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163 – The Gladstone Theatre as seen on Gladstone

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Dec 18 2012
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Say hello to The Gladstone Theatre a small theatre which used to be the home to the Great Canadian Theatre Company. While The Gladstone, located near Little Italy, usually plays host to a wide variety of shows including musicals, dramas and my favorite type of show, improv (in fact, it is my understanding that local Ottawa favorites Crush Improv offer monthly performances), it does something a little different during the holidays and normally hosts a festive play in the style of a 1940s-style radio show. This year the play is Miracle on 34th Street and I can tell you after seeing it on Sunday that if you are finding […]

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44 – Mural on the 417 underpass as seen in Little Italy

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Aug 21 2012
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After two years, you’d think I’d know a thing or two about Little Italy. But then, the other day, I realized that I’d never been during the day, only on evenings for dinner and/or drinks at one of its many restaurants or pubs (especially the very interesting Pub Italia).  But after a quick walk during the weekend, I now understand what gives Little Italy its festive charm. It’s the attention to detail, including the red, white, and green color accents on all the street signs, and the amazing pieces of art located all over Preston Street.  Take today’s photograph for example, […]

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43 – “Storm is a coming” in Little Italy as seen on Preston Street

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Aug 20 2012
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Shot this photo yesterday right before the storm came through Ottawa! I was parked near Dow’s Lake and when I saw these clouds in my viewfinder, I quickly snapped these shots and ran down Preston Street to my car in order to beat the rain.  While I did run for naught, as the rain held off for a while, the last thing I would have wanted was to be stuck in the rain (unlike some people I know), especially considering my camera bag was not water proof! Another photo past the break…   The Little Italy Sign on the 417 Over-path at […]

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