Bonbons and bars on Bank – Alicja Confections

The Glebe has welcomed several new businesses recently. Learn more about the chocolate at Alicja Confections, the tasty treats at Yummy Meat Pies, the Stag Shop and the all-natural soaps at the Purple Urchin.

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The Great Fire of 1870, or how Dow’s Lake saved Ottawa

When the people of Ottawa reflect upon the great fire, the vast majority think of the 1900 fire that started in Hull and tore through Lebreton Flats down to Dow’s Lake. However, many people do not realize that an earlier, much larger fire, the Ottawa Valley’s Great Fire of 1870, came upon Ottawa’s doorstep, threatening much the same area.

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Capital Ward election heats up

Unlike last time, the municipal election in October will be hotly contested in Capital Ward. Even though nomination papers can’t be filed until May 1, six candidates have declared themselves.

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Great Glebe Garage Sale just around the corner – don’t throw out your stuff!

One of the highlights of the year for many in Ottawa, this year’s Great Glebe Garage Sale (GGGS) is planned for Saturday, May 26, from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m., rain or shine.

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Summer tours offer locals a chance to visit their own neighbourhood

C’est Bon’s year-round tour takes food lovers on a cruise through the Glebe’s food scene from the Ottawa Farmers’ Market at Lansdowne and all along Bank Street.

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Our very own yellow La Machine?

The Combined Sewage Storage Tunnel (CSST), one leg of which will run from Chamberlain Avenue north along Kent Street, is on track to be completed by 2020.

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Dr. Aubrey Goldstein, 1953 to 1998 to 2017

Most people don’t get a second chance at life. My husband did. He was very lucky, or very unlucky. It all depends on your perspective.

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A playful party for young and old!

There’s a special shindig happening every month in the Glebe! The Residents at Chartwell Lord Lansdowne welcome a fun bunch of children and teachers who walk over from the Glebe Parents’ Day Care on Fifth Avenue by the Ritz. It’s an old fashioned family cèilidh with two tons of singing, laughing and dancing!

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Tick-borne Lyme disease and your pet

Tick populations have been on the rise across Canada for several years now, and like it or not, these buggers are here to stay. With this rise comes an increased risk of tick-borne illness like Lyme disease that has received so much attention in the media for the serious health effects it can have in people. But what about our pets?

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