And just like that, it is June. I hope that this Roundup finds you all healthy and safe after the ending of the last stay-at-home order. As I write this, there is no significant indication of what the next couple of weeks will look like, in terms of reopening Ontario, so welcome to another inevitable state of in-between, friends!
Dominion City Brewing Co.
The new initiative from Ottawa Markets aims to showcase local goods and produce at a new location on York Street.
After what seemed like neverending rain, cool weather, and grey skies, the sun is finally out and it looks like it will be sticking around and bringing warmer temperatures this weekend. While we may still be in lockdown mode here in Ottawa, this is a chance to get outside and enjoy our beautiful city, keeping safely away from others. The virtual events, which have become the norm, are in shorter supply, but there is still plenty to do to turn your mood around and we’ve got some great ideas to help get your weekend started.
Highlights this week: Meatings BBQ in Gloucester and Heartbreakers Pizza on Parkdale Ave.
Part 18 of our local holiday gift guide covers all the bases for Ottawa sports fans on your list.
Finding the best gift for the craft beer lover in your life is easy if you live in Ottawa.
Whether you consume alcohol or not, there’s something for everyone in these recipes using locally made spirits, wines, cordials, bitters, and even kombucha. There are nearly 10 vineyards in the valley as well, most of whom offer curbside pickup through the holidays.
October is upon us! The most beautiful month of the year has arrived and the trees are ablaze with golden yellows, rusty oranges, and fiery reds. While this weekend’s forecast isn’t calling for 30-degree weather like the weekend past, it is a great opportunity to layer up in those comfy fall sweaters and scarves and get outdoors.
Well, we blinked and it’s September. That means two things: pumpkin spice and back to school.
Corner Peach is about to become a Corner Store, selling prepared meals, bread, wine, and their popular casse-croute menu.
Make the most of this weekend friends, whatever that means to you! Stay stafe, stay hydrated, wash your hands and show some love for the 613!
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.
While breweries did, mercifully, fall under the essential workplace designation, the closures of gathering spaces and bars changed how thirsty quarantiners can access local craft beer.
Consider this part three in our new series of “how to spend your time when the days of the week all feel the same”.
If you have given up on dates and times, and are living purely based on feelings, join the club. Stay healthy, stay positive, and stay strong friends. We’re doing it.