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Wellington West - Home of Local Music!
Wellington West - Home of Local Music!
  • Tuesday November 21st, 2017

The Record Centre is Ottawa's place to be for the "heard before the herd" music crowd. This Saturday they are teaming up with the Ottawa Music Industry Coalition to launch a...

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Pay-it-Forward, In from the Cold, Community Holiday Giving, Keep Ottawa Warm 2K17 & Gift Swap for Parkdale Food Centre!
Pay-it-Forward, In from the Cold, Community Holiday Giving, Keep Ottawa Warm 2K17 & Gift Swap for Parkdale Food Centre!
  • Tuesday November 21st, 2017

The shops of Wellington West are wearing their hearts on their sleeves this holiday season.  From fashion to fabric, suds to savasana - giving has never been this easy - or...

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Capital Game Hub calls Wellington West home!
Capital Game Hub calls Wellington West home!
  • Tuesday November 21st, 2017

A video game developer syndicate just opened up shop in Wellington West, and we can't wait to tell you all about it! Capital Game Hub, home to five independent gaming...

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Briana Kim of Cafe My House, Shines in Gold Plates Competition!
Briana Kim of Cafe My House, Shines in Gold Plates Competition!
  • Tuesday November 14th, 2017

First time’s a charm for Wellington West’s Briana Kim of Cafe My House, winner of the 2017 Gold Medal Plates competition!  But competing for the first time in the...

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Welcome to the Neighbourhood - Ember Hair Retreat!
Welcome to the Neighbourhood - Ember Hair Retreat!
  • Tuesday November 14th, 2017

Welcome to the neighbourhood Ember Hair Retreat!  Located in heart of Hintonburg at 1106 Somerset St. West, this hair salon will leave you looking great! Visit their...

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Trot down to Wellington West for Turkey, Pumpkins and More!
Trot down to Wellington West for Turkey, Pumpkins and More!
  • Monday October 2nd, 2017

It's Thanksgiving! The beginning of turkey season really snuck up on us this year - it falls quite early in the month this year, and the hot hot weather of September has left...

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Let Brew Donkey be your chauffeur for Tastes of Wellington West!
Let Brew Donkey be your chauffeur for Tastes of Wellington West!
  • Friday September 15th, 2017

Tastes of Wellington West will be hitting the streets again this Saturday with many great events for all ages! One of the best is the Brewery Market taking place in...

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Window Scrabble Cards!
Window Scrabble Cards!
  • Friday September 8th, 2017

It's Window Scrabble time Ottawa!  So sharpen those pencils and head down to Wellington West for tons of great, brain teasing fun! Window Scrabble is back and more popular...

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Tastes of Wellington West Welcomes CSArt!
Tastes of Wellington West Welcomes CSArt!
  • Sunday September 3rd, 2017

It’s a game changing idea – and it’s here in Wellington West for our annual street party! Tastes of Wellington West is proud to present a curated collection of one of a...

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It's that time of year again! Get ready for a new school year in Wellington West!
It's that time of year again! Get ready for a new school year in Wellington West!
  • Thursday August 10th, 2017

Can you believe it? It's almost that time again - time to start thinking about pencils and books, reading writing and arithmetic. It's time for Back to School - and here in...

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Yum Yum Yum! Get these on your BBQ today with all the fixin’s from Wellington West!
Yum Yum Yum! Get these on your BBQ today with all the fixin’s from Wellington West!
  • Thursday August 3rd, 2017

It’s summertime and the weather is hot! Time to get to the backyard for some grilling on the BBQ and local cooking legend Paula Roy has provided us with some great recipes...

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Peddle your way to an Ottawa Adventure!
Peddle your way to an Ottawa Adventure!
  • Tuesday August 1st, 2017

Ottawa is a beautiful city with an abundance of cycling trails, designated routes, bike lanes and more for you to explore! With so much natural wonder in the nation's...

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Taste, Create, Experience, Celebrate!
Taste, Create, Experience, Celebrate!
  • Tuesday July 25th, 2017

You have no excuses to be bored Ottawa! Summertime is the best time to get out and experience all that the city has to offer. And one of the best places to do that is...

