“It’s way more fun when you branch outside of the normal and that’s really when good things start to happen. The best things.” (Steve Beauchesne, Beau’s) In this (fantastic) video Beau’s Brewery becomes a skate park, a brew master collaborates with a chef and something new is created. Check it: Love it!
Justin Van Leeuwen is an Ottawa-based event and portrait photographer who, in his spare time, takes pictures without people in them. When I moved to Ottawa four years ago, there was a common element that I’d run into when going out: Beau’s All Natural Brewing Company. The beer was unfamiliar to me, but I always […]
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, […]
Travis Boisvenue is a king of communications: A writer, blogger, radio host, photographer and producer of videos. He’s also a regular contributor to MediaStyle and Open File Ottawa. Now, he’s made a very cool, eight-minute documentary on the family success story that is Beau’s All-Natural Brewing Co. Most Ottawa natives know the story behind Beau’s: Founded five […]
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 […]
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 […]
Don Chow is a local foodie and one of the hosts of the wonderful local blog foodiePrints, a great space to read about food, drink, cooking, and eating in Canada’s capital. Every Friday, a downtown Irish pub holds an event to celebrate the end of the work week. The pub is named after a father […]
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