FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOODS SERIES: WESTBORO

By: POSTED ON MARCH 8, 2017 BY MICHAEL LEWICKI

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOODS SERIES: WESTBORO

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Former Westboro Town Hall. Image Credit: “Westboro Ottawa” by P199. Westboro is a community that is located approximately 5 kilometres west of downtown Ottawa. Generally speaking, it is bordered by Island Park Drive to the East, Golden Avenue to the West, Carling Avenue to the South and the Ottawa River to the North.   Often the areas of Wellington West and Hintonburg are mistak...Read More

RENOSGROUP – GIVING YOUR BATHROOM THE RENO IT DESERVES

By: Terra Firma I RE

RENOSGROUP – GIVING YOUR BATHROOM THE RENO IT DESERVES

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  Planning a bathroom reno? Aside from the kitchen, the bathrooms are the second most valued room in the home. It’s what buyers look at when sizing up a property. Even if you’re not planning to sell any time soon, a bathroom reno will help modernize your entire home and benefit you and your family for years. If you’re wondering how to give your bathroom the reno it deserves...Read More

RENOSGROUP – OUR GUIDE TO SPRING CLEANING

By: Terra Firma I RE

RENOSGROUP – OUR GUIDE TO SPRING CLEANING

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Spring cleaning isn’t just an annual ritual for sprucing up your home – it’s also a necessity for maintaining it, especially after the long and intense winter months. Enduring all of that messy, wet winter weather can wreak havoc on our exterior surfaces, and being cooped up with the heat blaring for months means there’s likely plenty of dusty crevices inside to address. To...Read More

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOODS SERIES: HINTONBURG

By: POSTED ON MARCH 8, 2017 BY MICHAEL LEWICKI

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOODS SERIES: HINTONBURG

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A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a blog all about the Ottawa community of Westboro, where I mentioned that there is often confusion between the neighbourhoods of Westboro, Wellington Village, and Hintonburg.  This week’s blog will focus on the Hintonburg neighbourhood – a creative, hip community located just east of Wellington Village and Westboro and only a few minutes from downt...Read More

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOODS SERIES: WELLINGTON VILLAGE

By: POSTED ON MARCH 8, 2017 BY MICHAEL LEWICKI

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOODS SERIES: WELLINGTON VILLAGE

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  Over the past several months, my Featured Ottawa Neighbourhood Series has focused on a specific area on the south bank of the Ottawa River running along Richmond Road and Wellington Street West.  Wellington Village is bordered to the west by Island Park Drive, to the East by Holland Avenue, and to the North by the Queensway. There is often confusion between the neighbourhoods of West...Read More

By: POSTED ON MARCH 8, 2017 BY MICHAEL LEWICKI

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOODS SERIES: MANOTICK VILLAGE

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The name Manotick is derived from the Ojibway word meaning “Island in the River”. The Ottawa community of Manotick Village is located along the Rideau River, about 30 minutes from Ottawa’s downtown core.   Although further from the city’s center then other neighbourhoods I have previously featured on this blog, Manotick is very close to the rapidly growing communities ...Read More

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOODS SERIES: BRITANNIA VILLAGE

By: POSTED ON MARCH 8, 2017 BY MICHAEL LEWICKI

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOODS SERIES: BRITANNIA VILLAGE

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One of Ottawa’s best-kept secrets, Britannia Village offers a cottage like environment just minutes from the hustle and bustle of downtown. This community is located along the bank of the Ottawa River. According to the Britannia Village Association, Britannia Village is the area bounded by Mud Lake Conservation Area, the Ottawa River, and the National Capital Commission bicycle path. The a...Read More

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOOD SERIES: THE GLEBE

By: POSTED ON MARCH 10, 2017 BY MICHAEL LEWICKI

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOOD SERIES: THE GLEBE

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Photo from: Ottawa Citizen The Glebe has truly become one of the hottest neighbourhoods in Ottawa.  In fact, chances are if you weren’t running in The Ottawa Race Weekend last Saturday, then you were likely poking through items at the Great Glebe Garage Sale. The Glebe is an urban neighbourhood directly south of downtown.  The community is bound along the East and South by the Ri...Read More

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOOD SERIES: MECHANICSVILLE

By: TPOSTED ON MARCH 14, 2017 BY MICHAEL LEWICKI

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOOD SERIES: MECHANICSVILLE

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Photo from: Ottawa Innovation Centre – Ottawa.ca If you have ever been on the transit way between the Ottawa Parkway and downtown, you’ve passed by Mechanicsville and probably didn’t even know it.  In fact, you may have even thought that you were in the community of Hintonburg, which is actually directly south of Mechanicsville. Mechanicsville is located along Scott Street...Read More

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOOD SERIES: OLD OTTAWA SOUTH

By: POSTED ON MARCH 14, 2017 BY MICHAEL LEWICKI

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOOD SERIES: OLD OTTAWA SOUTH

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Photo from: OSCA.ca Old Ottawa South is bounded by the Rideau Canal to the north, the Rideau River to the south, Bronson Avenue to the west, and Avenue Road to the east. For those already familiar with Ottawa’s various communities, this neighbourhood can be found just south of the Glebe. Like the Glebe, the historic neighbourhood of Rideauville (Old Ottawa South) can be traced back to th...Read More