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Free course aims to launch disadvantaged youth into bike mechanic careers

In his manic phase, Alex LeBrun is a flurry of action —  in his words, “getting a lot of nothing done.” But when the other half of his bipolar disorder strikes, when just getting out of bed is chore, “it’s not a lot of fun. 681 more words

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The Butcher, the Brewer and the Charcuterie Maker

An engaging meat cutter, a passionate brewer and an uncommonly creative chef each have opened businesses in recent weeks that offer Ottawa great new tastes and places to visit. 1,647 more words


Hintonburg neighbours meet over a few tunes at 'Porchfest'

Hintonburg neighbours got out to meet and greet Saturday, parked out on porches playing tunes and listening to local musicians in Ottawa’s first “Porchfest.”

In a small backyard on Holland Avenue, Cara Thornhill was appreciating the music being played by David Ranger on a chilly October afternoon. 290 more words

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Fire crews kept busy battling pair of blazes early Friday morning

Ottawa fire crews were busy Friday morning battling a pair of blazes, one in Overbrook and the other in the west end.

The Overbrook fire began some time around 5:16 a.m., after several 911 calls reported a house still under construction had caught fire. 140 more words

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Hintonburg's Back Lane Cafe "closed temporarily," website says

The well-regarded restaurant Back Lane Cafe, which opened in 2011 on Wellington Street West, has “closed temporarily,” its website says.

“We are attempting to restructure our finances. 402 more words


Hitting the streets for Tastes of Wellington West

Saturday offered the chance to literally sample Wellington West.

The annual Tastes of Wellington West, a free one-day event to thank those who shop in the neighbourhood and provide others with the opportunity to explore the neighbourhoods of Hintonburg and Wellington Village, began at 11 a.m. 117 more words

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West End Well grocery store, café to close this month

Hintonburg’s West End Well grocery store and café will close by the end of the September.

“After months of adjusting operations, seeking advice from food service specialists, and consulting co-op members and customers, we have concluded that the current business model is not financially viable,” said Bill Shields, the co-op’s co-founder, in a release Tuesday. 388 more words

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