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Student’s guide to the Glebe

Moving away from home, being on your own and fending for yourself is hard enough, but doing all that in the country’s capital can be a tad overwhelming. We got a fourth-year Carleton student to compile a guide to your next-door neighbourhood: the Glebe. We know it’s hard being a student, so let us make it easy for you.

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Glebe Little League summer season 2018

This summer’s competitive baseball season wrapped up at the end of August after two months of excellent baseball fun and competition.

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Food in the Glebe

A luscious apricot cake, scrumptious pumpkin pecan scones in tune with the season, and lovely edible flowers to add an elegant touch to the food we eat.

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Books for the season

A selection of books, some for children, for your reading pleasure – from falling leaves to gay vocab to murder most foul and real-life Ottawa spies.

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Glebe House Tour returns!

This fall, take a self-guided stroll through a historic Ottawa neighbourhood and explore the interiors of five private homes. It all happens on Sunday, September 16 from 1 to 4 p.m.

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291 Carling Avenue – watch this space!

Canada Lands Company (CLC) and the Algonquins of Ontario (AOO) held a series of public open house drop-in sessions in July showcasing three preliminary development concepts for the site at 291 Carling Avenue. The property consists of a parcel of approximately 3.4 acres of vacant land on Carling Avenue bordered by Bell Street South to the east and Lebreton Street South to the west.

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Reducing our plastic footprint – 
a Glebe call to action

Single-use plastics are everywhere; they exist because it is relatively cheap and easy to make products from plastics and consumers have become used to quick and convenient packaging. But they are becoming a mountain of waste on the planet and negatively impacting the environment from their manufacture to disposal.

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The Reps

Ronaldo Sayah, the very upbeat owner of The Reps, welcomed me to his second-floor office (not wheelchair accessible) at 901 Bank Street whose décor would fit in trendy burgs around the world. The theme is grey and white, with lots of it.

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Indian-inspired pizza – who can resist?

Four friends began a new venture in Old Ottawa South: the Roost & Grills restaurant that quietly opened to the public in December. Owners Krishnakumar, Hundlani, Rappai and Kumar developed and perfected their menu in anticipation of a summertime grand opening, when they throw wide the doors and invite neighbours and family to sample the delicacies they have designed.

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