Lynne Hanson (left) has teamed up with long time collaborator Lynn Miles (right) to form a folk country duo called The LYNNeS. Photo by Brittany Gawley

Seeing double with The LYNNeS

By Bradley Turcotte –  Kitchissippi singer-songwriter Lynne Hanson has teamed up with long time collaborator Lynn Miles to form The LYNNeS, a folk country duo whose debut album Heartbreak Song for the Radio dropped February 2. Accomplished solo artists on their own, Lynne won the Colleen Peterson Songwriting […]

Railbender’s Alex Neron has found himself in the middle of a fundraiser. File photo by Ted Simpson.

Remembering Alex Néron

By Bradley Turcotte –  Railbender Tattoo and Art Gallery proprietor Alex Néron passed away peacefully on the evening of January 17, two and a half years after a diagnosis of colorectal cancer. Alex was 40-years-old. Alex tattooed many clients at the Hamilton Ave. N. studio, however, his bright, […]

HOK #77: David Milnes

Meet David Milnes.   “I was born in Grand Prairie, Alberta and have lived in Grand Prairie, Edmonton, Straffordville, Manitouwadge, White Lake, Orno, Charleoia, Belgium, Ottawa, Ono, Japan, and Alexandria. Living in many different places has instilled in me the appreciation of new experiences and a wanderlust that I satisfy today […]

BookFest returns to Elmdale Public School

Submitted by Jennifer Leach Hollander –  BookFest 2018 is fast approaching! Ottawa bookworms are in for a treat as Elmdale Public School prepares for its giant annual used book sale. From February 23 – February 24, book-filled tables will line Elmdale’s school gym, creating bustling aisles of eager […]

Meet the ice master

By Andrea Tomkins –  Taking a turn around an outdoor rink is a favourite winter pastime for many Kitchissippi residents, yet many don’t know the ice isn’t maintained by city staff. It is, in fact, a small army of volunteers who do the work. Recruits come and go, […]