More Than Just A Snowman: 2024 Snowphy Trophy Winner Kent Woodhall

April 3, 2024
In the heart of the Glebe, there’s a tradition that has been capturing the imagination of residents and bringing joy to the community for several years now. During the coldest time of year, a towering figure emerges, constructed entirely fro Learn more

Glebe 2024 Mural: CALL FOR ARTISTS

March 14, 2024
Submission Deadline: Monday, March 25, 2024, at 12 p.m. Contact: The Glebe BIA is seeking a new mural submission for the 2024 mura Learn more

Glebe Spree 2023 Early Bird Announcement

March 12, 2024
In a community like the Glebe, where local businesses thrive and residents cherish their neighborhood, being part of events like Glebe Spree isn’t just about winning prizes—it’s about celebrating community spirit and supporting local Learn more

Celebrating the 2023 Glebe Spree Winner: A Community-Driven Triumph

March 7, 2024
After much anticipation, The Glebe BIA is thrilled to introduce the 2023 Glebe Spree Winners! Long-time Glebe residents Andrew Balfour and Barbara Steele are set to embark on a spectacular $10,000 shopping spree in the heart of The Glebe. As dedic Learn more


October 23, 2023
Get ready for some exciting news! Glebe Spree is back for 2023! This annual contest hosted by the Glebe BIA gives locals and visitors alike the opportunity to win a $10,000 Glebe shopping spree. Learn more

Fall in Love with the Glebe: Autumn Events & Festivals 

September 29, 2023
As the leaves turn brilliant shades of red and gold and the crisp autumn air settles in, the Glebe comes alive with different fall festivals and events that are fun for locals and visitors alike. From spooky haunts to artistic celebrations and cul Learn more

Businesses in the Glebe for Over 50 Years

August 4, 2023
The Glebe neighbourhood has a rich history, spanning back to the 1800’s. Throughout the years, it has evolved into a vibrant neighbourhood, preserving its historic charm while accommodating modern developments. The area is also home to many icon Learn more

History of the Glebe

July 28, 2023
We thought we’d take you on a tour of some of the Glebe’s known history! The Glebe itself was established in name more than 170 years ago. However, the Glebe, like the rest of the Ottawa, is built on un-ceded Anishinaabe Algonquin territory. T Learn more

The Glebe Global Eats Guide

July 21, 2023
The Glebe offers endless restaurants with incredible food! We’ve compiled a list of international restaurants to try in the Glebe that specialize in cuisines from around the world! Who says you need to travel to taste the world? Ethiopian Learn more

Spend a Day in the Glebe: Rain or Shine

July 7, 2023
Weather can be unpredictable and sometimes spending the day outside isn’t a possibility. While the Glebe has incredible outdoor spaces, there is also a long list of ways to spend the day indoors, rain or shine! Have a look at our suggestions and Learn more

The Ultimate Glebe Mural Walk

June 30, 2023
The Glebe has a beautiful array of murals painted by talented artists, and they’re all within walking distance of each other! Spend an afternoon this summer walking the neighbourhood admiring the art with the above mur Learn more

A New Mural Has Graced the Glebe: Pollinator Power by Emilie Darlington

June 23, 2023
The Glebe’s newest mural, “Pollinator Power”, by Emilie Darlington, is here! It’s located at the scenic corner of Bank Street and Patterson Avenue, next to Centr Learn more

Summer Sports in the Glebe

June 9, 2023
Summer has officially arrived, and with it, an action-packed season of sports at Lansdowne Park!  As the home base for the Learn more

Mother’s Day in the Glebe

May 12, 2023
Mother’s Day is right around the corner (Sunday, May 14th) and we’re all looking for ideas on how to make this day extra special for the moms in our lives. For those of us who struggle to come up with the perfect gift, fear not! Learn more

Earth Day Cleanup in the Glebe

April 28, 2023
On Friday, April 21, the Glebe BIA, along with community volunteers, took to Bank Street to pick up its litter! In honour of Earth Day on Saturday, April 22, the Glebe BIA wanted to do something that would contribute to a cleaner and greener neig Learn more

The Great Glebe Garage Sale Returns!

April 27, 2023
The Great Glebe Garage Sale returns to the neighbourhood on Saturday, May 27, 2023, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine! Residents of the Glebe participate in one of Learn more


March 2, 2023
Submission deadline: Thursday, March 16, 2023 Learn more

2022 Glebe Spree Winner Crowned

February 1, 2023
Michael Scrivens has been participating in Glebe Spree for 11 years now, since the 2011 inception. That dedication paid off for him big time this January, when his ballot was picked from tens of thousands to make him th Learn more

History of the Rideau Canal Skateway

January 26, 2023
Ready, set, skate (soon anyway)! Let’s all send some ice cold wishes to the Rideau Canal Skateway, which is still currently closed. As we eagerly await its opening, we thought it might be fun to look at the history of the world’s longe Learn more

How to Stay Fit in Winter In the Glebe

January 10, 2023
Living in The Glebe you won’t be a stranger to cold winters. At this time of the year, it’s harder to get out of bed or run to the gym, so it’s challenging to remain consistent with your fitness goals. But you shouldn’t be too hard on you Learn more

Early Bird Prize Winner

December 22, 2022
L-R: Chris Green, Michel Laurendeau, David Giles A huge congratulations goes out to Michel Laurendeau, a big fan and loyal customer of the Glebe. This is Michel’s first time participating in the Glebe Spree contest, and he is this year Learn more

An Ode to the Glebe

December 15, 2022
As you hike out in the snow, full of determination and bravery, Don’t forget your Christmas cards from the one and only Papery. Learn more

Let’s Kick off the Holiday’s in the Glebe! 

November 25, 2022
The holiday banners and lights have been hung and Santa has rolled through town. This means the holiday season has officially commenced and the Glebe has every opportunity for you to celebrate with your loved ones. Come deck the halls, find some m Learn more

Word Cup fever has reached Ottawa!

November 23, 2022
We may be getting winter temperatures in Ottawa, but the fervour for Canada’s first men’s World Cup appearance in decades is getting hot! Help cheer on Team Canada and your other favourites, right here in the Glebe. We are home to electric sp Learn more

It’s Glebe Spree Time!

November 7, 2022
Our most popular neighbourhood contest is back this holiday season!  Learn more

Grocery Stores & Specialty Shops in the Glebe

October 13, 2022
The Glebe is home to your fully stocked, get-anything-you-need-and-more, familiar grocery stores, but it’s also home to unique and family-run specialty stores where you can get that specific ingredient you can’t find anywhere else. Take Learn more

Fall and Winter Markets in the Glebe

September 20, 2022
This season, it’s a great excuse to shop sustainably and look good, too. Learn more

Fall Sports Lineup

September 1, 2022
Summer may be coming to an end (don’t shoot the messenger), but the Glebe has plenty of sports events that are coming in hot! Whether you prefer football, hockey, or soccer, there’s still time to watch your favourite teams battle out their sea Learn more

Upcoming Live Music in the Glebe

August 5, 2022
Summer is the season of song and the Glebe is alive with music right now. Here’s a quick rundown of Glebe concerts that are coming up. Aberdeen Plaza will host unique, Ottawa-based performers every weekend this August. We’ve got the ful Learn more

Treat Ya Self!

July 6, 2022
Looking to treat yourself? Good choice! Come to the Glebe for some spa-ctacular summertime self-care. The Glebe is home to salons, spas, barber shops, massage clinics, you name it! Whether you want a haircut, a pedicure, a massage, a wax, Learn more