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Settlement agreement for Beer Store/Mr. Muffler site

The Glebe Community Association and Canderel, the developer originally proposing construction of an eight-storey retirement residence on the site of the Beer Store and Mister Muffler on Bank Street, as well as a group of affected Monk Street residents, have reached a compromise agreement.

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Fifth Avenue Grocery sold!

On November 7, Elias and Jeannette Monsour locked the doors of their Glebe home and adjacent store, the Fifth Avenue Grocery on the corner of Fifth and Gordon, for the last time and turned over their keys to a new owner.

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Glebe Spree 2017: features weekly cash prizes, Christmas Chaos weekend

The Glebe Spree, your chance to win $10,000 to spend in the Glebe, is back again this year, but with a few new twists, giving you even more chances to win.

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Melli is all about natural

I dropped in on Casandra and Ovidiu Haprian to discuss Melli, their organic cosmetics store at Lansdowne. I was greeted by an enthusiastic pair of entrepreneurs committed to a mix of quality offerings and satisfied clientele.

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Poetry Quarter

The theme of this month’s Poetry Quarter is family in all its facets, whether personal or writ large. Poems selected by curator JC Sulzenko.

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Tennis star Françoise Abanda visits Mutchmor

Françoise Abanda visited Mutchmor Public School on October 4 to inspire young athletes to set and achieve their goals – and lob a few tennis balls.

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Opportunity knocks (next door) for The Dailey Method

When Sarah Thompson and Jamie Rigby moved back to Ottawa from Vancouver a few years ago, they had no plans to open a cycle studio. The couple, both teachers who were returning after several years away, had fallen for The Dailey Method’s barre workouts and wanted to bring the concept to the Ottawa community.

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Give backyard wildlife a chance

Is your backyard an ecological haven for wildlife and insects? Or is it, from the perspective of the wild creatures and of ecologists, an urban wasteland?

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Old Ottawa South needs your support

The Southminster Church across from the Sunnyside library is selling land to Windmill Development Group. The developer proposes to build four townhouses and a 19-plus-metre-high, six-storey condominium. The condominium will be higher than the church and higher than any building currently allowed in our neighbourhood.

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Wild rice from harvest to table

Author Marisa Romano visited Curve Lake First Nations for a lesson in harvesting wild rice by canoe and getting it ready for the table.

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Remembering

November is the month set aside for remembering those who suffered in war. St. Matthew’s War Memorial Project: the story of Glenholm Wilson. The Spitfirle Luck of Skeets Ogilvie. When the youth of Adeliade Street went off to war

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