Ottawa’s Little Italy has long been known for its many independent restaurants, grocers, and bakeries, particularly along Preston Street in the heart of the neighbourhood. Both residents and tourists regularly make Little Italy their first choice when planning their events for the evening or weekend, whether those plans involve an intimate dinner for two or an afternoon […]
Ottawa’s Little Italy neighbourhood is one of the most vibrant in the city. Located just west of the downtown Ottawa core, Little Italy is quickly becoming a premier spot in the city for not only tourists to the area, but potential homeowners as well. With condos soaring to new heights, new events and attractions every […]
The Ottawa real estate market continues to see stability and growth as we move forward into 2014, according to the latest sales statistics from the Ottawa Real Estate Board. While the sales stats from April 2014 show a decrease of 3.9 percent in year-over-year sales, more properties changed hands in April than in March. Additionally, […]
It’s tulip season again in the Capital! The Canadian Tulip Festival kicks off May 9th in Ottawa and will continue until the 19th. Every year, local residents and visitors alike look forward to North America’s largest Tulip Festival, a tradition originating from the Dutch Royal Family’s gift of tulips for Canada’s role in spearheading the […]
As the nation’s capital, Ottawa’s well-known for its impressive heritage buildings and national landmarks, and highly anticipated annual events like Winterlude and the Tulip Festival never disappoint. Both residents and visitors alike have plenty to choose from when looking for new things to do across the city. But lately it seems that everyone’s been talking […]
Everyone’s been talking about Little Italy lately. This small Ottawa neighbourhood is set to have a major impact on the city in the coming years, with new condo projects, urban transit and light rail stations, and commercial developments all planned for the area. Little Italy has already seen a burst in activity over the past […]
September is a great month to find all sorts of fun things to do around Ottawa. Lots of festivals are coming up soon, many of which are probably close to your Ottawa home. Find out which events are taking place near your neighbourhood. Food and Fun In September Get ready for GrapeFest Ottawa, an all-day […]
Searching for outdoor parades, food workshops, wine tasting, or massive cultural celebrations? Look no further! Every year, Ottawa’s community of Little Italy plays host to a number of events and festivals designed to highlight both the traditional and modern aspects of its combined Italian/Canadian heritage.