In this series of Urban Retail Walks articles, Bruce Burwell has been highlighting great winter walks where the sidewalks will be clear and the scenery will be engaging. This week, he’ll tramp the sidewalks of the Glebe and Old Ottawa South down Bank Street from the Queensway to the Rideau River.
Here are some fun and festive (and free) ways to get out and get into the holiday spirit.
Welcome to the weekend!
Stomping Ground is a new men’s boutique in the Glebe that focuses on timeless, well-made pieces.
Vinyl evangelist John Westhaver continues to carry the torch.
Ottawa’s Compliments & Complaints Department is a featured column supported by the Apt613 Fellowship Program. The aim is to spotlight locals from different hoods of the capital, letting them celebrate this city and share their constructive criticisms. Name: Eric About: Eric’s lived in Ottawa his whole life: that’s almost half a century now. Hood: Glebe […]
Ottawa is certainly brimming with a creative force, people and events alike. Some of our favourite things to do include the many local arts and music festivals, intimate vernissages, and quirky performances. I decidely to think of myself as being creative in my writing and especially in my ideas, but I’m surely more of a […]
Okay crafty boys and gals its official, Ottawa’s Urban Craft (a quarterly craft show out in the Glebe) is celebrating their third birthday this September 13th. An anchor of the craft show circuit since 2011, this year’s planning committee promises a bigger and better event with more independent designers to celebrate the big day. Boasting […]
When you see “Under New Management” sometimes you have no idea how long the place has actually been under the new management. What does it really mean? My companion had eaten at the Original Burger Joint on Bank Street near Fifth Avenue in the Glebe under old management and swore she would never go back. […]
Sampling wares prior to purchase is not often an option. The chance for this experience is what originally lured me to the Unrefined Olive: Olive Oil and Balsamic Tasting Bar, located on Second Avenue. Once I entered, however, I was guided through the store by knowledgeable staff and my afternoon soon turned out to be […]