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Community Support Pledged For Second Footbridge

Community Support Pledged For Second Footbridge

Mainstreeter Staff The Riverview Park Community Association (RPCA) has expressed its support for the idea of a new footbridge over the Rideau River from the foot of Clegg Street in… Read more »

Letters To The Editor

Letters To The Editor

Walking in Old Ottawa East We are very fortunate to live near parks, the canal and the river in Old Ottawa East. Be it a short or a long walk,… Read more »

EDITORIAL – Coronavirus, Old Ottawa East and The Road to  Community

EDITORIAL – Coronavirus, Old Ottawa East and The Road to Community

Lorne Abugov Confined to these four walls, my family members have become explorers in our own home, attacking clutter, cleaning out drawers and cupboards, tidying up and finding things we… Read more »

PANDEMIC 2020 – Old Ottawa East COVID-19 Business Status Update

PANDEMIC 2020 – Old Ottawa East COVID-19 Business Status Update

Carol Workun The COVID 19 pandemic has had a sudden impact on all our lives. The longstanding businesses in Old Ottawa East had already weathered the impact of extensive construction… Read more »

OPINION- OOE Overdevelopment  A Makeover Isn’t Always Pretty

OPINION- OOE Overdevelopment A Makeover Isn’t Always Pretty

Theresa Wallace Author’s note: This opinion article is about the R1 areas of Old Ottawa East — areas zoned for single-family homes, which are mostly south of Clegg Street —… Read more »

Appearances Can Be Deceptive – Behind the Foreboding Cuban Embassy Walls, the Vibrant People and Culture Radiate Warmth

Appearances Can Be Deceptive – Behind the Foreboding Cuban Embassy Walls, the Vibrant People and Culture Radiate Warmth

Sandra Koch Mammoth dark grey concrete blocks and foreboding secured metal fencing – not exactly the mental images conjured up when one thinks of Cuba. For the many Canadians who… Read more »

Art Beat – Beautiful Monsters Take Over The National Gallery

Art Beat – Beautiful Monsters Take Over The National Gallery

Phyllis Odenback Sutton An appreciative audience was treated to a marvellous matinee performance at the National Gallery of Canada on January 25 featuring the Ottawa Baroque Consort, master storyteller David… Read more »

Art Beat – OOE Artist Feature: Mike Martin, Award Winning Mystery Writer, Story Teller and Connection Maker

Art Beat – OOE Artist Feature: Mike Martin, Award Winning Mystery Writer, Story Teller and Connection Maker

Tanis Browning-Shelp From our little corner of the world, Mike Martin writes stories to connect with people from all walks of life. He has published eight mystery novels – his… Read more »

Business Beat – New at Corners on Main – The Mindlight Collective: Helping to Shine a Light on Patterns of the Brain

Business Beat – New at Corners on Main – The Mindlight Collective: Helping to Shine a Light on Patterns of the Brain

Lorne Abugov Guessing is a game of the mind, and many minds within Old Ottawa East seem to enjoy guessing at the identity of new businesses poised to launch their… Read more »

Business Beat – NU Grocery Settles in on Main Street

Business Beat – NU Grocery Settles in on Main Street

Theresa Wallace Since NU Grocery (NU) opened in October, Old Ottawa East residents no longer have to leave the neighbourhood to buy basics such as milk, eggs or bread, and… Read more »

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