Issue 571 Volume 3 Number 68

The Ottawan



It’s Thursday, July 14, 2022 and maybe it's time for a visit to the area's only drive in, the Port Elmsley, featuring Thor, Love and Thunder and The Bob’s Burgers Movie.

▪️Head to the garden at JoJo's Pizzeria in Stittsville tonight for live music by Divided Highway. Of course, you'll also find delicious pizza, and local beer from Brew Revolution. 1573 Main Street, Stittsville. 

▪️Hintonburg's Orpheus Musical Theatre Society will be presenting a preview of their 2022-2023 season tonight at 7:30pm. Find them at 17 Fairmont Ave at Wellington Street West. 

▪️Score a free smoothie at ByWard Market this Friday to Monday and the next Friday to Monday from Evive Nutrition.

We'll see you tomorrow. – Martha and Darren

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Weather: ⛅ Mostly cloudy. High of 24°, low of 12°. 

Number: $200,000. The fine levied against the RIdeau Carleton Casino, operating as Hard Rock Casino Ottawa, for alleged violations, including a lackadaisical – alleged, of course – attitude to money laundering. [CBC]

Ottawan of the Day: NLN. The rapper has been releasing a song a week over the past two years. [CBC] [Spotify]

Quote: 'I’ve never been an advocate for this so-called free transit and it’s not free because someone has to pay for it’ – Mayor Jim Watson dismissing the idea of free transit and, presumably, free roads, free emergency services, free parks, and free chief magistrate services. [Ottawa Citizen]

Sports: Frontier League Ottawa Titans 6 – Trois-Rivières Aigles 2, last night

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▪️The City wants your opinions on water distribution, wastewater collection, and stormwater management. The City will be incorporating this into the Master Plan and will include proposals to support intensification. This is the kind of stuff that the City pays millions on, no one pays attention to, and is used as justification for not being about to afford lower transit fares. [City of Ottawa] [The Detailed Plan] [The Survey]

▪️Flags have been lowered to half-staff at the National Arts Centre in memory of composer Bramwell Tovey. Tovey worked with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra as well as co-founding Winnipeg’s New Music Festival and working with orchestras around the world. [Ottawa Citizen]

▪️Photos of what $800,300 gets you in nine different Ottawa neighbourhoods. The weird number refers to what the average price of a house is now. [CTV]

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