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Coming Soon: Cast your vote for Ottawa's best

Coming Soon: Cast your vote for Ottawa's best

After over 20 years writing about life in Ottawa, we think we have a pretty good idea of the best of what this city has to offer. For the better half of this past year we've shared our top picks with you, from hotels, live music venues, local brews, museums and more! Hopefully you've been following [...]

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The Chronicle Herald

The Chronicle Herald

Crown seeks jail time for Halifax cop who stole from cabbie https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/news/local/crown-seeks-jail-time-for-halifax-cop-who-stole-from-cabbie-274765/

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BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Festivals

BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Festivals

After over 20-years writing about life in Ottawa, we think we have a pretty good idea of the best of what this city has to offer. In this weekly series, we’ll share our picks with you - our top hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest every week! [...]

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Anderson Cooper is coming to Ottawa

Anderson Cooper is coming to Ottawa

On Sunday March 31st, Anderson Cooper is trading in his seat as anchor of CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360" for an appearance at the National Arts Centre. As part of the "Unique Lives & Experiences series, Cooper will talk about his passions, share his perspectives and answer your questions [...]

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Ottawa's Top News Stories of 2018

Ottawa's Top News Stories of 2018

Tornadoes Touchdown On the afternoon of September 21, 2018, a localized outbreak in the national capital region of 6 tornadoes impacted eastern Ontario and southern Quebec. The Dunrobin-Gatineau tornado was classified as a high-end EF3, with winds reaching 265 km/h. Dubbed Ottawa-Gatineau’s tornadoes, [...]

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BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Live Music Venues

BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Live Music Venues

After over 20-years writing about life in Ottawa, we think we have a pretty good idea of the best of what this city has to offer. In this weekly series, we’ll share our picks with you - our top hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest every week! [...]

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Wine Not Try Vinho Verde's Arca Nova

Wine Not Try Vinho Verde's Arca Nova

Vinho Verde means ‘Green Wine’ and is both the name of the wine and the name of the region. Stylistically, all Vinho Verdes are light, clean, fresh, and citrusy. Effervescence is added to Vinho Verde wines to increase their shelf life. Non vintage Vinho Verde wines are made from a blend [...]

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BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Radio Stations

BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Radio Stations

After over 20-years writing about life in Ottawa, we think we have a pretty good idea of the best of what this city has to offer. In this weekly series, we’ll share our picks with you - our top hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest every week! [...]

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Second Cup Hot Chocolate

Second Cup Hot Chocolate

A perfect stocking stuffer, teacher or hostess gift - Second Cup's signature Hot Chocolate is available for Holiday 2018 in two delicious flavours: Classic Hot Chocolate and the limited edition Candy Cane White Chocolate. To add, Second Cup's hot chocolate is also a part of their Clean Label [...]

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NAC's National Creation Fund is the Antidote to the Creation Gap

NAC's National Creation Fund is the Antidote to the Creation Gap

The National Arts Centre has long helped to pave the way for artists in our nation's capital and across our country. Last week, the National Arts Centre announced the National Creation Fund, a $25 million fund that will support ambitious new Canadian work in theatre, dance and music by artists and [...]

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