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#Megabar Appeal Hearing – CANCELLED

Megabar Withdraws Appeal We have received the attached letter from the SDAB indicating that the Appeal to the megabar development on 104 Street at 102 Avenue has been withdrawn. This is in keeping with the wishes of the community that sent 400 letters, e-mails, phone calls and other messages in response to the original application. The Read More

#Megabar Appeal Hearing Scheduled for November 2nd

#Megabar Appeal Hearing Scheduled for November 2nd

Friends of 104th.... As you all know, Urban Sparq has decided to appeal the Development Officer's decision to reject the application for the #megabar proposal in the Fox II towers. http://edmontonjournal.com/news/local-news/proposed-downtown-mega-bars-to-appeal-city-rejection The date for the appeal hearing for the #megabar  is scheduled for November 2nd at 10:30 am, 3rd floor of the Churchill Building.  A few community members met Read More

Before You Go Downtown, Plan Ahead

Jesse loves to go Downtown for hockey games, concerts & the awesome nightlife. But he likes to save the adventure for the destination, so he plans ahead before he heads out. Jesse is pretty smart, be like Jesse.

How to Be a Good Fan

Jesse is a really good fan when we comes Downtown. He knows not to litter, to use the crosswalks, keep the noise down and more. Check out this video for tips from Jesse on how to celebrate shamelessly and enjoy Downtown responsibly.  

All The Ways to Get Downtown

Planning your trip to Downtown Edmonton? Jesse has a few options for you to consider, from biking to taking transit to driving.

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