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The Glebe

Listed under Shopping Streets & Malls in Ottawa, Canada.

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One of the wealthy neighborhoods of Ottawa, Glebe attracts both tourists and locals alike with their quaint houses, trendy boutiques and fine dining. This is the area where the posh Canadians come to escape the busy atmosphere of downtown.

As tradition has it, the last Saturday in May each year is the “Great Glebe Garage Sale” where every household puts their unwanted items up for sale, attracting tag sale lovers and bargain hunters from great distances. The sellers are expected to donate a portion of their profits to a designated charity.

Written by  Mary Kate Alfieri.

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“The Glebe: Specialty shops, cafes and galleries”

'The Glebe -- defined by the area between the Queensway, the canal and Bronson Ave. -- is a neighbourhood in Ottawa that draws all types to Bank St.'s array of cafes, restaurants, small galleries and other specialty shops. It seems the Glebe exudes its … Read more...

Written by press. Stepping out in The Glebe: By SARAH ROGERS, Sun

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