Tag Archives: Shopping

Craft sales! (and delicious jam…)

The wonderful and deliciously talented Margaux Carson reminded us earlier this week to check out some of Ottawa’s great winter craft sales happening this weekend. So, true to the theme of this blog – we headed out to the Shang Winter Craft Fair at the Shanghai Restaurant on 651 Somerset. We saw some familiar faces (including […]

Holiday shopping in Ottawa – Part I (The Glebe)

Annie McEwen is the best. She is currently studying at Oxford University in the United Kingdom…and we miss her every day. This will be the first December in eight years that I haven’t spent at least part of in Ottawa. For all the quaint delights of Oxford at Christmas, (including mince pies, mulled wine and […]

Ottawa’s specialty grocers: Dutch, Chinese, Portuguese, Vietnamese, Indian, Pakistani, Italian food…and beyond!

Alex Hosselet likes to keep it real, especially in the kitchen. One of his favourite pastimes is to relax at the end of a long day by whipping up delicious meals for family and friends. Ottawa is a very diverse city. Beyond the embassies, festivals and multicultural neighbourhoods, Ottawa boasts a tonne of terrific specialty […]

The Comic Book Shoppe: tights and capes are optional

  A young public servant, Mike Cullen is also a regular contributor to (Cult)ure Magazine as a music editorialist. His passions include music, coffee, writing, travel and, of course, comic books. At the tender age of ten, I discovered comic books, much to my mother’s chagrin. I had always been a fan of superheroes having grown up […]

Shopping in the Byward Market: Frou Frou

  Melodie Cardin is the Special Events and Communications Coordinator for the ByWard Market Business Improvement Area…we look forward to more posts from her! I might as well start this off with a little confession: I’m not really a “clothes girl.” I mean, yeah, I like a great handbag as much as the next girl, […]