When Lori and I first started looking for a house, we looked in the Westboro area. We loved the old houses that were surrounding a small street that harkened back to old Nepean. The town's original town hall still stands, though condominiums are sprouting up around it. Westboro is the neighbourhood of Newport Restaurant and MEC; of Westfest.
We love Westboro. In hindsight, we still should have swallowed the larger mortgage and bought.
Last night, Lori and I visited the Clocktower Brew Pub, which recently opened amongst those new condos. As we sat on the patio, I looked up and saw the neighbourhood that could have been ours, and I snapped this photo (and then played with it, using Camera+):
Though I love our street—our neighbours are amazing—I still look to Westboro. Maybe when the kids grow up and move out...