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The Prescott

The Prescott shares a reputation with The Lafayette House in the Byward Market as the oldest licensed drinking establishment in Ottawa. Originally called The Preston Hotel (it stopped renting rooms in 1978), the establishment was re-baptized The Prescott in 1941 most likely, it is held, in recognition of its status as the last watering hole between Ottawa and the town of Prescott, 100 kilometres down the Prescott Highway. This fact also earned it the moniker “The Last Chance.” Cars, trucks and heavy transports bustle down the busy thoroughfare known as…

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The Prescott

The Prescott

The Prescott shares a reputation with The Lafayette House in the Byward Market as the oldest licensed drinking establishment in…

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Boombats, Tony Desantis’ New Comedy Web Series

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Pulling in, we spot the "Calabria Mia" plaque fixed on the brick façade of the old train station. As we descend…

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