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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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