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Fake Friday: Bridgehead Launches "Lick Up The Latte" Contest

[ ](http://ottawastart.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/bridgehead-latte.jpg) Local coffee giant Bridgehead officially launched their own coffee shop contest to compete with Tim Horton’s highly popular “Roll Up The Rim” contest. Called “Lick Up The Latte”, coffee customers will have a chance to win an assortment of fairly won prizes that include yoga lessons, baby strollers, beard trimmings, and even the grand prize of an all expense paid trip to Machu Pichhu. ...

#cold #fake friday #winter #winterlude

Fake Friday: Canal Skater Survives Cold By Slicing Open, Crawling Inside IceHog Mascot

[ ](http://ottawastart.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/icehog.jpg) _ Ottawa _ - A near-frozen skater on the Rideau Canal survived the icy temperatures by slicing open a nearby IceHog mascot with a skate blade and crawling inside it’s warm innards this morning. With temperatures in Ottawa around the -31degree range with windchill, some ill-prepared skaters on the newly opened Rideau Canal ice surface suffered frostbite and in this case, near death. ...

#fake friday #snow #winter

Fake Friday: Growing Snow Banks Force All Ottawa Traffic Into Just One Lane

[ ](http://ottawastart.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/snow.jpg) _ Ottawa _ - The recent large accumulation of snow across the region has created giant snowbanks on city streets forcing all traffic to drive in a single file down most streets. Sidewalks are also becoming narrower due to the snowbank infringement, resulting in parents having to push strollers single file in the Wellington West area of Ottawa. ...

#cats #fake friday #oc transpo

Fake Friday: Cat Bus Drivers Hazardous, Says Watchdog

[ ](http://ottawastart.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/catdriver.jpg) _ Ottawa _ - The recent hiring of cat bus drivers within OC Transpo has one city watchdog upset and warning they may pose a serious hazard on city streets. With most cat drivers taking over the more stressful bus routes within the city, watchdogs are warning that the cat drivers could suddenly turn erratic, causing sudden changes in direction of the bus, or even applying the brakes dangerously. ...

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Fake Friday: The Latest Breaking News Headlines

[ ](http://ottawastart.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/twitterlogo.jpg) Some of our favourite recent headlines from the-o-dot Twitter feed , your trusted source of breaking Ottawa news. (Republished here with permission.) * Pumpkin Infused Blood Transfusions Popular With Area Vampires * City Of Ottawa Parking Meters To Be Converted Into Exciting And Revenue Generating Slot Machines * Bridgehead Bulletin Board Has One Non-Yoga Flyer Posted * Quebec Driver Accidentally Uses Signal Light While Turning * Escalator In Sears Turned Up A Notch For Excitement In An Attempt To Lure Customers ** ...