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One of the most unique buildings in Kitchissippi is now one of the most neglected

By Dave Allston – 

On the road to Lemieux Island, just off the SJAM Parkway, lies the mysterious ruins of a structure which has sat untouched and decaying for nearly thirty years. 1,013 more words


Something new at Somerset Square

By Jared Davidson – 

There’s something unusual parked in Somerset Square in Hintonburg this month. At first glance it might be a trailer or a food truck, but its sleek design and solar-panelled exterior suggest something more. 586 more words

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Amid parking woes, Westboro, Hintonburg main drag to continue offering free parking

Paid parking on Westboro and Hintonburg’s main drag may have solved some of the neighbourhoods’ parking woes, but local businesses and community associations wouldn’t go for it, says Kitchissippi Coun. 716 more words

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Real estate: Five Wellington West-area homes on the market

The highly sought-after Wellington West area, now considered the city’s trendiest enclave, has certainly come a long way.

For years, what’s now known as Wellington West — neighbouring west Hintonburg and Westboro, including Wellington Street to Richmond Road, between Parkdale Avenue and Island Park Drive — was marked by dilapidated housing and high crime rates. 513 more words


Ottawa's first daily cat café picks its location

Hintonburg is about to become the cat’s meow.

Feline Café, the first daily cat café in Ottawa, will open at 1076 Wellington St. W. on the main floor of a two-storey red brick building. 302 more words

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In the mirror of history: a reflection of colonialism

Nine months ago, I finally understood that I am one of the Adams of our planet’s colonial history. The penny dropped when I realized, thanks to an Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States, that the English first perfected the tricks of their colonial trade in Ireland long before they plagued the shores and lands of Turtle Island. 977 more words

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Marketplace: An Ottawa designer picks five updates for your home in 2017

The Christmas tree is curbside, the ornaments packed away and all that glitters gone.

Beat the mid-winter blahs by being bold. It doesn’t have to break the bank. 613 more words