An on-going list of our fav places to drop some ducats in O-town. Music, wearables, eatables, and more!

Antique Skate Shop
9 Florence St.
(613) 695-3168

An indispensable hub for Ottawa's skate community. A great selection of clothes, shoes, gear, local swag from Maru The Circle Brand, plus a sweet coffee bar. Pull up a seat, bud. 



Birdman Sound
593-B Bank St.
(613) 233-0999

Legendary underground music store owned and operated by local punk rock elder statesman, John Westhaver. An absolute must-visit stop for all rare vinyl junkies. 

Catch John's long-running weekly show, Friday Morning CarTunes
on CKCU 93.1 FM 

Drake General Store
in the Hudson’s Bay, Rideau Centre, 73 Rideau St.

A Toronto transplant, we're stoked to have Joyce Lo and Carlo Colacci's finely curated Canadiana store on our turf. 

Flowers & Vintage
502 1/2 Somerset St. W

Ottawa's Jaime McLeod curates vintage fashion like no other. Feast on outstanding kitchenware relics, knock-out dresses, pants, shirts & accessories. At the back of the Somerset West nook, you'll find Vanessa Madely's adorable Sparrow Floral design. The pair share the space in a glorious symbiosis of sweet threads and floral fantasy. 


Gabba Hey Shop
250 City Centre #202

A punk rock & underground culture fantasy land. Located in the amazing City Centre warehouse complex, pop into the store located in the Capital Rehearsal Studios dubbed "Gabba Hey", and get lost in a world of amazingly curated music & paraphernalia.

Read more, courtesy of The Ottawa Citizen.


Magpie Jewellery
3 locations in Ottawa

Featuring local, national and international designers, Magpie are Ottawa's premier jewellery shop. Every year, they feature numerous local collaborations including our annual ARB x Magpie necklace.


Seed To Sausage
729 Gladstone Ave
(613) 422-5202

Seed to Sausage make outstanding meats, work with local producers as much as possible, using as few additives and preservatives in order to make safe good foods. Their new centretown shop offers a knockout deli counter, and a huge selection of locally-produced foods including Top Shelf Preserves and more!

Space Man Music
388 Gladstone Ave.
(613) 594-5323

Our city's most beloved locally-owned musical instrument store. Great selection of vintage and used gear. Please showing off your Zeppelin riffs elsewhere.


Steve's Music Store
308 Rideau St.
(613) 789-1131

Steve's has been serving the Ottawa community for 25 years. Their production and recording centre staff are crazy helpful, for reals. 

Top Of The World
158 Rideau St.
(613) 237-4797

Ottawa's premier, locally owned and operated, skate & snow shop providing the capital with only the highest quality goods from the industry's top brands. 

Vertigo Records
193 Rideau St.
(613) 241-1011

The best and broadest vinyl selection in downtown Ottawa. 

Victoire Boutique
2 locations in Ottawa, 1 in Toronto

Irrefutably Ottawa's most beloved boutique. Smitten with Canadian design, owners Katie & Régine aesthetic point can only be described as a “Rock ’n’ Roll tea party”. Community leaders and supporters, we're proud to work with Victoire year after year.

Workshop Boutique & the north Dalhousie boutique strip
1/2-242 Dalhousie St.
(613) 789-5534

Home to some of Ottawa's fav local designers, stores like Workshop, Victoire, Young Janes, Wunderkammer have transformed the north end of Dalhousie Street.