THE 2013 ARBORETUM FESTIVAL: Music, Food and Art All Rolled In One

Last year, Ottawa welcomed the ARBORETUM FESTIVAL to its lineup of wonderful festivals for the summer season. But what exactly makes it stand out from the rest? Well, not only does it showcase Canadian musicians but it also has the best that Ottawa’s foodie scene has to offer. Inspired by progressive arts festivals around the…

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THE OPERA LYRA OTTAWA – ALL IN THE NAME OF THE OPERA (PART I)

When the Opera Lyra Ottawa announced last year that it’s newly appointed Director General is John Peter Jeffries in time for its 28th season, OLO also renewed its commitment to nurturing and showcasing Canadian talents and educating young audiences and instilling in them the love of opera and the arts. All photos in this post…

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ROYAL BABY BLUE – BY GEORGE, THIS IS NOT ABOUT THE PRINCE OF CAMBRIDGE

  Although we at Twenty York Street, along with the rest of the free world, congratulates the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge for the much anticipated birth of His Royal Highness Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge, this post is not about that. We do follow the coverage of the biggest news from the United…

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KOKU UPDATE + HOT AS WHITE YET COLD AS BLUE

  It has been another whirlwind month of amazing and exciting things, the highlight being the much awaited launch, the Grand Opening Night of KOKU NAIL BAR! Though I will be posting a proper post-event coverage of this highly anticipated Media, Bloggers and VIP Night, here’s the list of all the fabulous event coverage by…

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SUIT UP CANADA – GIVE THE SUIT OFF YOUR BACK

  20YS supports Moores’ Canadian Suit Drive Late at getting your spring cleaning done? Take this as is your chance to go through your closet while supporting a great cause. A cause that keeps on giving. We’re talking about helping our fellow Canadians who struggle to be self-sufficient in a tough job market. Our nation’s…

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Ottawa’s Greatest Mobile Photographer – ISDATCHU?

  They say always save the best for last but hey, life’s too short and here at Twenty York Street, we like to get down to the good, the fab and the pretty – immediately!   When you’ve got exciting news like we do, we just can’t wait to share it with you.   In…

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GIVE A KIDNEY: ADI SHESHA FUNDRAISER BAZAAR

      Meet Dhan Bahadur Boharo, a 17-year-old boy from a poverty-stricken community in Nepal. He is suffering from End Stage Renal Disease and needs a kidney to save his life. Currently receiving hemodialysis, he is one step away from getting his life back—his mother is eligible to be a donor; however, they cannot…

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OTTAWA FASHION: @20YS IS GUEST JUDGE FOR STEPPING OUT 2012

There is something I am extremely excited to share with you – an international organization called Dress for Success (DFS). In 2011, Dress for Success Ottawa opened its doors and to date, DFS outfitted over 275 local Ottawa-area women who are set to enter the workforce.  While Dress for Success Ottawa is best known for…

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