Tag Archives: ByWard Market

High Tea at The Tea Party features sandwiches, scones, squares and, of course, tea! March 22

Ottawa Awesome: A weekend of tea and craft (Part I)

Jordan is co-author of the Project: Priceless blogs. Their first blog, The Free Wedding Experiment, was a year-long project to put together a cost-free wedding via social media. The new chapter, The NEST, is a tale of frugal, DIY’ing newlyweds nesting, loving, cooking, adventuring, reviewing, and regaling with tales. Check out both blogs at projectpriceless.com. […]

Bettering the ByWard Market: Jessica shares her thoughts (and tells you how you can too!)

Jessica aspires to be an event coordinator in Ottawa. She loves new and exciting activities happening in the city, and letting loose with a dance party or two. Plus, she’s a first-time blogger. I’ve lived in Ottawa for my entire life and still find myself exploring new things to do and see in my very […]

All Alayna wants for Christmas … is a great day downtown

Alayna (blog/Twitter) is a proud Ottawa native who loves travelling, photography and the wonders of social media. She is a web communications specialist during the day and, in her spare time, she is often found baking, crafting and planning her next trip. Ah, the holiday season downtown. The malls are packed, parking is a nightmare, and […]

Fashion on Display goes out on a stylish note

Michelina Teti (Twitter) is a fourth-year journalism and gender studies student at Carleton University. Originally from Brampton, Ont, she’s a huge fan of a great yin yoga class, horrible television and hanging out with a pile of magazines in the traditional print form. She’s also Starbucks and agenda obsessed. The window displays on Dalhousie Street […]

Shopping for a cause: Exploring Ottawa’s sustainable fashion scene

Michelina Teti (Twitter) is a fourth-year journalism and gender studies student at Carleton University. Originally from Brampton, Ont, she’s a huge fan of a great yin yoga class, horrible television and hanging out with a pile of magazines in the traditional print form. She’s also Starbucks and agenda obsessed. It’s the perfect weather for window-shopping. […]

Experiencing two ByWard Market patios: Kinki Sushi and Mambo

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 has officially wrapped her LTOttawa series on the hunt for Ottawa’s perfect cupcake, but is continuing on as one of LTO’s top Local Tourists.  She is guest editing […]

A delicious blend: Girl Geek Dinners joins forces with C’est Bon Cooking

Lara Bender is the creator of Agritourism Ottawa, a blog that profiles wineries, orchards, gardens, farm tours, and other agricultural destinations within an hour’s drive of Ottawa. When she’s not hanging out on farms and driving Ottawa’s rural back roads, she’s a product marketing writer in the high-tech industry. In the last year, I discovered two […]

Years of yummy: Q&A with Tulips & Maple on turning 20

Tulips & Maple, one of Ottawa’s best-known and in-demand catering companies, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this week. Founded in 1991, the culinary firm is the brainchild of Canadian Kristine Norenius and Dutchman Mark van der Pas, a partnership reflected in Tulips & Maple’s name. From weddings to galas to cocktail parties, Tulips & Maple […]

Surprise dance party in the ByWard Market

Jessey is a writer, digital communications strategist, and the founder of Local Tourist Ottawa. As some of you already know, while walking aimlessly in the ByWard Market on Saturday I saw this poster: Obviously, I needed to get to the bottom of this, so I sent out a tweet asking Ottawa’s Local Tourists for more info. […]

Dishcrawl Ottawa. Yum.

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. Lamb with […]

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