Welcome to the first weekend of fall, folks! The weather is cooling, the leaves are changing, and there is plenty going on – so let’s get out there and enjoy ourselves this weekend.
If you’re anything like me, there are always a bunch of tiny bits and bobs that would be perfect to gift, but not worth the effort of wrapping up and putting under the tree. Conveniently, for those items, we have stockings. It’s always a joy to watch someone pull a bunch of tiny surprises from a giant sock.
Known for their Japanese cheesecake, Uncle Tetsu has become a cult favourite since opening in 1990, expanding to over 70 shops internationally.
Boko Bakery was packed as the family owned business served its last batch of cookies, ending 36 years in business. We talked to owner Yoko Sakiyama.
Jane’s Walk is a festival of free walking tours happening Ottawa-Gatineau on May 5 and 6, 2018
These were the most eye-catching images shared by @apt613 on Instagram.
New restaurant Citizen opened its doors around the corner from established big sister town. last month.
Last Saturday night, people showed up in droves to live out their last hurrahs at Elgin Street’s landmark venue, Maxwell’s, who will close their doors after 34 years. So many familiar faces, former employees, and long-time patrons came to revisit and reconnect with one another one last time in a place that was one of […]
Walking into the new Shopify office on Elgin Street, you quickly realize this is not the typical cubicle-dominated space you expect to encounter in a modern office. Instead of the familiar and harsh fluorescent lighting that most of us are accustomed to, you’re met with subtle mood lighting, the natural tones of wood and cork and an […]
Drunk munchies. Often the only factor which can motivate me to go out. How good it feels to end the night with some deliciously disgusting meal that soaks up all the alcohol still swishing around in your body. Ottawa has a plethora of places to satisfy your late night desires, but where do you get […]
This year the Ottawa Architecture Week’s flagship attraction is Michael M. Simon’s Piece Tower, an inhabitable art installation built on the lawn of the Knox Anglican Church. Michael was approached in July by Nico Valenzuela, the current chair of OAW, to create an installation to embody the theme of Urban Intensification and bring attention to […]
Elgin is set to join the Ottawa arts scene at last. PDA Projects, an inclusive workshop-driven gallery showcasing emerging Canadian artists, is opening on Elgin next to The Lieutenant’s Pump. The opening on Saturday, August 16th, runs from 6pm-10pm. Simply titled the “Grand Opening Group Show 2014,” it will feature selected artwork by the artists […]
In looking at the major revisioning of Ottawa that took place from the late 1930s, there is one early casualty that has intrigued me more that others. I am thinking of the old Post Office and Customs Building, which was located roughly in the same spot as the War Memorial is now. Demolished in the […]
I spotted this week’s gem as I was walking along Queen Street a few weeks back. It is an early 20th century 5-story building, that’s easy enough to miss, since it’s flanked by two larger office towers. The building features a stone façade, arched windows, and three distinct elevations in its facade. The placement of this […]