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'You make our culture grow:' NAK Gallery bringing modern art to Wellington West

'You make our culture grow:' NAK Gallery bringing modern art to Wellington West

After a career as a touring singer, Sylvette Briere is carving out her place in Ottawa’s arts community.
Ottawa's reCycles searching for new home as COVID-19 keeps its volunteers busy

Ottawa's reCycles searching for new home as COVID-19 keeps its volunteers busy

The DIY bike shop, currently located on Bronson Avenue, isn't sure where it might end up next.
UPDATE: Ottawa kombucha-maker now looking long-term at idea turned to during pandemic

UPDATE: Ottawa kombucha-maker now looking long-term at idea turned to during pandemic

Buchipop's Patricia Larkin launched Burrow Shop, an online farmers' market, in the early days of the pandemic as a way to keep afloat. But now, she sees it sticking around for much longer.
Houseplants are having their moment — and so is Ottawa's House of Plants

Houseplants are having their moment — and so is Ottawa's House of Plants

Judie Tu started House of Plants as an online store during the pandemic. Now, she's got her own plant shop in House of Plants.
’It’s a solution that changes lives’: Ottawa digital marketing firm on building virtual economy

’It’s a solution that changes lives’: Ottawa digital marketing firm on building virtual economy

When COVID-19 hit, young entrepreneur Mathew Paquet found his company, myMarketing, in high demand.
New mini-putt bar opens under old Prescott Tavern

New mini-putt bar opens under old Prescott Tavern

"Mini putt and alcohol. That’s what it is," says manager Nadeem Siddiqui.
Long-time Ottawa pop-up 'picking up where it left off'

Long-time Ottawa pop-up 'picking up where it left off'

For several years, The Momo Spot has been a fixture at Ottawa’s farmers markets and now its founders have eyes on a more permanent future.
’It’s becoming a must-have’: How an Ottawa coworking hub is riding the work-from-home revolution

’It’s becoming a must-have’: How an Ottawa coworking hub is riding the work-from-home revolution

Workers everywhere are being liberated from their offices — either by choice or by necessity — and Coworkly’s Maher Arar is helping make that shift possible.
Finding lockdown niche now allowing Ottawa's Brew Donkey to aid in-person craft beer scene

Finding lockdown niche now allowing Ottawa's Brew Donkey to aid in-person craft beer scene

The craft beer industry has worked hard to meet customers half-way during the COVID-19 pandemic, and tour company Brew Donkey feels it still has a role to play in that process.
'It's not just shopping': Ottawa's Freewheeling Craft taking local market online

'It's not just shopping': Ottawa's Freewheeling Craft taking local market online

“A lot of people do a virtual market, but it’s just a website,” Amanda Cockburn says. “I want people to kind of experience more than that.”
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