The Designer Shoe Warehouse (DSW) opened its doors in Ottawa yesterday, bringing to the nation's capital one of Canada's largest shoe stores. Filled with approximately 20,000 square feet of dress shoes, sandals, running shoes, flip-flops, boots, and every other imaginable type of footwear, the Designer Shoe Warehouse is sure to delight Ottawa's shoe lovers looking to slip into … [Read more...] about Designer Shoe Warehouse Now Open In Ottawa!
Ottawa has long had a reputation for being a rather "tame" and "boring" city. Perhaps this reputation originates from all the politicians and "suits" on Parliament Hill, however, I've never quite understood this reputation myself. Thank goodness the guys from BLACKBOOK Lifestyle recognized that this reputation needs to be laid to rest! Celebrating their 5th anniversary as … [Read more...] about ARC The Hotel – One Of Ottawa’s Best Kept Secrets
Move over Mama! Industria Italian Brasserie has opened in Ottawa, and they are giving away one of your best kept secrets! Mama always keeps things FRESH in her Italian kitchen. Chef Sergio Mattoscio knows Mama is a smart lady, so when he created the menu for Ottawa's newest eatery, the focus was on everything fresh. Last night during Industria Italian Brasserie's media … [Read more...] about Industria Italian Brasserie Gets Fresh With #Ottawa
How much do you think about your clothing before you purchase it? Things like, where was it manufactured? Who made it? How ethical is their clothing manufacturing process from start to finish? If I'm honest, I have to say that I never used to think too much about what goes into making the clothing that I wear. I guess maybe that's because I'm not a fashionista. In fact, I … [Read more...] about H&M: A Retailer With A Conscious
It's no secret...I love surprises! Oh and...I happen to love supper too! A couple of weeks ago I received a very intriguing piece of mail, not in my "inbox" but in my actual mailbox - from the great folks at Blackbook Lifestyle. Inside the envelope was this fun invitation to a "secret supper". There was no mention of where this secret supper was being held, only … [Read more...] about Oh What A Night! #thesecretsupper