Sunday, April 13, 2008

Shoes on Power Lines, Ottawa, Ontario

http://ottsun.canoe.ca/News/OttawaAndRegion/2008/04/13/5271556-sun.html

Ottawa Sun [ON]
13 April 2008

The shoes don't fit

Gang and drug connections urban myth

By JON WILLING, SUN MEDIA

That wet pair of dirty shoes dangling over Hawthorne Ave. near Colonel By Dr. has been wrapped around the power line for years.

But don't bother looking for street gangs or crackhouses. There are no obvious drug dealers around here.

"Just souvlaki dealers," Samantha Besharahi, 23, quipped from behind the counter of Greek On Wheels, the restaurant that shares street space with the shoes. [...]