Sharing Lunch Interview with OOE Opera Singer Wallis Giunta Arrested Development in COVID’s wake Footy Sevens to pay property tax on Immaculata field
BUSINESS BEAT – Greens & Beans – Tough timing, but community support buoys the spirit of OOE’s newest business owners

BUSINESS BEAT – Greens & Beans – Tough timing, but community support buoys the spirit of OOE’s newest business owners

Quinn Abugov  As Old Ottawa East and the rest of the world have been shuttered over the past few months, the same can’t be said for the neighbourhood’s newest business,… Read more »

Bridges Of Old Ottawa East – The ABCs of a Bridge Community

Bridges Of Old Ottawa East – The ABCs of a Bridge Community

John Dance Photos by John Dance As one of the five communities that constitute Ottawa’s “Rideau Island”, the land between the Rideau Canal and the river north of Hog’s Back,… Read more »

Two Tales of Two Neighbourhood Benches

Two Tales of Two Neighbourhood Benches

John Dance Old Ottawa East has a growing number of benches that invite pedestrians to pause a moment and enjoy our community’s sights and sites. Although sitting on these benches… Read more »

ART BEAT  – Artist Feature – Pierre Brault Pandemic-Ready Performer and Playwright

ART BEAT – Artist Feature – Pierre Brault Pandemic-Ready Performer and Playwright

Tanis Browning-Shelp As our theatres have gone dark these many weeks, Pierre Brault has been setting the stage alight online. “When the pandemic hit, it was clear to those of… Read more »

COVID-19 SUPPLEMENT – OOE Business In The TIme of COVID-19

COVID-19 SUPPLEMENT – OOE Business In The TIme of COVID-19

Carol Workrun The global pandemic has turned all our lives upside down, and the Old Ottawa East business community is no exception. No one had a “how to handle a… Read more »

COVID-19 SUPPLEMENT – OOE real estate market – Part 1- Pandemic Plays Havoc With Home Listings and Sales, But Prices Dip Only Slightly

COVID-19 SUPPLEMENT – OOE real estate market – Part 1- Pandemic Plays Havoc With Home Listings and Sales, But Prices Dip Only Slightly

Lorne Abugov In real estate, as with the stock market, the higher they rise, the harder they fall. Old Ottawa East’s red-hot real estate market was off to an explosive… Read more »

Some progress reported on burying Main, Greenfield hydro wires

Some progress reported on burying Main, Greenfield hydro wires

John Dance Back when Main Street south of Harvey Street was reconstructed, advocates within Old Ottawa East sought unsuccessfully to have the hydro wires buried. The news today is much… Read more »

Letters To The Editor

Letters To The Editor

That was then, this is now  The front page of the April issue of The Mainstreeter reads: “Ghost Town. Thanks to our caring community for staying indoors”.  My understanding is… Read more »

Opinion

Opinion

Thoughts on very large houses in Old Ottawa East John Dance Over the last 10 years, Old Ottawa East has seen a lot of rebuilding whereby old houses have been… Read more »

Two mom’s perspective on… Raising Their World Famous Daughters

Two mom’s perspective on… Raising Their World Famous Daughters

Lorne Abugov In conversation with Old Ottawa East residents, Heather Moxley and Colleen Wrighte, three things in common emerge. First, they have both resided on Marlowe Crescent in Old Ottawa… Read more »

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