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Fine art printmaking in a Zoom World: Shoebox Studio on surviving back-to-back slowdowns

Fine art printmaking in a Zoom World: Shoebox Studio on surviving back-to-back slowdowns

First it was Elgin Street construction, then COVID-19 — but through it all, Shoebox Studio has managed to build a fine art printmaking hub and build a killer reputation among artists.
'Life comes from compost:' Ottawa's The Box of Life bringing worm composting to home gardens

'Life comes from compost:' Ottawa's The Box of Life bringing worm composting to home gardens

For urban farmers and quarantine gardeners alike, worm compositing could be the next big step in sustainability, says Akil Mesiwala.
How Ottawa's Lumberjaxe is surviving the pandemic, axe in hand

How Ottawa's Lumberjaxe is surviving the pandemic, axe in hand

In a world without corporate parties and large birthdays, Lumberjaxe took axe-throwing into the backyards of committed throwers, and out to their own parking lot.
'Somebody needs to do this': Berlin doner wants to shake you out of your shawarm-addiction

'Somebody needs to do this': Berlin doner wants to shake you out of your shawarm-addiction

Midweek Mugging: Two things that make Ottawa famous are shawarma and Shopify — and Wolf Down has a little bit of both in its DNA.
Do it for the Grain wants to show you Ottawa’s ‘low-key very artsy' and monochrome side

Do it for the Grain wants to show you Ottawa’s ‘low-key very artsy' and monochrome side

Midweek Mugging: How one Ottawa photographer launched a hub for DIY film photography in the capital region.
Ottawa Glassblowing Cooperative keeping traditional craft alive in capital region

Ottawa Glassblowing Cooperative keeping traditional craft alive in capital region

Midweek Mugging: Last year, Ottawa was in danger of losing a popular glassblowing studio. Then members stepped up to form a co-op.
Spark Beer bringing something new to Ottawa’s craft scene

Spark Beer bringing something new to Ottawa’s craft scene

Midweek Mugging: The brewery hopes to become Chinatown’s go-to beer spot.
Midweek Mugging: Tunka’s Fashion brings a shot of colourful fashion to downtown

Midweek Mugging: Tunka’s Fashion brings a shot of colourful fashion to downtown

Princess Tunkara shows off her eye for design and fashion with a brand new Bank Street boutique.
Ottawa health technology startup growing fast in residential care homes

Ottawa health technology startup growing fast in residential care homes

Midweek Mugging: After changing course to recreation programs 18 months ago, Ottawa-based Welbi has seen massive growth
Ottawa-based company changing the face of manufacturing worldwide

Ottawa-based company changing the face of manufacturing worldwide

Midweek Mugging: Kanata-based Equispheres has drawn attention from around the world with its 3D printing technology.
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