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Smut Slam Ottawa: The Great Outdoors

Smut Slam returns to The Happy Goat Cafe on Laurel to for a collective exercise in heating things up and coaxing spring out of its hidey-hole with sexy, smutty storytelling, hosted by Ottawa’s favourite foul-mouthed redhead, Helvetica Bold! SMUT SLAM is a community open mic featuring real-life first-person sex stories. Get ready for an evening […]

Big Love Craft Market

The BIG LOVE craft market is back for its 4th year, and its going to be more fun than ever with a family-fun day market + a valentines date night market (seriously though, can we say girl date, bromance… no ones judging who you bring as your date). DAY MARKET: From 10am-3pm at Makerspace North […]

Murder Mystery Ottawa

Murder Mystery Ottawa – Saturday nights upstairs in the Showroom at The Prescott, 379 Preston Street, Ottawa Now playing: “The CodFather” – A gut-bustingly funny tribute to disorganized crime! An unforgettable show that puts the FUN back in funeral! & “Hari-Karaoke” The Killer comedy that HITS all the right notes! BigTime Murder Productions has been […]

Apt613 Fellowship: Ottawa’s C & C Dept. featuring Steve

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: Steve About: Steve works and lives in Little Italy. He also plays in a bunch of bands. […]

Apt613 Fellowship: Ottawa’s C & C Dept. featuring Dante

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: Dante About: He used to work in a kitchen in Little Italy and still enjoys coming here. […]

Foodie Friday: Dinner for TWO. Resos at SIX. Happy we {ATE}.

What springs to mind when someone mentions eating on Preston Street? Somerset most certainly equals pho, but Preston is a mélange of pricey Italian restaurants, beer-focused pubs and a few non-Italian ethnic eateries. One of the latter was the Lindenhof, an institution for those who love spatzle and meat, which closed its doors last summer to much sadness. […]

The 7th Ottawa Community Record Show – It’s Time to Go Vinyl

For John Thompson, listening to records is a ritual – holding the record, cleaning the record, putting it on the turntable. “The ritual is important,” says Thompson. More importantly, he believes that records just sound better than digital: “With analog – there’s more spaciousness and depth to the sound and you can hear all this […]