“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 […]
‘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 […]
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, […]
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. […]
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 (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: […]
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 […]
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 […]
A space to feature the best of Ottawa, this project is a compilation of the editors’ vow to participate more in our own community, as well as submissions from hundreds of contributors that highlight what makes this city great.
As we explore our city, we encourage you to do the same - and share with us what you find along the way.