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A major road running through the heart of the city, lined with vibrant shops, restaurants, and cultural attractions.
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takes the classic summer block party and adds—you guessed it—tons of beaming lights. Each year in June, the city shuts down 10 blocks on the normally-bustling Bank Street for a weekend and sets up two music stages, which feature more than twenty bands and DJs. Among the normal festivities, the festival includes glowing yoga sessions, an enchanted forest, an outdoor gallery, and even an after-hours silent disco. The festival is an energetic combination of light, art, live music, food, and local community.
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Ottawa is a place where old Canadian stereotypes come to life: bilingual, hockey-crazed, bike-friendly, outdoorsy, and home to some of the friendliest locals on the planet. Through its sparkling waterways and canals, Ottawa offers the unique opportunity to experience Canada’s rich history — while also proving itself to be a hip, dynamic city. In recent […]