When Harry married Su – OOE residents tie the knot at Brantwood in virtually unbeatable style City’s new Official Plan looks to mimic the success of development in Old Ottawa East THE MAINSTREETER’S SOCIAL ISSUES SERIES – Food Security in the Pandemic – and Beyond
City Spikes Springhurst Park Sports Facilities to 2021

City Spikes Springhurst Park Sports Facilities to 2021

ALEXANDRA GRUCA-MACAULAY A highly anticipated beach volleyball court, ping-pong table, exercise equipment and basketball court bench that had been scheduled for August 2020 installation at Springhurst Park have all been… Read more »

Novel Plastic Bag Recycling Campaign Launches as Grocery Bag Stashes Pile Up During COVID-19

Novel Plastic Bag Recycling Campaign Launches as Grocery Bag Stashes Pile Up During COVID-19

Ingrid Nielsen Hey folks, we need to have an honest conversation about a difficult subject right now. No, it’s not COVID-19, or homeschooling, or off-leash dogs. It’s plastics, and specifically… Read more »

Original Plans Have Been Scrapped – The Echo Development Will Now Be Apartments, Not Condos

Original Plans Have Been Scrapped – The Echo Development Will Now Be Apartments, Not Condos

John Dance The Echo, the six-storey boutique development proposed for the prime location on the Rideau Canal at the northeast corner of Echo Drive and Main Street, will be luxury… Read more »

A Tour of Greystone Village at the Midway Mark – Developer Offers Progress Report

A Tour of Greystone Village at the Midway Mark – Developer Offers Progress Report

John Dance The Regional Group and its EQ Homes are proud of how they have executed their 2015 plan for Greystone Village and, at the end of August, Josh Kardish,… Read more »

Peter Fowler’s OOE Focus – The Yellow Door

Peter Fowler’s OOE Focus – The Yellow Door

Peter Fowler Mention Main Street and Old Ottawa East to a non-resident and sooner or later the Green Door comes up in the conversation! While the renowned restaurant is one… Read more »

The Mainstreeter Presents: Food Security & COVID-19 webcast

The Mainstreeter Presents: Food Security & COVID-19 webcast

Examining the pandemic’s impacts on the food we eat in Ottawa East. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2020 — 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM THE MAINSTREETER PRESENTS The COVID-19 pandemic has shone… Read more »

A Monkey in the Central Kindgom: Local author bore witness to China’s emergence into the 20th century

A Monkey in the Central Kindgom: Local author bore witness to China’s emergence into the 20th century

Springhurst Avenue resident Andreas Aass has recently written a book that recounts his time teaching in Nanjing in 1986 and travelling throughout northern China. In light of the country’s dramatic… Read more »

Sharing Lunch Interview with OOE Opera Singer Wallis Giunta

Sharing Lunch Interview with OOE Opera Singer Wallis Giunta

Mainstreeter Staff Performing was always my comfort – it’s where I feel most at home…” We continue our popular interview feature this issue, focusing on a gifted young talent from… Read more »

Arrested Development in COVID’s wake

Arrested Development in COVID’s wake

John Dance The face of Old Ottawa East has changed greatly over the last five years but, with the profound health, economic and societal impacts of the COVID-19 virus, the… Read more »

Footy Sevens to pay property tax on Immaculata field

Footy Sevens to pay property tax on Immaculata field

John Dance The property tax exemption for the Immaculata High School’s commercialized turf sports field has been extinguished by Ontario’s Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC), as sought by the Old… Read more »

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