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Two New Stands Are Part Of ByWard Market Revitalization

Two new so-called ‘gateway’ stands were officially unveiled in the ByWard Market today… one on either side of the historic market building, facing George Street. The new vending spaces will operate year-round and serve as a welcoming gateway to the

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A North American First – La Machine Descends On Ottawa

La Machine has arrived in the Capital. One of the creatures is perched atop the Notre-Dame Cathedral, across from the National Art Gallery. It’s an amazing sight, but some people aren’t happy about it. One local Twitter user wrote, “Are

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Young Cape Dorset Artists Turn ByWard Market Wall Into Mural Masterpiece

I had a chance to visit a work-in-progress on George Street, earlier today. A group of young Inuit artists from Cape Dorset, Nunavut, are working on a giant mural in the ByWard Market… and it’s on an immense scale! The

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The Owner Of Ottawa’s Most Unique Car Revealed

If you were anywhere near the ByWard Market this weekend, you night have seen this car. It’s not hard to miss! It looks like the ‘Back the Future’ Delorean time machine, but underneath all of the outrageous hood ornaments, spoilers,

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ByWard Market ‘Inspiration Village’ Taking Shape

The city has installed 40 shipping containers on York Street in the ByWard Market, in preparation for an event space that will have free programming all summer. As part of Ottawa 2017, the city is creating a one-block “Inspiration Village,” with free

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Road Closures For Ottawa 2017 Red Bull Crashed Ice

As a result of Ottawa 2017’s Red Bull Crashed Ice event, there will be road closures and transit service impacts in and around the downtown core today through Sunday. Some roads around the Red Bull Crashed Ice venue beside the

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An Event Reminder For Winterlude In The Byward Market

All the events coming up in the ByWard Market for Winterlude (some free, some minimal costs, many family-friendly, all amazing)     26th Annual Winterlude Stew Cook-Off with Henry Burris! Friday Feb 3, 11:30 – 2 p.m. New Location: William

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Why Is Wasabi Japanese Restaurant And Sushi Bar My Favorite Restaurant?

Yes I get asked this A LOT!!!  It’s fair as I also eat there A LOT!! (See my Facebook for pics if you don’t believe me 😉 I could actually eat there everyday and some weeks I have, maybe even

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No Requests For A Trump Cookie At Ottawa’s Moulin de Provence Bakery

A Trump Cookie won’t be replacing the world famous Obama Cookie any time soon! Ottawa’s Moulin de Provence bakery in the ByWard Market, home of the famous “Obama cookies”, isn’t planning on making a special treat for the U.S. president-elect.

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Charges Laid In Byward Market’s Latest Homicide

The Ottawa Police Major Crime Section has charged a 37-year-old man with multiple charges related to the homicide of Kayla Sullivan.   Sullivan, 30, was stabbed on George St. on Friday night and succumbed to her injuries in hospital early

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Yet Another Shooting In The Byward Market

Paramedics responded to a shooting in the  Byward Market early Sunday morning.   The shooting happened at around 3 a.m. in area of Byward and George Street.   A  27 year-old male was treated by paramedics  for multiple gunshot wounds.

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ByWard Market Front And Centre During Autumn In The City Launch

Mayor Jim Watson and Rideau-Vanier Councillor Mathieu Fleury will launch Autumn in the City in the historic ByWard Market. The mayor will also announce a new initiative as part of the George Street Plaza renewal. This all takes place Monday

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Andaz Hotel Offers Stunning Views Of The Capital

What a view! The grand opening bash for a new posh boutique hotel in the ByWard Market happened last night and everyone was talking about the top-floor outdoor lounge, with a panoramic view overlooking the Byward Market, with Parliament Hill

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Ottawa’s New ‘Parklet’s’ And On Street Patio’s

If you live in the Beechwood area, or drive through that part of town occasionally, you may have noticed an odd sight… a stand alone, deck-like structure occupying what would normally be a parking spot in front of Arturo’s Restaurant.

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The Byward Market Without Cars?

The transportation guru who closed Times Square to cars thinks a similar move would work in the Byward Market. Janette Sadik-Khan visited the Market on Wednesday as part of a day-long stop, which included a keynote speech last night to

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