Every now and then, we like to do a roundup of what we’ve been reading from Ottawa bloggers in recent weeks. So here’s the fifth volume of #ottblog!
* Ross tells the story of a [ Norman Rockwell-esque photo he took in New York. ](https://rossbrownfoot.blogspot.ca/2018/02/my-rockwell.html) * Jonathan writes on " [ Mayor Watson's lack of transparency ](https://stepsfromthecanal.wordpress.com/2018/02/21/mayor-watsons-lack-of-transparency/) ". * Apt613 goes on a [ café crawl and visits Happy Goat on Elgin ](http://apt613.ca/ottawa-cafe-crawl-happygoat-elgin/) . * Peter [ writes about what's wrong with the Chateau Laurier expansion consultation process ](https://carleton.ca/arthistory/2018/whats-wrong-process/) * And speaking of the Chateau Laurier, Kristen from Spacing Ottawa asks [ "Why not wood?" ](http://spacing.ca/ottawa/2018/02/28/not-wood-good-architecture-sense-material-help-chateau-laurier-addition-finally-get-right/) * The Wig [ turns to his record collection ](https://wigbubbles.com/2018/02/26/reasons-to-be-cheerful-part-4/) for solace. * Glen writes about [ how neighbourhood rinks connect communities ](http://stittsvillecentral.ca/comment-how-neighbourhood-rinks-connect-our-communities/) .