Ottawa Life

An Eerie Glow:  By Gaslight is a Masterpiece of Storytelling

8 December 2016 - 10:02am
By Gaslight By Steven Price Book Reviewed by Don MacLean Steven Price’s remarkable new novel By Gaslight opens with a Dickensian depiction of London. It’s January 1885 and the great city is steeped in a swirling, ominous fog. Like a debilitating virus, the coal soaked air serves to make anyone […]

The Perfect Wine and Food Pairings

8 December 2016 - 9:31am
Partnering the flavors of your food with the characteristics of your favored wine can be a complex and tricky business. It’s all well and good serving a sumptuous meal with beautiful bottle of wine, but if the contrasting tastes don’t go well together, it will ruin both components of the […]

Sesame Street’s Sunny Days Bring Winter Warmth to Ottawa

8 December 2016 - 8:10am
Big Bird, Grover, Cookie Monster and Elmo are all about to step off the screen and onto the stage! Sesame Street Live brings the beloved television show to life inside the Canadian Tire Centre this Saturday for a dazzling production sure to amaze and delight the young and the young […]

Save Like Scrooge This Christmas With These $5 Gift Ideas

8 December 2016 - 1:20am
Welcome to Day 8 of our 25 Day Ottawa Life Christmas Calendar.  We’ll be updating with a new treat daily so be sure to keep checking under the OLM Tree to see what’s new. And don’t forget our big Light Up Your Ottawa Life Contest! With extended family, co-workers and friends, it feels […]

Holiday Best Picks: Top Drinks to Try This Holiday Season

7 December 2016 - 6:40pm
Shopping for a wine lover. or trying to find the perfect drink for your holiday celebrations? OLM has got you covered with our top picks of drinks we think you should try this holiday season! Ruffino Prosecco Made in the top growing regions of Northern Italy, Ruffino Prosecco is a great […]

Back to the Past: Vintage Style

7 December 2016 - 10:25am
Ottawa is a charming city that blends the architecture and elegance of the past with the sophistication and technology of the present. Its buildings, its streets, its most emblematic museums and its points of reference allow Ottawa to be a capital city you fall in love with. It catches you little […]

A World of Edible Flowers

7 December 2016 - 10:15am
Day by day new methods to lose weight, as well as new and sophisticated diets appeared, and most of people are willing to pay enough money for them. However, there is a contradiction in such attitudes, since we always return to our roots. We always find the solution to resolve […]

Common Reasons That Will Require You to Get a New Faucet

7 December 2016 - 9:59am
Owning a home comes with a lot of responsibility. If you fail to properly maintain your home, then it will be very hard for you to avoid serious repair issues. One of the most used rooms in a home is the kitchen. With all of the different parts of a […]

Often Overlooked, Mazda6 a Worthy Contender

7 December 2016 - 9:38am
“Best-kept secret” may best describe one of the more striking choices in the intermediate segment. Family rides like Camry, Accord and Fusion are ubiquitous, but the Mazda6, with its curvy KODO—Soul of Motion design language, is a less common sight. Just over 1,700 had been sold in Canada by the […]

Maximize Play with these Hot Holiday Toys

7 December 2016 - 8:04am
All photos by Ali Matthews. Welcome to Day 6 of our 25 Day Ottawa Life Christmas Calendar.  We’ll be updating with a new treat daily so be sure to keep checking under the OLM Tree to see what’s new. And don’t forget our big Light Up Your Ottawa Life Contest! As a child […]

OLM’s Fashion Editor Alexandra Gunn Tours Banff in the Lincoln MKZ

6 December 2016 - 8:49pm
Photography by Winter Lotus Photography. Banff is one of Canada’s most popular tourist destinations and with so many things to see in the National Park, it can be difficult to know what to do first. The resort town is surrounded by mountains, notably Cascade Mountain, Sulphur Mountain, Mount Rundle and […]

SENATORS: A Week in Review – November 28-December 4, 2016

6 December 2016 - 12:30pm
SENATORS: A Week in Review is a weekly column looking back at the week in Ottawa Senators hockey written by #OLMSports Dave Gross. Images from NHL.com. As the legendary Ric “Nature Boy” Flair would bark: “What’s causing all this!!??” After all, there has to be some reasoning behind the Ottawa Senators startling […]

Yuletide with the Peptides at Ottawa Life Christmas Party!

6 December 2016 - 11:40am
Photos by Andre Gagne and Kamara Morozuk. Welcome to Day 6 of our 25 Day Ottawa Life Christmas Calendar.  We’ll be updating with a new treat daily so be sure to keep checking under the OLM Tree to see what’s new. And don’t forget our big Light Up Your Ottawa Life Contest! When Ottawa […]

K-Pop Mania in the National Capital Region

5 December 2016 - 12:17pm
K-pop fans were out in full glory at the Canadian Museum of History this weekend for the 2016 Ambassador’s K-pop Gala. For those of you that don’t know, “K-pop” is “Korean pop,” pop music hailing from South Korea. K-pop has been growing in popularity steadily throughout the years, with it […]

Does Canada need to worry about the same festering malaise that has disrupted the United States?

5 December 2016 - 12:04pm
By Michael Wolfson For many Canadians, the outcome of the United States election has been a shock.  Trump’s campaign, as inarticulate and venal as it was, tapped into important and deeply rooted realities, realities that may contain lessons for Canada too. Does Canada need to worry about the same festering […]

On the Road with Stan and Garnet Rogers Via Epic Travelogue

5 December 2016 - 11:40am
Photos from GarnetRogers.com and StanRogers.net. Listen to our full interview with Garnet Rogers above. We lost sight of you as your legend’s grown But this road and I, we remember -Garnet Rogers I first heard the music of Stan Rogers while living inside a rickety old trailer in the middle of […]

An Old Fashioned Christmas in Cumberland Village

4 December 2016 - 10:59am
Welcome to Day 4 of our 25 Day Ottawa Life Christmas Calendar.  We’ll be updating with a new treat daily so be sure to keep checking under the OLM Tree to see what’s new. And don’t forget our big Light Up Your Ottawa Life Contest! All Photos by Emily Cordonier. It’s a holiday […]

Mayor’s 16th Annual Christmas Celebration Photo Gallery

3 December 2016 - 4:36pm
All photos by Andre Gagne.

Where to Get Your Ho-Ho-Photos This Holiday Season

3 December 2016 - 12:04am
Welcome to Day 3 of our 25 Day Ottawa Life Christmas Calendar. We’ll be updating with a new treat daily so be sure to keep checking under the OLM Tree to see what’s new. And don’t forget our big Light Up Your Ottawa Life Contest! We’ve all had them done. It’s a rite […]

Weekend What’s Up December 2 – 4

2 December 2016 - 12:22pm
Here at Ottawa Life, we are always on the lookout for great events to do over the weekend for every type of fun-seeker. This weekend, you can enjoy some holiday cheer, lots of shopping, and of course, music. See you there! Light up the Night 2016, Main Street Almonte, December […]

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