Tag Archives: Hintonburg

The second-annual Ottawa Foodie Challenge: A day of bicycle-powered fun

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. Take a typical day in the life of Hilary and multiply it by a trillion. Welcome to my Sunday. […]

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 […]

Charles Crosbie’s wrap-up of this weekend’s Taste of Wellington West festival

Charles Crosbie (blog/Twitter) moved from Toronto to the Hintonburg area after discovering it three years ago. He is an occasional blogger and the founder of Clout, a boutique marketing firm on Wellington West.  This year’s Taste of Wellington West festival was a great success, as evident by a turnout that seemed to dwarf prior years: […]

‘Poetry can be all around you': Kathryn Hunt recounts sharing random acts of poetry

Kathryn Hunt  is a displaced Maritimer who first arrived in Ottawa 15 years ago. A published poet and freelance writer, Kate blogs, performs and talks the city’s budding literary scene at every opportunity! She also enjoys cycling and rock-climbing in her spare time. Last weekend I spent a day helping to man the Arc Poetry Magazine table at […]

Tasting gourmet pizza across the National Capital Region: Geneviève Brisson visits Tennessy Willems

Geneviève Brisson is a master’s student in communication at the University of Ottawa, working on a thesis on gastronomic tourism. An Ottawa native, she has an appetite for discovering everything the National Capital Region has to offer, especially its burgeoning food scene. Pizza. A quintessential food of the Canadian diet – for better or for […]

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 […]

Anne Patterson says hello to Ottawa

Anne Patterson is the creator of Hello Ottawa, a blog that photographs and interviews Ottawans about their relationship with the city, their favourite places, and their lives. When she’s not busy connecting with interesting people in the city, she’s a community manager at a locally-based NGO and the visual anthropology editor at Popular Anthropology Magazine. […]

Q&A with Nadine Thornhill, award-winning playwright, actor and spoken word poet

Nadine Thornhill is an award-winning playwright, actor and spoken word poet.  She honed her theatre  skills amongst the freaks and geeks at the University of Waterloo.  Upon graduating, she moved to Canada’s capital where she has been living, loving and working ever since.   By day, she is the program coordinator for Planned Parenthood’s Insight Theatre. […]

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