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City launches Bank Street Height & Character Study

The city has launched a long-awaited study of development on Bank Street. Back in 2015, the Glebe Community Association (GCA) was told by city planning staff that Bank Street had little development potential and that the city would not take on any sort of localized planning study.

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One Renfrew is a memory now

If you are walking through Central Park this spring, you may notice something is missing. The one-of-akind English Tudor-style ivy-covered cottage at 1 Renfrew Avenue, east of Lyon, has been demolished.

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Discounts in the Glebe

Everyone loves a bargain. The nice thing about being a student or a senior is that many businesses offer discounts to these two groups. This article provides a quick overview of what discounts are available in the Glebe.

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John Howard Society meets with Glebe Annex community

On Thursday, March 7, representatives from the John Howard Society (JHS), the City of Ottawa’s Affordable Housing Branch, and Councillor Shawn Menard met with approximately 70 residents of the Glebe Annex and neighbouring communities.

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Treasure hunting at the Mutchmor Book Sale

The Mutchmor Book Sale – formerly the First Avenue Book Sale – returns for a 36th edition this year. It’s an enormous pop-up second-hand bookshop full of the most amazing treasures, from the latest bestselling fiction and non-fiction to long-lost childhood favourites.

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Mutchmor students use science to win Snowphy Trophy

Kai and Tay Reeves had no idea that Science Week at school would help them win this year’s Snowphy Trophy Challenge in the Glebe. The two Mutchmor students spent a week at school learning about levers, pulleys and simple machinery, and later used what they learned to build the neighbourhood’s top snowman, or in this case, snowwoman.

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Welcome to new Glebe barber Issa!

As of January 2018, the Glebe has welcomed a new entrepreneur, Issa Mousa at the Glebes Barber Shop at 738A Bank Street, above Home Hardware and beside the Avalon Theatre. Issa Mousa bought the business from

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BOTTLED WATER: IT’S GOT TO GO!

Stop consuming water in plastic water bottles for your health, your children’s health and that of our beautiful blue planet. Instead, consider purchasing a stainless steel water bottle right here in the Glebe at Readi Set Go or Home Hardware.

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