A Walk of Art 2022: Old Ottawa East community outdoor art tour now a popular fixture for local artists and art lovers Rideau River Nature Trail gains recognition in new book Affordable seniors housing confirmed: Inside the massive transformation of the Deschâtelets Building
No-Left-Turn Ban at Colonel By Drive and Main Street Leaves Residents Puzzled

No-Left-Turn Ban at Colonel By Drive and Main Street Leaves Residents Puzzled

John Dance Residents north of Highway 417 are pleased with the much-improved intersection of Main Street and Colonel By Drive (CBD) but, now that it is fully signalized and reconfigured,… Read more »

Rehabilitation or Replacement? Heritage Value of the CPR Bridge to be Considered

Rehabilitation or Replacement? Heritage Value of the CPR Bridge to be Considered

John Dance In an advanced state of deterioration and without any heritage status at present, the CPR railway bridge is a prime candidate for demolition and replacement; but a local… Read more »

Ottawa’s First Dedicated Children’s Garden Is An Oasis of Green and Growth

Ottawa’s First Dedicated Children’s Garden Is An Oasis of Green and Growth

Lori Gandy One of the delights of living in Old Ottawa East is its proximity to green spaces and natural beauty. Brantwood and Springhurst parks, the Rideau River Nature Trail… Read more »

BUSINESS BEAT – New Upscale Retirement Residence Offers 162 Units, Many Amenities – Preview Tour of Amica The Glebe

BUSINESS BEAT – New Upscale Retirement Residence Offers 162 Units, Many Amenities – Preview Tour of Amica The Glebe

Phyllis Odenbach Sutton With plans currently uncertain for Old Ottawa East’s (OOE) own senior’s building – the Greystone Retirement Residence – The Mainstreeter recently accepted an offer to tour Amica’s… Read more »

ART BEAT – OOE Artist Feature: Susan Bahen – Seeing The Beauty On Our Streets

ART BEAT – OOE Artist Feature: Susan Bahen – Seeing The Beauty On Our Streets

Tanis Browning-Shelp Street photographer Susan Bahen captures the beauty of Old Ottawa East (OOE), even in the most unlikely of subjects. Bahen first became interested in photography while playing with… Read more »

ART BEAT- The Old Ottawa East Art Tour Just Keeps On Growing

ART BEAT- The Old Ottawa East Art Tour Just Keeps On Growing

Tannis Browning-Shelp Imagine a lovely Saturday morning in early September…you enjoy your morning coffee; you pop over to the Main Farmers’ Market for some local produce and other treats, and… Read more »

OUR NEIGHBOURS – The Many Talents and Interests of Steve Fick

OUR NEIGHBOURS – The Many Talents and Interests of Steve Fick

Dianne Wing Perhaps best known to Old Ottawa East residents as a co-founder and co-owner of Terra Firma, Ottawa’s first and only cohousing community, Steve Fick is a renaissance man…. Read more »

New Saftey Feature For The Corner of Main and Hawthorne

New Saftey Feature For The Corner of Main and Hawthorne

John Dance Permanent bollards may be installed at the dangerous southwest corner of Main Street and Hawthorne Avenue in order to provide some improved safety for the many pedestrians and… Read more »

Ottawa election 2022: Shawn Menard has a challenger – Rebecca Bromwich

Ottawa election 2022: Shawn Menard has a challenger – Rebecca Bromwich

John Dance Rebecca Bromwich has stepped forward to challenge Capital Ward incumbent Shawn Menard in the October 24 municipal election. Last election, Menard triumphed over four others, including then-incumbent David… Read more »

Four-Day Work Week Introduced at Saint Paul University – New Pilot Project Cited as a “Revolutionary Change”

Four-Day Work Week Introduced at Saint Paul University – New Pilot Project Cited as a “Revolutionary Change”

Mainstreeter Staff Saint Paul University officials are hailing a four-month pilot project now underway as a potential catalyst for a “revolutionary change” in how universities operate in Canada. The Old… Read more »

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