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New Art Festival in Central Park in the Glebe, June 8-9, 2019

Photos by Gabrielle Dallaporta

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Shaping the future of Bank Street

The Bank Street Height & Character Study, which the City of Ottawa kicked off with an open house in February, intends “to ensure that clear policy and zoning frameworks are in place to manage growth and redevelopment on Bank Street.

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This year’s Great Glebe Garage Sale a big success!

A huge thank you to the many Glebe residents and Bank Street merchants who held sales, and to the artisans, musicians, vendors, charities and community organizations that make the Great Glebe Garage Sale such a great part of living in our neighbourhood.

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Hope for return of Mutchmor rink!

I arrived at Mutchmor Public School on May 15 not knowing how many chairs to put out. As the Health, Housing and Social Services chair with the Glebe Community Association, I was helping host a meeting to try to get clarity about whether or not there was any chance the Glebe would get a boarded rink back, furthermore a rink at Mutchmor School.

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LGBTQ2S+ history mural at Glebe Collegiate

“We created this mural to bring awareness to the struggles the LGBTQ2S+community has faced throughout history. These events are as important as any historical event and deserve to be well known.” –Glebe Collegiate students

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Canadensis to unveil new Sun Shelter

The Canadensis Botanical Garden Society (CBGS) invites you to the unveiling of our newly completed, volunteer-built architectural structure Abri-Soleil Canadensis Sun Shelter on Thursday, June 20 at the Central Experimental Farm.

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Our Blanding’s turtle – guest or resident?

We are very lucky. “Our” Blanding’s turtle has been sighted three times in and around Brown’s Inlet ponds, once in July 2016 laying eggs along the path between Wilton and Ralph, once late this spring in the lower National Capital Commission pond and again in mid-May in the upper city-maintained pond.

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The Sunset Singers

The Sunset Singers are a dynamic and energetic group of older people who see the world as a meaningful place, a place they want to affirm and praise through song.

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529 Garage aims to deter bike theft

A new program to deter bicycle thieves has been launched in Ottawa in the form of a new app (application) that allows you to register the serial number and a description of your bike. It’s called 529 Garage.

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Canadian Eats returns to the Glebe from June 21 to Canada Day

Canadian Eats, the Glebe’s signature food promotion, invites local chefs to put Canada on a plate for 10 days leading up to Canada Day.

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Asparagus –at the command of an emperor

The citizens of ancient Rome were famed for their love of gastronomy and asparagus, that most elegant member of the vegetable kingdom, reigned at its pinnacle.

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How to toss a luscious green salad

In recent years, green salads have come a long way from the classic but unexciting lettuce-tomato-cucumber smothered in commercial bottled dressing. But what makes a mixed green salad so luscious that it surprises diners at the first forkful?

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Summer Readings

Frank Johnson has a review of David Chernuishenko’s new climate change novel, Burning Souls, and the Sunnyside branch of the Ottawa Public Library has recommendations for exploring the natural world through reading this summer.

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