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Just In Time For Halloween… A Tim Burton Inspired Cookbook!

Fans of Tim Burton’s movies may already know about Beetle House, the eatery… There’s one in New York City and one in Los Angeles, where “every day is Halloween.” The decor is spooky, the staff dress up like Beetlejuice and

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Three Incredibly Bonded St. Bernard’s Find A Forever Home

The Edmonton Humane Society says Goliath, Gunther and Gasket are settling in with their new family in Calgary. The society put out a call last week for someone up to the challenge of handling the three adult St. Bernards, their

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Book And Crafts You Say

Okay so I’m more about the books…..if there’s a book sale or fair, a book lying on the road or a poor lonely book in a store, well I’m the one to bring it home to a good home.  It’s

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Keep Your Eye On The Sky After Sunset For The Next Days

If you’ve seen some shooting stars recently, it’s not uncommon at this time of year. That’s because we are under the influence of the annual Orionids meteor shower. This year, the peak date for activity is on the night of

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Listening To Music While Working Or Studying Can Help Increase Productivity

So, what is the best music for studying or concentrating? Author Dan Jacques wrote an in-depth article on that topic. Here’s a quick overview… The University of Wales undertook a study in 2011 to see how well students were able to

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Bye Bye Big Birdie And Oscar The Grouch

I used to love Oscar The Grouch only because of my Dad as when I was sick and lying on the couch as a kid, he used to try to cheer me up with his little song, “Oscar The Grouch,

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Home Invasion Suspect Being Sought

One man has been arrested and a warrant has been issued for another following a violent incident in Vanier this week. Ottawa Police responded to a home invasion in the 300 block of Lafontaine Avenue Tuesday evening around 10 p.m.

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You Can Stop Tweeting #SadBagel Now

With all of the heated discourse on Twitter these days, we needed a unifying distraction, and we found one! You can stop tweeting #SadBagel now. Apple has released a new version of its bagel emoji in the latest update to its

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Big Bird, Oscar The Grouch Puppeteer Caroll Spinney To Retire

The puppeteer who has played Big Bird on “Sesame Street” is retiring after nearly 50 years on the show. Caroll Spinney told the New York Times that Thursday will be his last day on the program, which he joined from

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Codi & Nida’s Recipes

  Casseroles, stews, pasta dishes, desserts… we all have our favourite recipes!  Your favourite recipe could win you a $100.00 gift certificates from The Unrefined Olive. Come into their two Ottawa locations in Glebe and Kanata and taste from over

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Homes For The Holidays

Hospice Care Ottawa will be hosting their 16th annual fundraising event Homes for the Holidays. This is a three day tour of eight beautiful homes in the Ottawa area. These homes will be decorated for the holiday season by local

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Cannabis Legalization – What You Need To Know

It is now officially legal in Canada for adults to possess, grow and consume recreational cannabis. The federal and Ontario governments have established laws in respect to the use, possession and sale of recreational cannabis. In Ontario, the minimum legal age

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Canadian Mint Introduces The “Armistice” Coin

The Royal Canadian Mint has delivered another amazingly detailed and unique coin to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. The “Armistice” circulation coin features the image of a soldier’s helmet, which represents the number of

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[Video] Kenya Ice Kings Play Their First Away Game

Hockey is for everyone, but being part of an ice hockey team in Africa poses some challenges. Outdoor rinks don’t exist, thanks to the weather. Indoor rinks are scarce. There’s only one in all of East and Central Africa. Finding hockey

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Area Police Forces Gear Up for MEGA Ride Program

The Ottawa Police Service will be conducting multiple RIDE programs throughout this week as a reminder that driving impaired by drugs or alcohol is illegal. The RIDE programs include a MEGA Ride that will involve multiple police agencies as well

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