Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Capital History Ottawa (#colourized): Bowles Lunch

My latest for Apartment613 on legendary Ottawa diner, Bowles Lunch! 

"The atmosphere was masculine, loud, and often bawdy. Asking a woman to enter Bowles was an insult. Acceptance would cause serious damage to her reputation." (Ottawa Citizen – Dec. 26, 1981)

Read all about it! – https://apt613.ca/capital-history-bowles-lunch/

Rideau St. looking east across Sussex Dr., 1937. Bowles Lunch Rideau St. outlet on the right. [Orig. image via Library & Archives; colourized by Ashley Newall]

For more historical colourizations, follow my "Capital History Ottawa" on Twitter: @CapHistOttawa

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