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The June 3 event is part of 100in1Day, a civic engagement festival that will see dozens of small events take place across the city.
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Her dog was found safe by her side.
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Photo: “Alone” by Derek Mellon, from the OttawaStart Flickr Group....
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A stand-up show in Ottawa on Monday will be taped in virtual reality, first in a series for a new app this summer.
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Looking for something to do in or around Ottawa this Victoria Day long weekend? OttawaStart.com has you covered!
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Here are some photos of this year's Canadian Tulip Festival, which runs until May 22 at four locations.
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Ottawa Restaurants

I had the pleasure of sipping oil at a coffeehouse last week with a fellow called Mike George and his partner Nathalie Bellegarde. And I’m not talking about that subpar stuff that lines the supermarket shelves.  This was small batch, single origin, cold extracted evoo, from the olive trees farmed by Mike’s uncle Jean and from groves around his property, 30 kilometres due north of Rome. So not just olives sourced from a single country, but from a single region. Pretty precious stuff. The oil I sampled was from a second harvest of riper olives. Slurped by the spoonful, it had...
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From the Spring issue of Taste & Travel Magazine, a piece on navigating the Fez Medina.
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Murray Street, once considered the ByWard Market’s gastro-alley, has been dealt three big blows. (And one bright spot with the opening of Sur Lie.) The first bit of bad came when John Taylor’s Domus Café shut its doors in 2014. (Taylor then moved to his second restaurant, the wine bar Taylor’s Genuine in the Glebe, hunkering down there for three more delicious years until he and his wife Sylvia left for British Columbian adventures last month. The Taylor’s space is now occupied by the Italian restaurant Antipazzo. Stay tuned.) The terrific Murray Street Kitchen, run by chef Steve Mitton and front of house...
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