a hard time keeping track of what day it is anymore. Don’t worry, it’s understandable; we’ve been in physical isolation mode for how long now? Despite the challenges thrown our way, we adaptable creatures have taken this new “normal” in stride and there is still a whole lot going on—a safe distance from other people.
Local artists have taken to beautifying shuttered bars and restaurants in Ottawa’s ByWard Market by painting vivid artworks with positive messages
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Welcome to the weekend!
It is already the last weekend in September folks—this is not a drill!! Gather the gang, find a sunny patio, plan your apple picking lineup and bust out your plaid.
You may have noticed some shifts in the 613 yoga landscape over the last year. Rama Lotus closed. Soul Speak opened. Rideau Sports Centre built a hot yoga studio. Yogatown opened a third studio in Barrhaven. The Gatineau Yoga Coop opened its doors too.
Apt613 highlights a few of the walks happening May 4–5, 2019.
The Koven has quickly become a favourite for Ottawa’s passionate and active metal community, in part due to its close proximity to Maverick’s.
Over 500 people came to a Winterlude classic: the ByWard Market Stew Cook-Off in support of the Lowertown Community Resource Centre.