Issue 564 Volume 3 Number 61
It’s Wednesday, June 29, 2022, and did you know that the first company to sell maple bats to Major League baseball is in Carleton Place?
▪️Just in time for sipping in the sun on Canada Day, Nita Beer Co’s Jimmy Mango Lime Sour promises big flavour. Oh, and if you’re near Nita today, flights are just $6 on Wednesdays. Nita will be closed on Canada Day, so get your beer by Thursday.
▪️Overflow’s answer to summer sipping is Breathe, a Lemon Hibiscus Gose. Enjoy it at home or take in the Boston Levi show at the brewery on Canada Day.
▪️Spark Beer will be open from 1:00pm too late on Canada Day. If you’re visiting the taproom or buying bottles to take home, consider Spark Super Dry. It’s a hazy IPA with an orange and watermelon vibe, and it’s back for the first time since last summer. 702 Somerset Street West.
▪️Reader Paula told us about TukTuk Thai Cuisine,which recently opened at 5031 Bank St in Gloucester. If you’ve experienced their Thai comfort food, give us your review.
▪️Dominion City Brewing’s taproom and beer garden will be open all long weekend. On Friday, one dollar from each draft sold will be donated to Minobideg Learning, which looks to build understanding between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities.
▪️Zola’s will be open from 10:00am to 8:00pm on Canada Day. and presents live music from Jon V. W. on Friday July 1st and Edra Silva Saturday July 2nd. 2194 Robertson Road, Nepean.
▪️Bring red and white popcorn to the party on Friday with the Papa Jack O Canada Strawberry Popcorn Cone. Available to pick up starting today. $2.50
▪️True Loaf Bread Company will be open from 7:00am to 1:00pm as usual on Canada Day. 573 Gladstone Ave.
▪️The Citizen ordered take away from Syrian Kitchen and had enough food for five on the first night, four the next night, and a few days of lunches.
▪️Apt 613 digged the Grandma’s livingroom vibe of new cocktail bar in ByWard Market, Nan’s Parlour.
▪️Secret weeknight-only bar on Bank Street? You have already clicked away. It's called Afterlight if you're still here.
▪️NarCity says that reservations are a must for the authentic Peking Duck at QuanJuDe Peking Duck.
If the Ottawa Fall Home Show (Sept 22-25) is on your radar, you’ll want to buy 2-for-1 tickets right now. That means each ticket will set you back a mere $6.50. Use the code CANADA to get the discount.
▪️MPP Joel Harden will be meeting with progressive supporters at the Oscar Peterson statue at 3:00pm, to witness the return of the Freedom Convoy groups, who plan to march to the National Cenotaph.
▪️Register for Let’s Bike Ottawa’s free Urban Cycling virtual workshop, to learn about safe cycling in Ottawa. 12:00pm to 1:00pm Thursday June 30.
Deals of the day
▪️Use the code LONGWEEKEND to grab a sweet 25% off shorts, pants, skincare, sweats, and accessories at Muttonhead.
▪️Canadian Frost is taking 15% off everything on the site, from today until July 2. All head wraps, scarves, and hats are eligible for the discount. Use code CANADA15 at the checkout.
▪️Get 25% off Pink Tartan’s pink, white and red collection in the Canada Day Sale. No code; the price will be adjusted at checkout.
▪️Get up to 70% off mens and womenswear in SHAN’s summer sale.
We'll see you tomorrow – Martha and Darren
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