No it’s not Kitchissippi Councillor Jeff Leiper on the hustings.
The residents of Highland Park and Westboro have won a victory using a unique strategy to keep light rail from their homes and save a park.
For those movie buffs who hoped someone, somewhere would move into the old theatre space at the World Exchange Plaza, well forget it. Klipfolio, a business dashboard maker, is […]
Second Cup is building a new coffee shop in the old west end … where you can’t throw a brick without hitting a coffee shop. Comedian Lewis Black addresses […]
Count on Ashcroft Homes to change plans for the former Westboro convent lands in mid-stream. And what a surprise. Ashcroft wants a 25-storey tower in a residential neighbourhood. Apparently you […]
So let the usual song-and-dance begin. A planned development at McRae Ave., Tweedsmuir Ave. and Scott St. in Westboro calls for a 19-storey high-rise. Just one problem but not much […]
“I’m sure many, like me, can’t think of a building completed in Ottawa of any size that merits the term ‘best’. On the other hand, most of what I have […]
So another disappointing night of mouse hunting. A check of the traps this morning revealed that the smart rodent tried a bit of mozzarella from trap 1, then that was […]
A person buys a house and discovers after the purchase that the land on which the house is located is contaminated. Who pays for the cleanup? It’s let the buyer […]
The Parliamentary district comes to Wellington Village in this new incarnation of a Mizrahi development. “Post-modernist architecture is like putting a funny hat on a dog.” Years ago at the […]
Sports has an adage that transfers to many other fields … such as business. Never change a winning game. The Westboro Business Improvement Area should heed that caution with Westfest.
Winston Square on Richmond Road in Westboro (at the end of dead-end Winston Street) has some unexpected tenants. The 1,600-square-foot concrete sort of park … about the size of a […]
What neighbourhoods have been under the scrutiny of Ottawa’s planning department most. This is no scientific tally but your agent would say probably Lansdowne (and the Glebe around it), Little Italy […]
Now in this post, your agent is using Westboro in the broadest sense … perhaps correctly meaning the old west end but much more recognizable as Westboro to people from […]