First Annual Presdelicious Celebrates Good Tastes in Little Italy



Ottawa, ON May 2, 2017 – Preston Street will be the tastiest place in Ottawa from July 21 to August 3 during Presdelicious, Little Italy's new celebration of the love for food. Participating restaurants will be offering exclusive mouth-watering three course table d’hôte dinner menu options priced at either $28 or $38.

Modeled after similar successful food events in other Canadian cities including Toronto and Vancouver, Presdelicious offers an ideal opportunity for diners to discover new favourites or revisit familiar ones. The special promotional menus at some of Preston Street’s tastiest establishments will be designed to deliver a delectable blend of each restaurant’s most popular fare, coupled with items selected [...]

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Homestyle Gourmet: A Stoneface Dolly’s Cookbook


On Tuesday November 17th at 6 pm, Stoneface Dolly’s is launching Homestyle Gourmet: A Stoneface Dolly’s Cookbook in the restaurant at 416 Preston Street. The book contains recipes and techniques to help you prepare longtime Stoneface staples from the breakfast, lunch and dinner menus. To celebrate we are inviting anyone who is interested to join us for refreshments and nibbles along with the chance to purchase copies of the book and interact with Stoneface owner Bob Russell and the author Lawrence Humber.

The proceeds from sales of the cookbook will support two local charities with whom Stoneface Dolly’s has partnered. Grammas to Ambuyas is a group that works to support African grandmothers caring for [...]

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Preston Street Fall Commercial


Victoria Day Festival


Saturday May 16th to Monday May 18th

The Victoria Day Festival will be located at the Adult High School and Booth Street at Carling Avenue. The Victoria Day Festival offers entertainment for adults and children.

Amusement rides, petting zoo, and international entertainment are featured at the two sites.

Monday at 10:00pm there will be a fireworks display at the Adult High School Soccer field, in Little Italy at Preston and Gladstone.


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Canadian Tulip Festival


Preston Street is your destination during Tulip Festival.
Hop on the free horse-drawn wagon rides at any of these stops:

  • Roma: Dow’s Lake Pavillion
  • Sicilia: Carling and Preston (east and west sides of Preston)
  • Pretoro: Beech and Preston (East and west sides of Preston)
  • Abruzzo: Adult High School, Victoria Day Festival
  • Calabria: Preston and Gladstone (East and west sides of Preston)
  • Venezia: Preston and Willow (East and west sides of Preston)
  • Firenze: Fire Station Preston (One block south of Somerset)


For the full list of Tulip Festival Activities please visit:


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