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All Alayna wants for Christmas … is a great day downtown

Alayna (blog/Twitter) is a proud Ottawa native who loves travelling, photography and the wonders of social media. She is a web communications specialist during the day and, in her spare time, she is often found baking, crafting and planning her next trip. Ah, the holiday season downtown. The malls are packed, parking is a nightmare, and […]

Cleaning up as others clean out: The Great Crafting De-Stash offers DIY deals

Katrina Heer (Twitter) is a fourth-year journalism student at Carleton University. In her spare time she likes to watch movies, shop impulsively online, and snuggle into bed with the latest issue of InStyle and a cup of tea. After graduation, she plans to pursue a career in fashion-journalism.      We’ve all heard the old saying: […]

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 […]

Introducing Ottawa’s new monthly craft market: A Q&A with Urban Craft co-organizer Krista Leben

Krista Leben is the co-organizer of Ottawa’s newest artisan-friendly venture, Urban Craft. Urban Craft is the city’s new monthly craft market that starts this Saturday, September 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Great Canadian Theatre Company. Since moving to Ottawa, she has become an integral part of the community through her role in The Craft […]

Holiday shopping in Ottawa – Part III (The ByWard Market)

As Christmas bears down on us, we at LTOttawa bring you one last holiday shopping guide: The ByWard Market! Essentially the heart of the city, the Market is a great place to check out because of its variety, focus on local vendors and the ability to avoid mall crowds as you duck in and out […]

‘Grounds for Break-up’ packs Raw Sugar

Shayla Brunet was born and raised in sleepy town North Bay, ON, and moved to Ottawa in 2008. She is a Journalism graduate and a third–year Mass Communications student at Carleton University. She is part of ‘Grounds for Break-Up’ and is an avid poetry reader/writer.  The mood was chirpy and content last night at Ottawa’s […]