Tag Archives: Ottawa

Ottawa in one word?

We love this video! Courtesy of Ottawa Tourism: What key word comes to mind when you think of our city?

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Must follow: Ottawa seen 365 ways in 365 days

“Ottawa seen 365 ways in 365 days is the result of a personal challenge to discover the city of Ottawa through photography. Everyday for 365 days, I will upload a picture of Ottawa shot from a new and hopefully exciting location.” Are you following?  Here are a few of our favourites:  Visit ottawaphotochallenge.blogspot.ca and follow @Ottawa_365 for more from this […]

@lifelessOttawa July 18

Beautiful Ottawa sunsets shared on Twitter

Thanks for the photos last night, tweeps! You put our quick snap to shame! Want to share your photos of Ottawa? Tweet us at @ltottawa or e-mail us at ltottawa@gmail.com. 

Giveaway: Win two tickets to tomorrow night’s Chamber Players of Canada Christmas concert!

‘Tis the season for giveaways here at Local Tourist! Tuesday night is the opening performance of the Chamber Players of Canada’s 2011-2012 concert series and Local Tourist Ottawa wants you to be there so we can absorb the Christmas spirit vicariously through your experience. The folks over at the Chamber Players of Canada kindly donated […]

Got it made in the O Double T: Video uses cool beats to boast about Ottawa

While we fully believe that Ottawa is home to some pretty rich culture, it’s perhaps not best known for its stellar hip-hop scene. But home-grown talent Peter Joynt (aka The Joynt) may be changing that with his recent rap-style ode to Ottawa entitled Capcity. Shot at various landmarks around town by our friend Paul Galipeau, […]

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. […]

Being rendered unmovable by the moveable feast (a delicious night of food, wine and Little Italy exploration)

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. My Thursday evening ended with me lying in a crumpled mess on the couch with a blanket covering my […]

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: […]

Sights and sounds from the first monthly Urban Craft show

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. There are few things in life that I love as much as food and cupcakes. One of them is […]

Parliament Hill Yoga: “All you have to do is breathe”

Melissa Dick recently became a city-dwelling Ottawan after growing up in the beautiful countryside of Gatineau, QC. She studies geography, works for a social justice organization, makes silkscreen prints for t-shirts, enjoys watching her garden grow and is on the continuous look out for the best rosemary-goat cheese croissant in town. During the summer, most […]

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