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Odyssey Theatre to premiere new comedy at Strathcona Park 

Odyssey Theatre to premiere new comedy at Strathcona Park 

Photo By John Forster BRUCE BURWELL  A couple of kilometers up the Rideau River from Brantwood Park lies another, older gem of an oasis on the river, Strathcona Park.  Each year, Odyssey Theatre welcomes the… Read more »

Peter Fowler’s Travel Focus: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Peter Fowler’s Travel Focus: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

  “I must confess to a somewhat voyeuristic pleasure when I visit Vietnam. Standing on street corners to see what will appear next on the back of motorcycles and scooters… Read more »

City asked to consult on off-leash dog parks in OOE 

City asked to consult on off-leash dog parks in OOE 

 MARGARET VANT ERVE   Since losing access to most of the former Oblate lands, Old Ottawa East resident dog owners have been seeking new green space to walk their dogs. Unlike neighbouring communities in the Glebe,… Read more »

Children’s Garden remediation saga

Children’s Garden remediation saga

By John Dance The good news is that after a yearlong shutdown the Children’s Garden in Legget Park at the corner of Clegg and Main streets is reopened with improved… Read more »

Sixth candidate emerges for Capital Ward 

Sixth candidate emerges for Capital Ward 

In the April issue of the Mainstreeter, John Dance profiled the five candidates for the hotly-contested Capital Ward seat in the upcoming municipal election.  A sixth candidate has now entered the fray, Jide… Read more »

Footbridge Takes Shape 

Footbridge Takes Shape 

JOHN DANCE  While many of us simply tried to cope with another unusual winter, construction of the Clegg-Fifth footbridge pushed ahead and, by the end of June of this year, the steel span across the Canal will… Read more »

Neighbourhood left in the dirt, Field Construction underway, residents questions process.

Neighbourhood left in the dirt, Field Construction underway, residents questions process.

By Lorne Abugov Construction of a controversial new artificial turf sports field at Immaculata High School is now well underway following unsuccessful efforts by angry Old Ottawa East residents and… Read more »

New OOE community centre project clears first hurdle 

New OOE community centre project clears first hurdle 

DON STEPHENSON   As reported in the February Mainstreeter, the City of Ottawa has been engaged in exploratory discussions with The Regional Group of Companies and Centretown Citizens Ottawa Corporation (CCOC) regarding the possible inclusion of a… Read more »

Mainstreeter continues to evolve

Mainstreeter continues to evolve

By Lorne Abugov Readers of the Mainstreeter will notice a few changes to the newspaper over the next few editions, beginning with this issue. There will be some engaging new… Read more »

‘Art benches’ to grace footbridge

‘Art benches’ to grace footbridge

By John Dance Two “art benches” will constitute the public art for the Clegg-Fifth footbridge and community members will have the opportunity to view and vote on the short-listed proposals… Read more »

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