The Urban Barber

In April of 2020, right at the start of lockdown, Shawn Gauthier married a man from Carleton Place. Knowing Shawna had many years of hair styling experience, Shawna’s new brother-in-law proposed a potential business opportunity to Shawna: as a client of Erika at the...

The Barber Shop

Johnny Cesario has a special gift of making anyone who walks into The Barber Shop feel like they are his best friends. His clients always leave with a slick new cut and a smile on their face. The Barber Shop is looking different these days. The shop underwent a...

As Good As New

For those looking for quality, high end clothing and a great deal, they need not look further than Bridge Street. For 40 years, As Good As New has been a beloved business in downtown Carleton Place. With a reputation as one of the best locations to find secondhand...

The Lash Nook

A friendly and personable person, Kara Miles says her favourite part of what she does is getting to chat with new and familiar faces every day. A Certified Lash Artist for seven years, Kara is very knowledgeable and a true professional and artist in her field. Born...

The Blossom Shop

The Blossom Shop has been a staple feature of Bridge Street and the Downtown core since 1980. It’s beautiful window displays and professional staff have made the shop a local favourite for floral gifting. The Blossom Shop is family owned and operated and committed to...

Freska

If you have stopped by Freska recently, you may have noticed a few changes. That’s because the restaurant has a new owner! Toby Mitchell and his wife Paola took over on March 2nd. They have created a whole new menu and have put a heavy focus on all things local: local...