Tag Archives: local media

Local Tourist Ottawa featured on CBC Radio

Wow – what a great week! Yesterday morning, CBC Radio’s Rebecca Zandbergen welcomed me into the studio to talk a little bit about Local Tourist Ottawa. I also had a chance to meet Dave Woodbridge, the creator of Outdoor Ottawa, and the three of us had a great 10 minute Q&A about our projects, the […]

Congratulations (and thank you!) to local DJ Jeff Mauler

If you missed all of the chatter on Twitter this morning, much-loved Ottawa DJ Jeff Mauler of Hot 89.9 wowed us all with his appearance on Live! with Regis and Kelly…and we just want to send him a heartfelt congratulations! Offices across Ottawa (I know this for a fact) took a short break to cheer […]

Ottawa Magazine: The Weekender (November 27 – 28)

Thanks again to Ottawa Magazine for consistently providing such a great breakdown of what’s up this weekend in Ottawa. That said,  if anyone has another local calendar of events site they’d like to share, please pass it along. It looks like this weekend we have… – Warped 45s at the Elmdale Tavern – Jazz night […]

Ottawa’s Youth Services Bureau celebrates 50th anniversary

Ottawa’s  Youth Services Bureau celebrates its 50th anniversary today, and the Ottawa Citizen’s Kelly Patterson published a great front-page story to mark the important milestone. The story starts: At 16, Jimmy Prevost had been living on the streets for two years. At 17, he was already a heavy drinker, and had twice done jail time […]

Ottawa Magazine: The Weekender (November 20 – 21)

Ottawa Magazine is recommending some good stuff this weekend, although, I’m a little disappointed I missed out on getting tickets to see Royal Wood. What’s up this weekend? Royal Wood at the National Arts Centre (someone get me a ticket to this!) The One & Only Craft Sale Ottawa International Storytelling Festival Christkindlmarket Zabava 2010 […]

Ottawa Citizen: Winterlude needs private funds to continue, NCC chief warns

The Ottawa Citizen’s Kristy Nease has a story today about the future of Winterlude. She writes: National Capital Commission CEO Marie Lemay warned Friday morning that the popular Winterlude festival is no longer sustainable — unless private business moves in to take part. Lemay made the announcement in front of a sold-out crowd of businesspeople […]

Ottawa Magazine: The Weekender (November 13 – 14)

So, I was just about to write up a quick “what’s on this weekend” post, when I realized there are some great local news outlets that already put this together each week. For this weekend, have a look at Ottawa Magazine’s The Weekender. They’re recommending a couple of interesting movies, Craftlicious, the Ten Thousand Villages […]