Shopping at Nordstrom Ottawa

Nordstrom, Ottawa, Nordstrom Ottawa, Rideau Centre, Shopping

Over the weekend, my husband and I took a trip to Ottawa, his hometown.  It’s funny, when people think of Ottawa, they think boring and dowdy.  It is a government town, the capital of Canada, after all.  On one of… Continue Reading

A Meal at Ottawa’s Mezzanotte

Fine dining in Ottawa isn’t hard to find, but that is really more of a problem than it might sound. Ottawa’s Byward Market is full of locations that will provide you with a satisfactory experience, however, if you’re anything like… Continue Reading

Holt Renfrew Ottawa and Quebec City Closing

…and honestly, I’m not surprised.  At least not with the Ottawa closing (I have never been to the Quebec City store and am unfamiliar with the city, so I can’t really comment on population and demographics).  I have only been… Continue Reading

The Eats and Fashion Treats of Westboro

Ottawa has always been a tourist destination being the nation’s capital. These days, the reason why people are flocking to Ottawa is a little different. Travellers from Toronto, Kingston, Montreal and more are looking to enjoy that mix of city… Continue Reading

Ottawa’s Byward Market: East Meets Mexico at Sidedoor

Ever had bok choy and tacos all in the same meal?  Save for perhaps sharing meals at a mall food court, I would think not.  Enter Sidedoor Contemporary Kitchen and Bar, located in Ottawa’s trendy Byward Market is a Pan… Continue Reading

Ottawa Fashion Week S/S 2013

Ottawa Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2013 shows flew by during the show dates of October 12th-14th. The venue this season was the quaint and comfortable environment of Sala San Marco on Preston St. The three days of shows offered designers locally… Continue Reading

Canadian Designer Profiles: Ottawa’s Demü

Anybody who knows me, knows I’m a total nerd for comic books and for that ‘one of a kind’ shirt! Now, imagine my amazement to find an Ottawa based clothing company that appeals to both of those needs? (yes I… Continue Reading

Nordstrom’s Canadian Arrival is in 2014…

…but will land in Calgary first.  The first Toronto store, at least according to Thursday’s announcement, won’t open until 2016.  The Toronto location will open at Sherway Gardens.  I’m a little disappointed to hear that the wait is going to… Continue Reading