Tag: Hintonburg

Anne Tessier and Summer Baird are planning a party for Somerset Square, June 21-29. Photo by Adam Feibel.

Get ready for the Hintonburg Happening!

By Adam Feibel – The many artists and small businesses of Hintonburg will come together for the first-ever Hintonburg Happening celebration in June, and the organizers say it’s already been a success. It’s a festival that merges the ideas of Summer Baird and Anne Tessier, two active members […]

Calling all local art lovers

Award winning painter and international art teacher Crystal Beshara has built a new hub for Ottawa’s artistic community to meet, create and learn in Hintonburg. The Studio Café at 1089 Somerset Street is a new art gallery with the casual atmosphere of a coffee shop. Beshara created the […]

A rare bird in Hintonburg

When the doorbell rings at 10 o’clock at night in Hintonburg it’s seldom a good thing, but for Natalie Hanson of Hamilton Avenue it may be another visit from her neighbourhood gifting fairy, leaving only a flamingo on the doorstep and then vanishing into the dark night. It […]

Orange Art Gallery is moving

Just shy of a four-year stint in Hintonburg, the Orange Art Gallery is packing up and moving to a new location. “We didn’t want to leave this space,” says Ingrid Hollander, the owner of the gallery. “The landlord approached us and said another business was interested in our […]

Rink attendants Aidan Worswick (left) and Patrick Johnston at the double surface McKellar Park rink. Photo by Anita Grace.

Kitchissippi likes its ice!

By Anita Grace – Lacing up your skates and heading out on a neighbourhood rink is for many a quintessential part of Canadian winters. Conveniently, there are 247 outdoor rinks in Ottawa, with 10 here in the Kitchissippi Ward. “Being able to walk somewhere to go skating, meet […]

Bread By Us is a new small batch bakery and espresso bar owned and operatedby master baker Jessica Carpinone. Photo by Ted Simpson.

A new bakery rises in Hintonburg

By Ted Simpson – There’s a savoury new aroma wafting through the streets of Hintonburg: fresh sourdough bread courtesy of our city’s newest artisan bakery, Bread By Us. Below the wood grain sign, just slightly to the left of Victoria Pharmacy (1065 Wellington Street West) is a humble, […]

A new hat in the ring

It may have been one of the worst kept secrets in the neighborhood, but Jeff Leiper, the former president of the Hintonburg Community Association and former race director of the Hintonburg 5K, has officially declared his intent to run in the municipal election. Leiper, who also recently stepped […]

It’s sheer Bliss

Local actress Kate Smith and transplanted Kitchissippi native Amanda Sage are two artistic forces behind a new short film, Bliss, that recently made its local debut at the Ottawa International Film Festival. Bliss is the second film written and directed by Sage, who dabbles in a number of […]

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