Meeting Mr. Banks

Meeting Mr. Banks

Updated on March 02, 2015 - Ottawa has a stylish influence coming on the scene with the opening of Nordstrom at the Rideau Centre in early March. The new store manager, John Banks, has made his way from Minnesota, California and Miami, Fla. to...

 PARTY LIKE ROYALTY

PARTY LIKE ROYALTY

Updated on March 02, 2015 - The Moroccan theme is a popular trend on the party scene and brings with it a touch of the exotic. Flavourful cuisine, glamorous candlelight, rich jewel-toned...

Powerhouse in the capital

Updated on February 25, 2015 - Penthouse One at 700 Sussex Dr. is not your traditional downtown office. The two-storey suite, blending both office and entertainment space, is every bit as...

Homes

Igniting inventive ideas

Updated on February 25, 2015 - There is a certain irony to a firefighter losing his home in a fire. But it takes the creative force of a firefighter like Corey Gladish to turn the fiery destruction into a blaze of innovation. Which is exactly what happened when Corey overcame the....

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Fantasy to reality Photo

Updated on December 31, 2014 - As the creative talent behind Minto’s model homes since 1986 and principal decorator of the Minto CHEO lottery dream home, Donna...

Bed and bath trends 2015 Photo

Updated on December 31, 2014 - Look ahead to the new year and embrace glamour that combines with rustic elements and modern touches in décor.

Baby's first Christmas Photo

Updated on December 06, 2014 - When Beckett Turris entered the world on his due date, September 12, it was timed perfectly with his dad’s schedule. Kyle Turris is...

Homes

Food

Simply saucy

Updated on February 19, 2015 - Winter entertaining with a versatile and simple Marsala sauce.

Marsala pears with whipped mascarpone

Updated on February 12, 2015 - With Marsala as Pantone’s 2015 colour of the year, this elegant dessert is right on trend. Adding cranberries to boost colour 
and...

Festive pomegranate parcels

Updated on December 08, 2014 - An easy-to-make festive appetizer is perfect for holiday entertaining. Decorate plates with pomegranate seeds and wrap the parcels...

Scallop crudo

Updated on December 11, 2014 - With raw seafood bars all the rage at some Ottawa restaurants, why not try this elegant yet easy-to-prepare dish at home? Drizzling...

Hockey & holidays

Updated on December 01, 2014 - Erin Phillips and Korey Kealey, authors of the recently published The Ultimate Cookbook for Hockey Families, are very familiar with...

Food

Living

You complete us

Updated on February 20, 2015 - The entrance to the prime minister’s official residence on Sussex Drive is a welcoming space that sets a contrasting tone and immediately creates a feeling of vibrancy. Artwork by the late Canadian artist Ted Harrison provides a lively element, but....

The ethics of entertaining

Updated on February 19, 2015 - Manners are what to do, etiquette is how to do it, protocol is when to do it and ethics is why we do it.  

Whatever the weather

Updated on February 12, 2015 - Winterlude is Ottawa’s famed winter celebration. It began in 1979 as a tribute to Canada’s unique northern climate and culture and...

Personal expression

Updated on December 31, 2014 - It’s time for the holidays! The time of year when we all get together with friends and family for holiday gatherings and...

Living

People

Fashionable self-expression

Updated on April 27, 2014 - Changing schools in Vancouver halfway through the eighth grade was fairly traumatic for Lisa Tant, who is Holt Renfrew’s Vice...

Looking for action! Photo

June 13, 2012 - This summer, why not add scouting the market for Oscar winners and porn stars to your activity list? Apparently, this is not too...

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