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June 03, 2011

Not Fake Friday: Public wake for the Hintonburg KFC

A KFC on Wellington Street in the Hintonburg neighbourhood of Ottawa.
Photo by Steve Brandon, used by permission.
Yes, this is actually happening.  Not a joke, apparantly. From the Hintonburg Community Association:
Public wake for the Hintonburg KFC The KFC in Hintonburg next to the Elmdale Tavern has closed its doors. To collectively deal with our grief and begin the healing process, a wake has been organized. The afflicted are invited to gather at the Elmdale, Saturday June 4 from 5-7 pm.Fred Schubert, director of His Lady of Mercy, and Rev. Anthony Bailey of Parkdale United Church have agreed to deliver a few words of comfort. The HCA is offering a Hintonburg/Mechanicsville history book for the best spoken word, poetry or song memorial of the departed. Follow us on Twitter for other elegists.

See also: Ottawa Neighbourhoods Guide

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