Tag Archives: Bridgehead

Building community here and abroad: Pearl attends the last SLOWest monthly coffeehouse

Pearl Pirie is an Ottawa arts enthusiast. Her last poetry collection was Thirsts from Snare Books (2011). She coordinates the Tree Seed Workshop Series, the second and fourth night of each month at the Arts Court, 6:45-7:45. It is a free drop-in space provided with the Tree Reading Series for people to explore poetry. This […]

A true Canadian experience: Ottawa’s first-ever winter bike parade!

Hilary Duff is a quirky 21-year-old who loves multimedia journalism, cycling, food blogging, and churning massive amounts of baked goods out of her cramped student kitchen. When she’s not living the chaotically busy life of a Carleton journalism student, she also enjoys winter jogging and exploring the ins and outs of her Ottawa neighbourhood. She’s also […]

On the menu for Hintonburg: A flurry of new restaurant openings, with a side of gentrification

Hilary Duff (blog/Twitter) is a quirky 21-year-old who loves multimedia journalism, cycling, food blogging, and churning massive amounts of baked goods out of her cramped student kitchen. She is also a contributing editor for Local Tourist Ottawa. The Hintonburg restaurant scene is on the rise. The neighbourhood is the latest in Ottawa to facedown with the […]

The honey-stay-cation – Project: Pricesless bride Jordan describes how to have a good time in Ottawa when you can’t get away

Jordan Kent-Baas is the co-creator of Project: Priceless, a social media experiment with the goal of getting Jordan and her new husband Brian married on August 22, 2011, as free-of-charge as possible. As much of Ottawa knows, my sweetheart Brian and I were married about two weeks ago. If you’re unfamiliar with our blog, Project: Priceless, […]

Q&A with Ottawa photographer Kathy Roussel

Kathy Roussel was born in Riviere-Du-Loup, Quebec, but being raised by a military family fostered her moves across the country throughout her childhood. She eventually settled in North Bay, Ontario where her parents still reside, until her move to Ottawa in 2006. After studying for three years at Carleton University, Kathy enrolled at the School […]

Ottawa Cupcake Challenge part VIII: Hilary receives a visit from the Cupcake Fairy

Hilary Duff (blog/Twitter) is a quirky 21-year-old who loves multimedia journalism, cycling, food blogging, and churning massive amounts of baked goods out of her cramped student kitchen. She is currently writing an LTOttawa series on her hunt for Ottawa’s perfect cupcake. Last Sunday the sun was shining and birds were chirping as I made my way […]

A taste of Ottawa’s best: Beau’s, Bridgehead and Hintonburger

Conor (a soon be lawyer) and Renée (a dedicated public servant) have lived in Ottawa their whole lives and couldn’t imagine living in a better city.  Their love affair with Ottawa stems from the serene calm that seems to surround the city, the camaraderie of the Ottawa Trivia League (they’re both on the team Spoiler […]

Holiday shopping in Ottawa – Part II (Westboro – Wellington)

Annie McEwen is the best. She is currently studying at Oxford University in the United Kingdom. We miss her! And we’re sure she misses us too. Last week, Annie shared a little holiday shopping nostalgia with us, writing up a great guide to shopping in Ottawa’s Glebe. This week? Westboro – Wellington. I’ve lumped these […]

Acoustic, roots, pop, twang: Q&A with singer/songwriter Amanda Rheaume

Amanda Rheaume is a very talented singer/songwriter who has lived in Ottawa for 27 years. I first saw her perform several years ago at a wonderful show she put on with Ana Miura at Cafe Dekcuf. She has a couple of shows coming up this month, and we are so happy she made the time to have […]

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