Wellington West continues to grow! In fact, there are so many new businesses emerging, we would like to do a two part feature- so stay tuned for next week's article on more new businesses in our 'hood!
The BIA would like to give a warm welcome to:
Platform Gallery & Studios decided to move from their Young St. location to our Wellington West neighbourhood (yay!), located at 955 B Gladstone Avenue, Ottawa. This gallery is home to 11 Ottawa based artists and was founded to provide affordable studio space as well as, an artist run gallery space, to it’s members. PGS will continue to host a number of on-going artist-run events, so be sure to check out their facebook page for the full scoop.
Hairfellas School of Barbers is a training school for barbers that just opened their doors at 1292 Wellington St W. (right near the already established and well-repected Hairfellas Barbershop). Courses at the School of Barbers include the theory of hair, the myths vs facts of hair care, and tools, maintenance and styles for every type of barber. Also included, are beard shaping skills, creating buzz cuts, basic cuts, side parts and undercuts, many types of fades and long hair cuts. ANd last but not least, the art of straight razor shaving. Check out their website + YouTube video for more details.
Kitazaru Inc. is a video game development company and the Ottawa based satellite company of Sanzaru Games. The company's over-all mission is to continue "putting together a talented group of individuals, who share a common vision to develop fun to play, visually stunning and technically spectacular games.” Calling all gamers and enthusiasts to welcome them to the neighbourhood!