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[Video] The Lounge: Encore – One Of The Carpenters Biggest Hits Was Originally Written As A TV Ad

The Carpenters were one of the biggest-selling group’s of the 70s. No fewer than ten of their singles went on to become million-sellers, and by 2005 combined worldwide sales of albums and singles well exceeded 100 million. Between 1970 and 1984

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Home Sharing Is Great Solution To Rising Rents And Low Vacancy rates – And It’s Catching On

Canada’s rents are rising while vacancy rates are shrinking, yet the country has one coveted real estate asset collecting dust: empty bedrooms, and millions of them. A growing number of the country’s seniors are living in homes too big, while young

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“All You Need Is Love” Children’s Book Comes Out In 2019

A new children’s book series based on songs by The Beatles is coming out next year. Simon and Schuster has announced the series will begin with “All You Need Is Love,” with illustrations by Marc Rosenthal. It comes out in

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Plastic Straws – Environmental Menace And Taste Killer

The seemingly innocent plastic straw is now rivaling the plastic bag as public environmental enemy number one, as coffee franchises, restaurants, and even cities adopt anti-plastic straw policies. While the devastating aspects of the plastic straw on the environment has

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Cher Records An Entire Album Of ABBA Songs After Mama Mia 2 Appearance

Speaking to Sky News at the world premiere in London of “Mama Mia – Here We Go Again”, Cher explained how she landed the role in the sequel to 2008’s “Mama Mia.” Cher says: “The head of Universal used to be

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A ‘Friday The 13th’ Five Friends From The Ottawa Area Will Never Forget!

Five friends from the Ottawa area are sharing a 60-million dollar Lotto Max jackpot. Bryan Redman of Ottawa, Christopher Beazley of Carleton Place, Gilles Dionne of Gatineau,  Norman MacDonald of Gatineau and Stephane Dionne of Embrun, say they began buying lottery tickets

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Major Queensway Closure for Last Weekend In July

Major traffic disruptions along the Queensway for the last weekend of July.  A section of highway 417 will be fully closed in both directions, with significant traffic impacts expected from 5 pm on July 28th to 11 am on July

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New Campaign Focuses On The Food We Waste

How much food do you throw out on any given week?  If you’re like most Canadians, it’s a whole lot! Now a new campaign is bringing together governments, non-government organizations and food retailers to tackle the food habits of Canadians

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City Of Ottawa Looking For Input Regarding The Future Of Canada’s Oldest Pedestrian Mall

The City of Ottawa has opened its own storefront workspace on Sparks Street, with the hope of creating more dialogue about the future of the oldest pedestrian mall in the country. Sparks Street was closed off to vehicle traffic in

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[Video] ‘Mama Mia, Here We Go Again’ Might Be The Feel-Good Movie Of 2018

Mama Mia 2, “Here We Go Again” opens this weekend! When “Mamma Mia!” first hit theaters 10 years ago, audiences were swept up watching stars like Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgard, and Julie Walters dance and sing

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Cars Destroyed In East-End Auction Parking Lot

A fire investigator has been called in after a dramatic early morning blaze at a Vars car auction yard that destroyed a number of vehicles. Responders were called to the large ADESA auction lot at 1717 Burton Road near Highway

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Lin-Manuel Miranda To Publish Little Pep Talks Collection

If you don’t already follow Lin-Manuel Miranda on Twitter, you might want to look him up. Yes, Lin-Manuel Miranda is well known best for his groundbreaking creation of the Broadway smash, ‘Hamilton’, but he’s also earned a healthy following on

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Huntclub & Riverside Tops List Of Most Dangerous Intersections – Again

For the fourth year in a row, the most dangerous intersection in Ottawa was at Hunt Club Road and Riverside Drive, where 45 collisions occurred in 2017, more than at any other intersection with traffic lights. Hunt Club and Riverside

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John Lennon Stamp Dedication in NYC in September

John Lennon is the next artist to be featured in the U-S Postal Service series of stamps honouring music icons. The Forever stamp will be dedicated September 7th in New York City.  The stamp pane will resemble a 45-record sleeve. 

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Fortissimo Expected To Draw Thousands To Parliament Hill

Fortissimo is a military and musical spectacular created for the lawns of Parliament Hill featuring massed military bands, pipes and drums, guest performers and the soldiers of the Ceremonial Guard. It is a showcase event in the Nation’s Capital that

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