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Live theatre coming to Lansdowne with 'C-O-N-T-A-C-T'

Live theatre coming to Lansdowne with 'C-O-N-T-A-C-T'

The play, which asks its audience members to listen through their headphones in an outdoor setting, explores the psychological toll of social isolation.
Former Sparks Street pub manager to head Saunders Farm's new cidery

Former Sparks Street pub manager to head Saunders Farm's new cidery

Jeff O'Reilly was dumped by the company which owns D'Arcy McGee's due to the pandemic, but after some time away from the service industry, the pub manager is getting back to doing what he loves.
Centretown dog spa owner encouraging other local women to pursue their passions

Centretown dog spa owner encouraging other local women to pursue their passions

If opening a new business during a pandemic is a bad idea, Suzanne Quintal asks, "Then when?"
Former Ottawa rapper channels creativity into food at Erling's Variety

Former Ottawa rapper channels creativity into food at Erling's Variety

“I'm an artist at heart, pretty ADHD, but that works well in the restaurant,” explains Liam Vainola.
Howard Wagman still giving Ottawans a reason to laugh after 45 years and a pandemic

Howard Wagman still giving Ottawans a reason to laugh after 45 years and a pandemic

The Yuk Yuk's manager is launching a new summer comedy series on a rooftop patio.
Seeing Almonte's Dairy Distillery through a pandemic keeps life interesting for Omid McDonald

Seeing Almonte's Dairy Distillery through a pandemic keeps life interesting for Omid McDonald

The entrepreneur's problem-solving itch has taken him from Paris to Brooklyn to Ottawa and Almonte.
Happy-go-lucky Chef Goodluck on mission to be Ottawa 'ambassador of Caribbean cuisine'

Happy-go-lucky Chef Goodluck on mission to be Ottawa 'ambassador of Caribbean cuisine'

"If you can't go to the Caribbean for a holiday, I bring the Caribbean to you," says The Caribbean Cruiser Chef and Owner Julian Goodluck.
Ottawa entrepreneur creates online shop for Canadian hot sauces

Ottawa entrepreneur creates online shop for Canadian hot sauces

Haicos Krijgsman says there are many similarities between the hot sauce and craft beer industries.
Elgin Street's Perfect Books creating room to breathe with property expansion

Elgin Street's Perfect Books creating room to breathe with property expansion

“Sales here have been growing for years but since COVID, our business jumped about 50 per cent,” says Jim Sherman.
Reconstruction plus pandemic forces Elgin Street gift shop to go virtual

Reconstruction plus pandemic forces Elgin Street gift shop to go virtual

Charlene Blaszczyk has experienced more challenges over the last five years than most retailers experience in a lifetime.
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