“Volunteering found me and I found volunteering,” Nancy tells me, with the sounds of skaters at Charlie Bowins in the background. Through volunteering, she found meaning and purpose. She says it helped her sort her life out, and she owes a lot to volunteering.
For Pivot’s Sake
Adam Wawrzynczak: “Unfortunately, in light of the ongoing pandemic, we have been unable to skate with each other at all; a reality of today’s “new normal.”
The solstice is upon us. It is the first weekend of the summer and the city is alive with countless ways to celebrate the official arrival of this beautiful season.
A skateboard art fundraiser to Beyond the Pale Brewery on Saturday.
The Yard is now open at 265 City Centre Avenue.
Believe it or not, we’ve made it. Spring has sprung in Ottawa, and one thing is certain: there will be tulips.
Beer, skateboarding, and art come together for a good time and an even better cause.
These awards celebrate the positive contributions made to Ottawa communities, neighbourhoods and industries.
Aaron envisions Birling Skateshop becoming more than just a store that sells merchandise. He is tired of mediocrity in businesses and believes that Birling has the potential to become a hub for a welcoming community.
Aaron Cayer, owner of Antique Skate Shop has been leading a movement for community-built-change in Ottawa under the banner “For Pivot’s Sake”. The goal of this initiative is to pay-it-forward by engaging youth to develop confidence, to get active and to get involved in their own communities. Hops & Fodder is one of For Pivot’s […]
With the number of great restaurants constantly increasing, and a craft beer scene that seems to have exploded over the past year, we’re certainly spoiled for choice here in Ottawa. This Saturday, at least, choosing won’t be so difficult. Get ready for food from 4 killer chefs and beer from 4 different breweries as they […]