Tag Archives: Lansdowne

LeBreton: We Should Listen To The Senators

Imagine a frigid Ottawa winter without the hockey Senators. — The Canadian Tire Centre is not exactly ideally located, but it’s not as bad a spot as some would have you believe. Still if the Senators say they need a … Continue reading

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Charlie Farquharson Goes To Lansdowne

Charlie Farquharson, aka the late Don Harron, from the Hee Haw television program.  — The mighty Sheridan, commenter extraordinaire, brings us the late actor-writer Don Harron’s Charlie Farquharson who gives a bit of a travelogue on visiting the redeveloped Lansdowne for … Continue reading

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‘Severe’ Lansdowne Traffic Problem: City Report

This is a City of Ottawa report presented to the National Capital Commission this week. The report was sent to The Bulldog by the NCC. In it, the city says there were: “Severe operational and potential safety constraints of combined … Continue reading

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NCC CEO Wants LeBreton Developed Privately: Podcast

National Capital Commission CEO Mark Kristmanson dropped a blockbuster of an announcement at a speech to the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce Thursday morning. Kristmanson floated the trial balloon that the NCC would soon be making a major announcement on the … Continue reading

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Stand Up For The Glebe, Jim Watson

Is this what Mayor Jim Watson and the people behind Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group envisaged when they opened and re-opened the various amusements at the former Lansdowne Park? Were they blind to the fact that residents of the Glebe … Continue reading

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Get Over It On Lansdowne: Bulldog On CFRA

CFRA’s Rob Snow and The Bulldog’s Ken Gray debate what residents of the Glebe should expect on RedBlack football game days. To listen to a broadcast of the show, click on the podcast below:

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Keep Your Urine To Yourself

Ah yes. Football and beer. A classic match. Except that even the best bladders cannot not withstand the onslaught of much malted beverage without exceeding their bladder PSI … emphasize the pee. So homeowners in the Glebe neighbourhood near TD … Continue reading

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Welcome To O’Brien’s Second Term

Facebook friends take on Lansdowne and Mayor Jim Watson:

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Lansdowne: It’s Not Watson’s Project

Might there be an election coming? Mayor Jim Watson has been milking Lansdowne for votes for some time now. Updates on the stadium, this opening, that opening. Watson, never known for turning down a photo shoot, has been all over … Continue reading

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Lansdowne Traffic: Worth Repeating

The problem with taking the bus to Lansdowne is that those vehicles are caught in the same traffic that drivers try to avoid by taking public transit. — Now that part of Lansdowne Park is about to open, the words … Continue reading

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Give Us City Hall Leadership

Mayor Jim Watson’s term has been marked by many administrative errors. — Frequent Bulldog commenter and community activist Ron Benn serves up this very interesting comment on the breakdown in municipal administration: Mayor Jim Watson’s most notable achievement in the 3 … Continue reading

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Glebe Readies For Redblacks

This is a release from the Glebe BIA: Glebe merchants are prepared to greet thousands of fans heading their way on July 18 for the Redblacks home opener. The Glebe BIA is planning a big welcome as they animate the street with … Continue reading

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