Tori McNeely

Web Editor & Social Media Coordinator

Tori is a recent Carleton University graduate with a Honours Bachelor of Communications and Media Studies. She interned for Ottawa Life throughout the summer of 2017 and has since returned to join the team full time. When she's not at the office she can be found exploring the city, discovering new playlists on Spotify or trying out new recipes.

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The Tackies and The Town Cryers to perform at first annual Musiclude 2019

The Tackies and The Town Cryers to perform at first annual Musiclude 2019

Live music and legendary performers? Say no more! On Wednesday February 13th, Ottawa Life Magazine will host its first event of the new year in collaboration with Ottawa’s hottest new live music and entertainment venue, Overflow Brewery. From local music celebrities and state-of-the-art concert [...]

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No more counting sheep when you sleep on Canadian-made Endy mattress

No more counting sheep when you sleep on Canadian-made Endy mattress

All photos courtesy of Endy Everyone knows that a good night’s sleep affects the quality of your waking life. Fall short a few hours and you’re waking up on the wrong side of the bed. We could give you a handful of tips to help you sleep better at night but what if all it took was one Canadian [...]

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Everything you need to know about the Elgin Street renewal project

Everything you need to know about the Elgin Street renewal project

Starting Monday, road closures to one of the busiest streets in Ottawa will take effect. The road will be closed to traffic, transit and cyclists from Somerset Street to Catherine Street. One southbound lane will remain open along Elgin Street from Laurier Avenue to Somerset Street. The northbound lane [...]

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BeaverTails’ First-Ever Merchandise Line

BeaverTails’ First-Ever Merchandise Line

It doesn’t get any more Canadian than this! In celebration of their 40th anniversary, BeaverTails has launched their first-ever merchandise line just before the holiday’s and they’ve got an assortment of goodies for you to choose from! BeaverTails Gift Certificate You can never go [...]

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Livin la vida local in Puerto Escondido

Livin la vida local in Puerto Escondido

When touristic spots become overdeveloped it deters. With the impending reality that winter is here for many more months to come, plenty of us are looking to sink our toes into the sand at some far away, snowless haven. Puerto Escondido is Mexico’s best kept-secret, a destination that promises [...]

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A beginners guide to sustainable shopping

A beginners guide to sustainable shopping

While one can never be entirely certain they are making the “right” choice, more and more consumers are adopting ethical shopping practices in an effort to reduce harm done to the planet. Here are just a few small changes that can make a big difference: Shop online We’ve all been [...]

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Ottawa's first ever outdoor Christmas Market coming to ByWard Market

Ottawa's first ever outdoor Christmas Market coming to ByWard Market

Toronto, Victoria, Paris, New York City...And now Ottawa! Our nation's capital is following suit to these other highly-populated, culture-infused city centers in launching our very own Christmas Market! Hosted by Alpha Art Gallery, with support from the ByWard Market, the National Capital Commission, [...]

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Turning the spirits world upside down

Turning the spirits world upside down

Since its first spirits run in 2015, Top Shelf Distillers continues to rebel against the generic distillery mould. With its high-quality spirits, competitive prices and down-to-earth operating style, Top Shelf Distillers is turning the spirit world upside down — just like its bottom-up label. [...]

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The Ottawa Skin Clinic welcomes new services amidst expansion

The Ottawa Skin Clinic welcomes new services amidst expansion

Photo credit: Karen Temple The Ottawa Skin Clinic is Ottawa’s leading skincare and cosmetic clinic operating on the belief that beauty is much more about how you feel than it is about how you look. Since its opening in 2007, the clinic has been synonymous with high patient satisfaction, providing [...]

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Up! Pants: Where fashion meets function AND fit

Up! Pants: Where fashion meets function AND fit

If you look around at all the women in your life, you’ll notice that not one of us is made the same. Each one of us is unique in both size and shape. As women, this uniqueness can sometimes be a challenge when shopping because of inconsistent, rigid sizing. This may be especially true when it comes [...]

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