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Kitchissippi’s Hollywood connection

By Dave Allston – The 1930s was an era of depression and lean times, but it was also the golden age of cinema. Perhaps to escape the occasional dreariness of life, residents would flock to the theatre, as movie-houses began appearing in every neighbourhood, including Westboro. However, Westboro […]

Westfest celebrates the art of diversity

By Bradley Turcotte –  Kitchissippi’s annual multi-disciplinary festival celebrated fifteen years of music and art June 8-10 at its new Tom Brown Arena location. Westfest founder Elaina Martin’s pleas for a weekend of perfect weather prevailed. Elaina told Kitchissippi Times “mother nature” played a large part in the weekend’s success. […]

HOK #83: Kealey Syme  

Meet Kealey Syme. “I was born in Carleton Place, Ontario. We moved to Ottawa because we have family around here. We came to the Kitchissippi area about six years ago. I like this area because of the people. It’s pretty fantastic to have a beach right here, and […]

Who Lives Here: A place in history

By Shaun Markey – I can personally attest to the fact that Greg Milanovich is a gracious, flexible and welcoming host. Few people, if any, would respond as kindly when the reporter, me, accidentally shows up three hours early to do an interview about Greg’s residence, a stunning […]