East end in for 'ice time' as Richcraft Sensplex opens; $26-million mu– Image 1

Dignitaries cut the ribbon to open the new Richcraft Sensplex facility on Shefford Road on Aug. 7. From left, Beacon Hill-Cyrville Coun. Tim Tierney, Richcraft Homes president Kris Singhal, Ottawa mayor Jim Watson, Monica Singhal, Senators Sports and Entertainment president Cyril Leeder, and Ottawa Senators defenseman Cody Ceci.

East end in for 'ice time' as Richcraft Sensplex opens

Booking ice time just got a lot easier in Ottawa's east end, now that the long-awaited Richcraft Sensplex has thrown open its doors to the...

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Grilled chicken and strawberry couscous salad a delicious treat– Image 1

Grilled chicken and strawberry couscous salad a delicious treat

Grilled chicken and strawberry couscous salad a delicious treat

Here's an easy warm summer salad when it's just too hot to cook indoors. Sweet strawberries are a nice contrast to the spinach and slightly...

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Garlic, volunteers pack a punch; Silver Spring Farm's annual crop harv– Image 1

Four-year-old Aurelio Serpa pitches in as almost a hectare of garlic at Silver Spring Farm is harvested by volunteers on the evening of July 28. The farm, at the corner of Richmond and Baseline roads, is planning to start annual sales to the public on Aug. 14.

Garlic, volunteers pack a punch; Silver Spring Farm's annual crop harvested, almost ready for sale

You can smell the garlic being harvested even before you see the field. At a distance of about 50 metres, the scent is unmistakeable.

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Gloucester Fair continues on as the Capital Fair– Image 1

The signs for the Capital Fair are up - way up. Harley Bloom, volunteer administrative director with the fair board, says the event has a new name and date, and will be bigger and better. The fair takes place at the Rideau Carleton Entertainment Centre Aug. 15 to 24.

Gloucester Fair continues on as the Capital Fair

Between 50,000 and 100,000 people are expected to help usher in a new era for the Gloucester Fair, now known as the Capital Fair.

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Centre drives for golf ball collection world record– Image 1

Centre drives for golf ball collection world record

Centre drives for golf ball collection world record

An Orléans support services centre is trying to set a Guinness World Record after receiving a donation of almost 10,000 golf balls.

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New program introduces hockey to low-income families– Image 1

Children from the Ottawa Inuit Children's Centre took to the ice on July 30 to learn how to skate at the Minto Skating Centre. The children participated in the Share the Puck program, which helps introduce the game of hockey to young individuals who don't normally have the opportunity or the means to play.

New program introduces hockey to low-income families

Instead of playing in the sun, a group of children from the Ottawa Inuit Children's Centre donned helmets, gloves, skates and jerseys to...

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Right Bike expansion on track; A total of around 20 bicycle-share stat– Image 1

File Shane Norris says his community bicycle-sharing service Right Bike has expanded into Centretown, with stations in Lowertown and the Beechwood area to come next.

Right Bike expansion on track; A total of around 20 bicycle-share stations to be added by October

Right Bike is on track to roll right through its goal of adding eight new bicycle-share stations, but it needs more donations to hit 100...

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Destination splash pad to arrive at Millennium Park– Image 1

The $8-million Millennium Park expansion plan will feature a pirate theme says Cumberland Coun. Stephen Blais.

Destination splash pad to arrive at Millennium Park

Residents have chosen a pirate theme for the splash pad to be built as part of the $8-million Millennium Park expansion plan, said...

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