Alright, so we are tired of staying at home. But we still need to, and so the perfect holiday gift this year might be something to bring joy to someone special’s home environment! Check out these gifts for a cozy home life.
highjinx is a social enterprise and retail store on Kent Street selling donated items in which all profits are returned to the community. Here, no one is turned away. It’s a place where neighbours are helped in-house or directed to another service.
It’s the last weekend of summer and there are plenty of ways to get out and enjoy all that the city has to offer, plus a few events to get you ready for fall in the capital. All Weekend The Canada Army Run is taking over the Canadian War Museum this weekend. While the actual […]
A second hand store, a showcase of local art, an oddities shop, a donation centre, retro furniture rental location, prop provider, a furniture bank, HighJinx is a picker’s paradise…
Ottawa is home to a multitude of social enterprises and community initiatives that are working hard to grow and nurture our city.
As a collector of oddities, I often find myself lost in the online world of the weird. A short while ago, my wanderings led to my stumbling upon Chris, or @the_cornelian, on Instagram – an Ottawa-based oddity collector, artist, educator, and vendor for SkullStore.ca. Growing up, Chris had always told his father, “I want to […]
Enjoy hunting for curious and one-of-a-kind wonders? Apt613 has bravely wandered the city streets in search of the cute, the funky, and the truly bizarre in order to help kick-start your spring shopping adventures. These “best” boutiques were chosen for their pleasant vibe and unique offerings that won’t burn too large of a hole in […]
Jane’s Walk Ottawa, an annual festival of free walking tours held in honour of urban theorist Jane Jacobs, took place last weekend. We got our contributors out on a few of the walks and will be posting their photos and stories here on the site just in case you didn’t get the chance to participate. […]