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OCTOBER 2011: The hole-in-the-wall handbook, on newsstands Oct. 1



An Unorthodox Message
Up close and political with Imam Zijad Delic

Hidden Ottawa
A guide that will intrigue even the most jaded of urbanites, Ottawa Magazine’s first hole-in-the-wall handbook embraces the city’s undercover ambience. Overlooked nooks, hipaster hideaways, secret foodie sources — if it’s slightly mysterious and tricky to find, we’re all over it


The Confidence Man
Is he skilled or just plain lucky? Local Marc Karam has made millions on the online poker circuit. Now he and his fellow pros have a problem on their hands. In April, the U.S. government shut down three major online poker sites, claiming that poker is gambling — a game of pure luck. Who has it right?

A United Way Divided
As the 2011 campaign kicks off, Ottawa’s charity of charities strives to explain its new funding directions — and win over a legion of vocal doubters


CEO in waiting Mark O’Neill gets the Canadian Museum of Civilization gig * Knowing when to shoot * Taking on the fashion industry * Telling tales of models and mansions * Predicting Vern White’s future * Listening in on the power bands


The List
Ten things Writers Fest artistic director Sean Wilson can’t live without

Stay tuned for Polytechtures, a musical walking tour of the capital’s landmarks

Six female power players on the food scene dish on what life is really like under the hood

Wine Scene
A roundup of tips to enjoy the best the city has to offer this month

Tasting Notes
Pairing pinot and poultry

A work of art made with chocolate * Giving taralli its due * Plus our star-rated reviews

October Events
Guangzhou Ballet Company reimagines an epic love story * An insider’s take on what makes Irene’s Pub tick * Beau’s readies a keg or two for Oktoberfest * Photographer Maggie Knaus shows off her roadtrip polaroids * Plus our arts and entertainment listings