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Midweek Mugging

Mickle Macks Haberdashery looking to fill Ottawa's specialty hat void

Mickle Macks Haberdashery looking to fill Ottawa's specialty hat void

Midweek Mugging: Owner Gina Csiffary said Ottawa hat wearers were being let down by department stores and online shopping, but her store has a hat for every person and occasion.
The Momo Spot brings a taste of Nepal to Ottawa farmers' market

The Momo Spot brings a taste of Nepal to Ottawa farmers' market

Midweek Mugging: Momos are a type of steamed dumpling filled with either chicken, pork or vegetables and are a popular street food in Nepal, said co-founder Rahul Bura.
Ottawa Insectarium brings bugs to Sparks Street

Ottawa Insectarium brings bugs to Sparks Street

Midweek Mugging: Ottawa Insectarium owner Felisc McIvor hopes the tarantulas, scorpions and geckos he has on display will help people connect with the animals and see how valuable they are to the environment.
Re4m transforming Ottawa's unwanted scraps into something new

Re4m transforming Ottawa's unwanted scraps into something new

Midweek Mugging: Re4m owner Heather Jeffery said her goal is to reduce the amount of material going to landfills by creating something useful and unique from it.
Blue Shoes Honey growing Ottawa's beekeeping community

Blue Shoes Honey growing Ottawa's beekeeping community

Midweek Mugging: Blue Shoes Honey Owner Brian Lacey keeps around 150 bee colonies and each colony can be home to thousands of bees. He also offers classes on beekeeping for beginners.
Ottawa's N.U.T.S challenging both body and mind

Ottawa's N.U.T.S challenging both body and mind

Midweek Mugging: Owner Hi Nguyen thinks the best learning can be done while active, not necessarily while sitting in a classroom.
Nu Grocery celebrates one year of zero waste living in Ottawa

Nu Grocery celebrates one year of zero waste living in Ottawa

Midweek Mugging: Co-founder Sia Veeramani said the store makes it easier for people to live a zero waste life, but said sending nothing to landfills is something she’s always working towards.
Colony VR bringing accessible virtual reality to Ottawa

Colony VR bringing accessible virtual reality to Ottawa

This week's Midweek Mugging features Colony VR. “If you can go out to the movies you can come play in virtual reality for an hour," said co-owner Rebecca Johnston. “People who like to go bowling, well come do VR bowling.”
<b>Midweek Mugging:</b> Little Victories Coffee Roasters aiming to elevate Ottawa’s coffee scene

Midweek Mugging: Little Victories Coffee Roasters aiming to elevate Ottawa’s coffee scene

“Ottawa I think has a tendency to be safe and follow behind [cities like Toronto and Vancouver]… Let’s be the capital, let’s try to make coffee better,” said Co-founder Jeremie Thompson.
<b> Midweek Mugging: </b> Brew Canoe launching craft beer delivery in Ottawa

Midweek Mugging: Brew Canoe launching craft beer delivery in Ottawa

The new business will send out its first curated box of local brews on August 1.
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