Tag Archives: Sparks Street

We’re WHAT worst? Song out of tune with Ottawa fashion scene

Jenna Farrell (blog/Twitter) is a twenty-something PR girl who recently returned to Ottawa after two years in Toronto. She currently does freelance PR work for small businesses and startups. Jenna is also an avid blog reader/writer and you can learn more about her passion for fashion and eye for vintage finds at http://www.navyandgold.wordpress.com. In a […]

Les Twins make a dance appearance on Ottawa’s Sparks Street

Brian Tong of Start Up Dance (blog/Twitter/YouTube) is an 86′ baby who loves dancing, marketing, and anything artistic in Ottawa. Brian continues to search and find hidden talents that deserves the spotlight and give these artists some hometown hero love. This post is beyond the usual. Sometimes as a Local Tourist here in Ottawa you may pass […]

A great night with the kids: The Gower family hits up Busker Fest, Confederation Park and the ByWard Market

Glen Gower is the owner and editor of OttawaStart.com, a great friend to Local Tourist Ottawa, and a life-long Ottawa resident. One of our favourite nights last summer was an evening spent downtown with our daughters (almost five and three at the time).  We made the trek from the exciting suburb of Stittsville with a […]

The deliciousness that is freshii

Jessey is a writer, digital communications strategist, and the founder of Local Tourist Ottawa. Okay, I have a confession to make. More often than not, I’m so busy that I eat lunch at my desk. I know I’m not alone, but lately, I’m so so busy that I haven’t been doing a great job of packing […]

Ottawa’s Ribfest: “I would die happy if I could die in a vat of this BBQ sauce.”

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 has officially wrapped her LTOttawa series on the hunt for Ottawa’s perfect cupcake, but is continuing on as one of LTO’s top Local Tourists.  Attractive fact #3458 about […]

A taste of Ottawa’s best: Beau’s, Bridgehead and Hintonburger

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 […]