The end of August is upon us. It may not seem like it, with the blazing hot weather we’ve been having, but summer is winding down. Thankfully, there is plenty to do this weekend – whether in person or virtually – to help you make the most of one of the last weekends of the season.
The shortlist is here! Voting for Ottawa’s Best Home Garden will begin on July 31.
#NightWalks613 is an ongoing photography series by Jason Fournier that documents Ottawa neighbourhoods at night during the course of 2020.
At 529 Richmond Road, nestled quietly in the heart of bustling Westboro, sits the 19th-century Maplelawn Garden.
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There will be tons of people taking in the sights, sounds, and the street
The third annual FUSE Street Festival has been even bigger and better this year, with more people taking in the sights, sounds, and gorgeous weather.
Where to find the fresh stuff this summer, mapped by neighbourhood.
“How did it start…that’s a loaded question!” Sitting across the table from Westfest founder, Elaina Martin, I could see the effect the question had on her as she reached back into her mental archives to revisit her life back then, and the brewing of ideas that would lead to the creation of an event thirteen […]
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: Molly About: Molly is the second owner of the Village Quire. She lives, works and plays in […]
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: Rick Bond About: Rick is a graphic designer who specializes in websites for other “funtrepreneurs” like himself. […]
Post by Marina Irick. At 7:54pm on Saturday, the power went out in the Westboro Masonic Hall on Churchill Avenue, just minutes before Newfoundland icon and revered Canadian singer-songwriter Ron Hynes was scheduled to take the stage. An eager crowd of about 60 folk fans chatted anxiously in the dark as Hollis Morgan, the lead […]
Next to water, it’s the drink that is most consumed from coaster to coaster, all around the world – tea. Black, green, white, yellow, oolong, pu-erh and herbal varieties offer a slew of health benefits and a welcomed change to the regular double-double coffee run. As the winter months quickly begin to steep into our […]
This week’s Gem comes to you courtesy of local artist Shaun McInnis known for his wonderful outdoor murals found all around Ottawa. This particular mural is located on a retaining wall at the corner of Richmond Road and Churchill Avenue. The mural depicts former British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill and acts as a gateway […]
Over the past ten years the stretch of Richmond Road around Churchill Avenue has developed into one of the trendiest spots in Westboro and in all of Ottawa. One of the many great features that make this area so attractive and pedestrian-friendly are the wall murals that decorate the side facades of many of the […]