If you are new to Ottawa-Gatineau, planning a visit or looking for some new places to check out, here is some info to point you towards punk/indie/underground/DIY radio shows, cool indie stores, awesome veg restaurants, cinematic entertainment and alternative transportation ideas.
Show schedules to help you along on those days when top-40 radio just isn't enough. Includes listings for punk, indie rock, hardcore, and other shows of note on local college and university radio stations.
Stores / Distros / Studios
Music stores and distros as well as independant video rental/musical instrument/book stores and recording studios.
Places to eat
For those sick of eating at franchises and fast-food chains, here's a list of local vegan and vegetarian restaurants to check out. Also includes a list of Organic co-ops, health food stores, and local food banks.
If you're looking to make a movie, rent an obscure DVD, or simply check to see what's playing at any of Ottawa's independent (or not-so-independent) theatres, you'll find links to all the information you need in this section.
Public and alternative transportation schedules, links, and listings.