Red Bird Live Music is the newest venue in the city, a place devoted to roots and folk music. But it’s also a music school, cafe, and de facto community centre embraced by the Old Ottawa South neighbourhood.
Old Ottawa South
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.
Ottawa’s newest Americana music venue, Red Bird is scheduled to open October 1, and will feature live music, a bar, a coffee shop, and a functional music school with a full roster of teachers.
Old Ottawa South’s oatmeal cafe is moving into the former location of Pressed.
Beginning with simple coffee and snacks, the café has now expanded with coffee expert Stevie Pan at the helm. Black Squirrel now holds a liquor licence and their menu is expanding with a new kitchen in place.
Our 613TV food series pays a visit to Oat Couture Oatmeal Café in Old Ottawa South
Amber Westfall is an herbalist, forager, and teacher. She offers plant walks and workshops for everyone, and has a young herbalist apprenticeship program for children.
While this October’s Friday the 13th will no doubt be a time for early Halloween parties, dancing ghoulishly, and watching movies about men with chainsaws and too much free time, it will also be a great weekend to enjoy fall weather as Ottawa gears down from its perennially overwhelming festival season.
Hood Wars is Apt613’s annual neighbourhood contest where we ask our readers to choose what area deserves the title of best in the city. The Ottawa Open edition of Hood Wars will take place over five rounds: Best Restaurant Row (September 18); Best Public Art and Architecture (September 21); Best Green Space (September 25); Best Neighbourhood Party (September 28); Best […]
Mayfair – Colour, originally uploaded by fieldtripp. You may have been one of many who literally left with a cheap seat from the Mayfair in December when they closed for renovations. The face lift is now complete and the theatre reopened for business January 2nd. It has kept its old charm while adding comfier seats […]