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CycloFest kicks off this Mother’s Day with a celebration to cycling and mom. Sunday May 8th, Preston Street will be transformed into a cycling paradise as the street closes to traffic from Carling to Gladstone. From 10 am til 2 pm, everyone is welcome with wheels and all to roam, ride and enjoy the festivities. A parade led by the always fashionably fit, XO VELO, will kick off the fun at 10 am with honorees Jim Watson and Catherine McKenney. In addition to the bike parade there will three activation areas focusing on cycling, fitness...

The Arts Canterbury High School Drama Program’s graduating class will be performing Michael Meyer’s translation/adaptation of A​ Dream Play​ by August Strindberg. A Dream Play, d​irected by Sheila Knight, follows the daughter of a god as she descends from the heavens to empathize with humans. She witnesses the love, cruelty, pain, and passion that rides...

On February 6th the 2nd Annual Sparkle Dental Charity Ball welcomes sponsors, committee member, charity execs, partners and members from the Ottawa dental community for an intimate affair of mingling and conversing at the ultra Luxury Bon Aventure Penthouse Suite, on the 23rd floor of The Westin Ottawa. From 7pm til late, its a pre-celebration evening for the much...

Toronto Men’s Fashion Week (TOM*) today announced the details for their Fall/Winter 2016 Collections taking place at 444 Yonge Street, College Park on Monday, February 22 to Tuesday, March 1, 2016. TOM* Fashion Week will showcase the Fall/Winter 2016 Collections from: Caffery Van Horne, Candace Daniela, Christopher Bates, Dalla, Diodati by Luca Galardo, Finezza,...

2016 is just around the corner which means it’s time for us to start thinking about ‘what to do?’. If your looking for a memorable evening of fantastic food, music, cocktails and wine, you’re in luck, one of our favorite restaurants, Mezzanotte Bistro Italiano, located at 50 Murray Street in the Byward Market, is thriving with just that this New Year’s...

I’ve never ever, ever in my 3.5 years of blogging ever written a post about going to a mall for Christmas gift wrapping, but the Rideau Centre’s new Magic Gift Workshop is so cool that it deserves it’s own post. When you purchase a gift at the Rideau Centre from now until December 24th, you can get it wrapped for free at this mystical, surreal...

On October 26th of this year the doors opened to a brand new concept in the Nation’s Capital. A ‘no catches kinda concept’, as said by MY SALON Suite property manager, Linda Lefebvre. This my friends is what was started by renowned stylist Al Ferrigno and has graduated on to Ottawa’s very own 225 Metcalfe Street. What exactly is it? Well something quite cool and innovative I must say. MY SALON Suite is a hub where salon professionals and members of the local business and residential community meet. Where creativity...

L’Occitane has partnered with Dress for Success (DFS) this holiday season! $10 from the purchase of each gift set will be donated to help outfit a woman for her job interview, up to $120,000. The beauty company wanted to do something special for the DFS clients on a more personal level and so they invited them to our boutique for a night of pampering. Check out the video below to see what happened next! ...

What happens when you combine a vibrant urban community, local artisans, and one-of-a-kind craftsmanship? Ottawa’s newest craft show – Something New Edinburgh – is born. Meet us at Memorial Hall (39 Dufferin Rd. at Mackay Street) Saturday November 7, 2015 10am-3pm. Admission is free. Shop over 30 local artisans like Matthew Hinther Photography and Seedling Yarn, enter raffles of local wares from the best of Beechwood Avenue, or pre-order some holiday cheer with live, hand-made wreaths from Briggs Trees. With sponsorship from realty...

Simons, the 175-year-old, family-owned fashion retailer from Quebec City, opened its tenth store just as Les Promenades Gatineau unveiled its complete mall redevelopment. The 80,000 square foot location is centrally located on the north side of the shopping centre along Maloney Boulevard West. “Les Promenades Gatineau is undergoing an impressive transformation...