Staple of ByWard Market Music Scene is Closing its Doors

Mercury Lounge, a long standing music venue in Ottawa’s downtown core, is closing up shop after providing entertainment for more than 20 years. Owner John Criswick announced the closure on his personal Facebook page. The Mercury Lounge ran as a not-for-profit and they, just like many other businesses, were never able to recover from the […]

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The Merry Dairy Wholesale Operations Stopped, But You Can Still Get Your Favourite Scoop

Local Ice Cream parlor Merry Dairy was told to shutdown their wholesale side of the business as they are not a dairy plant. The owners explained the situation in a Twitter thread last week. Unfortunately, you will no longer find their ice cream in other local stores but, you can still head on over to […]

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Massive Storm Hits Ottawa – What You Need To Know

Emergency and Utility Crews continue to clean up and make repairs from the big storm. The City of Ottawa has transitioned emergency reception centres into community support centres: CARDELREC Recreation Complex Goulbourn, at 1500 Shea Road Hunt Club Riverside Park Community Centre, 3320 Paul Anka Drive The François Dupuis Recreation Centre, 2263 Portobello Blvd The […]

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