Where to find the fresh stuff this summer, mapped by neighbourhood.
Lowertown was the subject of a four-month studio at Carleton University’s Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism.
It’s a familiar city and the neighbourhood rings a bell. The streets are the same and some of the landmarks are recognizable. But it’s all just not quite right, the timing is off and the setting is a little more somber. If you’ve grown up in Ottawa, chances are you’ve learnt a little bit about […]
While casting about for an idea for a story about Ottawa’s Lowertown, I was struck by how much the the changes to the area have been documented over the past fifty years. Various blogs (Urbsite and Ottawa Past and Present) and organizations (Lowertown Community Association and King Edward Avenue Task Force) have all done a good […]
One year already! On April 20, Ottawa’s Lowertown Canning Company celebrated its first year in business at Oz Kafe. More than 40 guests attended the event enjoying drinks, charcuterie and of course a wide variety of Lowertown Canning products. “The past year has blown by. It has been exhausting at times, but 100% worth it,” […]
When I first heard about Lowertown Throwdown I’ll be honest- I was expecting to arrive in a crowded room full of amped-up foodies all with their attention turned to a kitchen full of dueling chefs going head-to-head to prepare a meal against the clock. Instead what I got was a room of well-spaced stations, each […]