The Story of Bread Box – Dough to Door Bakery The Development of the Oblate Lands: An In-Depth Report Community supports burying Hawthorne Avenue hydro wires
What’s on your plate? Embracing a plant-based diet

What’s on your plate? Embracing a plant-based diet

By:  Geneviève Gazaille Amy Longard is a plant-based chef and registered holistic nutritionist who has made Old Ottawa East her home for five years. The Mainstreeter met with her to learn… Read more »

The Story of Bread Box – Dough to Door Bakery

The Story of Bread Box – Dough to Door Bakery

By Justin Stefanik & The Mainstreeter staff. It all began with an idea Justin Stefanik had last year. He imagined a loaf of fresh bread and treats being delivered to… Read more »

The Development of the Oblate Lands: An In-Depth Report

The Development of the Oblate Lands: An In-Depth Report

A beast of unwieldy magnitude, and a symphony of collaboration  By Rebecca Aird BACKGROUND In mid 2012, Sustainable Living Ottawa East (SLOE) began a process to identify and assess “deep”… Read more »

We remember Paul Dewar

We remember Paul Dewar

In our final Mainstreeter farewell, friends, neighbours, former students, and admirers of the late Paul Dewar provide our readers with some of their most cherished memories of an OOE community… Read more »

Community supports burying Hawthorne Avenue hydro wires

Community supports burying Hawthorne Avenue hydro wires

By John Dance It’s round two of “to bury, or not to bury, that is the question”. When Main Street was reconstructed a few years ago, the City refused to… Read more »

Exciting plans are in store for OOE’s new Happy Goat Café

Exciting plans are in store for OOE’s new Happy Goat Café

By Quinn Abugov Will coffee-enthusiasts begin to roam to Old Ottawa East in the summer months of 2019? That’s what Happy Goat Coffee Company owner, Henry Assad anticipates, as he… Read more »

Three sets of identical twin girls! Something in the water on Bower Street

Three sets of identical twin girls! Something in the water on Bower Street

By: Cassie Gibbons Bower Street in Old Ottawa East is framed in the bay window of the front living room, with late March snow drifting gently before melting on the… Read more »

The Perils of Potholes

The Perils of Potholes

An unusually icy winter combined with a series of thaws means potholes are appearing faster and earlier than expected. Appearing as if by magic, the dreaded pothole is the nasty… Read more »

Please share your memorable experiences, encounters with Paul Dewar

Please share your memorable experiences, encounters with Paul Dewar

In the upcoming April issue of The Mainstreeter, we are throwing open our pages to all of our readers to share with us their most memorable experiences, encounters or reflections… Read more »

OOE Artist Features: Yvonne Coutts, Choreographer

OOE Artist Features: Yvonne Coutts, Choreographer

By: Tanis Browning-Shelp Yvonne Coutts—award winning choreographer and artistic director of the Ottawa Dance Directive (ODD)— knew she was a choreographer from the moment she took her first dance steps… Read more »

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