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A Month in Review: August 2013

A Month in Review: August 2013


By Ottawa Rickshaws

Another great summer is unofficially done.  With all the awesome summer festivals and events, fun stories we’ve covered over the summer, and important local issues we’ve discussed, we’ve had no shortage of topics to cover on this blog over the past few months.  Here are our five favourite articles from the past month.  There’s definitely a noticeable beer and Byward Market theme – I guess you know what’s on our minds in the summer!


Why Does Ottawa Not Shop for Groceries in the Byward Market Anymore?

By Brian Clarke

We perform a little thought experiment to challenge the idea that is impossible to get one’s daily grocery needs from the Byward Market in today’s Ottawa.

A Review of Star Wars Identities at the Aviation and Space Museum

By Adam Slight

We give a nerd’s perspective of the Star Wars Identities exhibit that was held all summer at the Aviation and Space Museum.

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An Interview with Beau’s All Natural Brewing Co. Founder Steve Beauchesne

Interview conducted by Adam Slight

We talk to Beau’s All Natural Brewing Co. founder Steve Beauchesne about a Beau’s newest project, the B-Side Label.

4 Secret Beer Brews to Expect at National Capital Craft Beer Week

By Adam Slight

With the National Capital Craft Beer Week held every August, we looked for some new, exciting and ‘secret’ brews to try from local microbreweries.

My Vision of the Byward Market is…

By Brian Clarke

My ideal vision of the future Byward Market is a series of pedestrian-only roads.  What is yours?