Collected by Brian Melrose
400 King Edward Ave, Ottawa, ON K1N 7M7, Canada
In operation since 1913, the Ottawa Little Theatre is the oldest ongoing community theater in North America. With a wide variety of productions—the 2015-2016 season has plays from Ken Kesey, Noel Coward, Yasmina Reza, and more—that cover many...
167 Laurier Ave E, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N8, Canada
Taking their cue from artist and philosopher Sri Chinmoy, the owners of this vegetarian and vegan restaurant live by these words: "Make healthy choices, perfection will be yours." A glance at their menu reveals nutritious fare, hearty and light,...
310 St Patrick St, Ottawa, ON K1N 5K4, Canada
From experimental, electronic music (Electric Fields), to performance art (Annie Sprinkle's White Wedding to the Snow), to the Ottawa Chamber Music Festival, this deconsecrated Catholic church—now St. Brigid's Centre for the Arts—plays host to a...
104 Guigues Ave, Ottawa, ON K1N 5H7, Canada
Owners Regine and Katie have been instrumental in developing this end of Dalhousie Street with the establishment of Victoire. Dalhousie continues out of the Northeast corner of the Market and has a range of independent coffee shops, salons,...
307 Dalhousie St, Ottawa, ON K1N 7E8, Canada
Cafe Ahora is one of Ottawa's institutions. Cacophonous, bright, and colourful, it's a great place to eat dinner before heading out with friends to one of the Market's many bars. Ahora features hearty, delicious, bountiful food with friendly...
366 Dalhousie St, Ottawa, ON K1N 5W2, Canada
Located in the Byward Market, this restaurant and gastropub features an exceptional beer menu containing local and Ontario craft brews, beer flights, a rotating cask line of over 15 varieties that changes every Thursday, and a bottle list from...
33 Nicholas St, Ottawa, ON K1N 9M7, Canada
Just opened! Ceylonta, Ottawa's popular choice for South Indian cuisine, has opened a satellite location away from its Bank/Somerset location and it's West End location in Little India. Pictured here is its delicious curried green beans, spicy...
2 Daly Ave #240, Ottawa, ON K1N 6E2, Canada
So many festivals take place in Ottawa that they merit their own network: The Ottawa Festival's Network. Bluesfest draws a lot of big names, Ottawa Writer's Fest introduces you to a range of intellectuals with interesting stories to tell, and the...
50 Mackenzie King Bridge, Ottawa, ON K1N 0C5, Canada
The Ottawa Art Gallery highlights contemporary art in the region, and has a growing permanent collection celebrating the area's art history. It's also home to the Firestone Collection of Canadian Art—a collection that includes some 1,600 works of...
2 Daly Ave, Ottawa, ON K1N 7B9, Canada
Nestled in behind the Rideau Centre and two towering hotels, Arts Court is home to over 20 different arts organizations. The building has a theatre, two galleries, a dance studio, a video and a film cooperative, as well as numerous other opera,...
67 Nicholas St, Ottawa, ON K1N 7B9, Canada
A recent installation for the Creative Cities Summit. Galerie SAW Gallery is housed in a former courthouse next to the Ottawa Jail Hostel. The gallery programs high-quality contemporary Canadian and international group exhibitions, installations,...
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