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WOW! What an exciting September so far!

WOW! What an exciting September so far! Opening of Rogers Arena, first three international artists perform to full house at Rogers Arena, this upcoming Saturday - Oil Kings and Monday- Oiler preseason games. First NEWS FROM PURPLE FLAG COMMITTEE: We wanted to welcom Rogers Patrons, by providing visitors with a visual cue, and eyes are on the street support. Read More

Getting to Rogers Place 101

On July 13, the City of Edmonton and Oilers Entertainment Group (OEG) hosted over 100 people in an information session providing Downtown residents and businesses with parking and traffic plans, as well as answering questions that they may have. Stu Ballantyne of OEG kicked off the session with a 15 minute presentation of the Rogers Place Read More

Dauphine Bakery and Bistro to close doors at month’s end

Dauphine Bakery and Bistro to close doors at month’s end

I have had a sad note from Linda Kearney. The most excellent baker of high-quality breads, tarts and other exquisite sweets is closing Dauphine Bakery and Bistro. The last day for the shop, owned and run by Kearney and her husband, Paul Bumanis, is Aug. 27. Thereafter, Dauphine can be found until the end of the market Read More

It’s Almost Time to See Your Rogers Place

It’s Almost Time to See Your Rogers Place

Among the highlights of the tour will be seeing the Ford Hall artwork by world-renowned Indigenous artist Alex Janvier, the NHL’s largest true high-definition scoreboard, and the bright, wide concourses offering an impressive array of food and beverage options. Tickets to the open house will be released to the public on August 29. Tickets are free Read More

Community hopes downtown arena’s opening won’t mean end to distinctive Edmonton neighbourhood

Community hopes downtown arena’s opening won’t mean end to distinctive Edmonton neighbourhood

The landscaping isn’t quite done. A few workers are still milling about inside. But as moving vans pull into the driveway, neighbours of Edmonton’s downtown arena are keeping an eye on the place, wondering how much the area will change when the doors open. “It’s more just understanding the flow of traffic and understanding how it’s going to impact Read More

104th Street Feast

104th Street Feast

A new and fun food concept launches in September on 104 Street. Called the 104th Street Feast, the concept is the inaugural outing for Edmonton Food Tours, a new company offering walking food tours of Edmonton neighbourhoods. The food tour, which profiles Edmonton’s spectacular City Market, starts out with a full-on Ukrainian brunch, care of chef Brad Smoliak Read More

Raceweek Street Party

Raceweek Street Party

Raceweek Street Party hosted by Yardstick Raceweek will be rolling into Edmonton September 1st – 5th, featuring two international sporting events, Tour of Alberta and ITU World Triathlon, taking place over the Labour Day long weekend. On August 27th, the City of Edmonton, EEDC and Yardstick are partnering to launch a cool, summer Raceweek Street Party. Join us on Read More

How will the Arena Affect 4th Street Merchants/Residents & Businesses?

Dick Gregory once said that “There is a limit to the amount of information you can keep bottled up.” The 104th Street Committee is opening the information bottle. When Rogers Place opens in September there will be a spillover effect on 104 Street. How will this affect you? Stuart Ballantyne, Senior VP-Operations (and colleagues) with the Oilers Entertainment Read More

Cafe Amore expands its brand in Edmonton

Cafe Amore expands its brand in Edmonton

The Crudo family — the force behind Cafe Amore and Black Pearl Seafood — are launching not one but two more concepts in Edmonton. One new eatery, due to open late this year, is Bottega on 104 Street downtown. Co-owner Nick Crudo describes it as being inspired by Soho in New York, with an Italian influence. Read More

Opposition to “Mega-Bar” Development Proposal in Fox Towers

Opposition to “Mega-Bar” Development Proposal in Fox Towers

It has come to our attention a request has been submitted to the City of Edmonton for a variance in zoning on 104th Street to support a mega-bar on 102 Avenue & 104th Street. deVine Wines , many residents and other business are strongly opposed to a 600 seat bar on 104th Street. Current zoning allows for a "bar Read More