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Parkdale Pops! Music, movies and so much more!
Parkdale Pops! Music, movies and so much more!
  • Wednesday July 12th, 2017

Wellington West is home to a number of urban parks - little green oasis that give you a break from the hustle and bustle and let you sit back and relax among friends, or just...

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Welcome these new businesses to the neighbourhood!
Welcome these new businesses to the neighbourhood!
  • Thursday July 6th, 2017

It's been a busy few months here in Wellington West - lots of new businesses have chosen to make the O-Train to Island Park corridor their home!  Take a look at these great...

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Summer in the City - With Kids!
Summer in the City - With Kids!
  • Tuesday July 4th, 2017

Summer's here once again and cheers of "School's out" have tunred to jeers of "what are we going to do today?"  Never fear Wellington West parents - we've got some great...

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Canada 150 - Craft Beer, Crepes & Chocolate and a party at the Carleton Tavern!
Canada 150 - Craft Beer, Crepes & Chocolate and a party at the Carleton Tavern!
  • Wednesday June 28th, 2017

Canada Day is just around the corner and Wellington West is going to bring it like it’s 1867! Lots of local businesses are still open on Canada Day so never fear, there...

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Get on the Bus!
Get on the Bus!
  • Thursday June 22nd, 2017

It’s no longer Wellington West’s best-kept secret.  The word is out about Brew Donkey’s outstanding brewery tours, and with their new show-stopping bus, it’s little...

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Buy Canadian Weekend!
Buy Canadian Weekend!
  • Wednesday June 14th, 2017

Canada's 150th birthday party is just around the corner and you've got nothing to wear!  Well, look no further Ottawa, Wellington West has just what the doctor ordered -...

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Wordsmiths take to Parkdale Park!
Wordsmiths take to Parkdale Park!
  • Thursday June 1st, 2017

It’s on once again! Some of the region’s most celebrated authors will take to Parkdale Park to celebrate all things literary at Prose in the Park! This is the third...

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Westfest Rocks Laroche Park!
Westfest Rocks Laroche Park!
  • Tuesday May 30th, 2017

Heading into its second great year – Westfest is back in Wellington West’s neighbouring burgh of Mechanicsville, and better than ever! This year’s fest is jam-packed...

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Bayview Yards! Building Innovation!
Bayview Yards! Building Innovation!
  • Wednesday May 17th, 2017

You probably noticed the construction activity going on around the old Bayview Yards - if not something for LRT, what, exactly, is going on there? Many local residents have...

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Mother’s Day in Wellington West
Mother’s Day in Wellington West
  • Tuesday May 9th, 2017

This Sunday Wellington West is the place to be to celebrate mothers everywhere! From fabulous fashion to tempting treats, spa days to beautiful bouquets - there’s something...

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The Marble Hydrants - Seven Years On
The Marble Hydrants - Seven Years On
  • Monday May 1st, 2017

You’ve seen them, interacted with them and grabbed a photo or two.  Those marble hydrants, dotting the landscape of Wellington West from Somerset Square to Island Park....

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THE HAPPENING - MAY 3-6, 2017
THE HAPPENING - MAY 3-6, 2017
  • Tuesday April 4th, 2017

THE HAPPENING IS THE PLACE TO BE IN OTTAWA, MAY 3-6, 2017!  We took the best parts of Hintonburg Happening over the last 3 years and created a fresh festival that still...

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Wellington West Vinyl Faces!
Wellington West Vinyl Faces!
  • Tuesday March 21st, 2017

The Juno Awards is a great celebration of Canadian music - and in 2017 the party is in Ottawa! To help support the City of Ottawa Juno Week festivities the Wellington West...

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March In, Dine Out in Wellington West!
March In, Dine Out in Wellington West!
  • Wednesday March 1st, 2017

Got a hankering for something satisfying, nourishing and maybe a little out of the ordinary? Satiate your cravings at one of the over 100 fabulous restaurants, eateries and...

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