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Getting closer: A distanced update

This piece of art by local artist Stanley Wany (instagram.com/stanwany/) from @WallSpaceOttawa will soon be displayed proudly at 102 Fairmont. We couldn’t think of a more perfect image to represent for us the idea of life in this pandemic time.     We don’t know what the artist was seeking to convey, but for us, this is all about how we… Read more »

Pickup and Delivery Now Available!

We’re adding pickup and delivery options to make sure you’ve got all the tasty treats you’ve come to expect. Starting April 1, 2020 (no joke!) you can order online at shop.themerrydairy.com and choose pickup and delivery options! To make sure everything runs smoothly, the process is outlined below. You will receive an email when your order is filled and ready for pickup… Read more »

Let’s Get Physical … (Distancing)

Hello Ottawa!   We’re back. From a distance. Beginning Wednesday, April 1, we’re getting with the curve and beginning physical distancing with pint and sandwich parking lot back-door pick up and same-day home delivery! Please note that our scoop shop remains closed until further notice.   That means you can order from TheMerryDairy.com and either set up a time to come on foot,… Read more »

The Great St. Paddy’s Day Poetry Tag …

What is the rhyme of our time? What makes us immerse in verse?   Why it’s The Merry Dairy’s first-ever … Poetry Tag!   Because St. Paddy’s Day is about all things Irish and one great Irish thing is poetry!   And one great thing about poetry is that we’re all a poet and probably don’t even know it!   So here’s a way… Read more »

ValentinesForAll

    What is it about Valentines Day that makes it so … unloved?   Could it be that it’s about some but not all?   But what if Valentines Day could be for all?   On Valentines Day weekend, from noon on Friday, February 14 to 8pm on Sunday, February 16, it’s the Lonely (& Hungry) Hearts Club weekend at 102 Fairmont!   All weekend… Read more »

2019 in two minutes & 24 hours of musical flavours to 2020!

    At 102 Fairmont or by a Merry Dairy truck, 2019 was all about walking on sunshine or was it about the rhythm of the night, or maybe it was travelling down an old town road on your superbike, or the lovely Merry Dairy theme song composed by Allie Goodyear, music made the year!   It was a year of playlists… Read more »

24 Days in December and ….

  All December long … 3% of gross sales will be donated to Orkidstra!               View this post on Instagram                     You’re invited to join us on Dec. 11 & 18 for OrKidstra’s free Holiday Concerts! Bring your friends & family to experience… Read more »

Halloween in three spoooky parts …

The First Part …   The Great Pumpkin Patch …   Pumpkins pumpkins pumpkins …    From now until Halloween, bring a carved pumpkin and get a free kids cone! Carve one in the pumpkin patch at 102 Fairmont, or bring one from home.   Then place it by the Great Pumpkin Tree as The Merry Dairy prepares for the visit of… Read more »

A pie, some pints, some sweaters and pots ….

Is there a more lovely time to be in Ottawa? Blue skies and leaves full of colour make sure we remember September, shoulder October so that we all can be convinced to celebrate December in November with lights full of colour.               View this post on Instagram                … Read more »