Hairstylist by day, drag queen by night. Samneng Tep discovered his alter ego seven years ago as a way in to Ottawa’s LGBT community. We caught up with Tep to follow his transformation into one of the city’s drag superstars.
Nestled in the heart of Chinatown, board game café Monopolatte houses more than 1,000 board games for patrons to choose from. For many, it’s an escape from reality. But for general manager A.J. Comeau, the thrill of fun and games is just another day on the job. Comeau is facilitating fun for players of all ages, because as he puts it, it’s the perfect balance of work and play.
If you’re planning on crossing the city along the O-Train route this weekend, you may need to modify your travel plans a bit.
Centretown resident Eric Paquette has been “dungeon mastering” in a weekly role-playing game of Dungeons and Dragons because a heart condition in his youth helped him discover an alternative community that has stayed with him for 25 years.