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Summary of Sidewalk Signage Regulations

CITY OF EDMONTON – JANUARY 2016 Here is the summary of the bylaw sections to answer your questions in regard to the placement of an A-frame, sandwich board sign on the public sidewalk: For an A-frame (sandwich board type) signs do not require a permit as long as it complies with the requirements in the Zoning Bylaw Read More

7 Things You Need to Know to Appreciate Good Beer

7 Things You Need to Know to Appreciate Good Beer

While wine sommeliers have been mulling over tannins for thousands of years, beer connoisseurship is a relatively young art. That’s because there was a time when every beer in North America tasted exactly the same. Sure, some folks swore they could tell a Bud from a Miller, but to most of the populace, all wobbly pop was created equally. Read More

Customer Appreciation Day – 2015

Customer Appreciation Day – 2015

  Join us in celebration of 104th Street giving back for our annual Customer Appreciation Day! "Keeping each other warm with a lending hand" The winter snow will glisten from the lights on the trees with a warm humble holiday feel, listen for bells, Santa is on his way. On December 17th, 2015 from 8:00am onward, there will Read More

Blue Plate Diner is One of the Top Brunches in Edmonton

Blue Plate Diner is One of the Top Brunches in Edmonton

Writers Brent Wittmeier and Liane Faulder reviewed 14 brunches to come up with the top three in Edmonton. There could only be three. Narrowing Edmonton’s best brunch contenders from a list of more than 50 reader suggestions wasn’t easy. Winnowing that list down to three from 14 was even trickier. Brunch isn’t a set menu, after all. Can you Read More

Edmonton’s Food Bank Receives Gift From 104th Street

Edmonton’s Food Bank Receives Gift From 104th Street

Edmonton’s Food Bank Receives Gift From 104th Street Date: Friday October 9th, 2015 Time: 10 am Location: 104th Street Pocket Park at 10128-104 Street, Edmonton Just north of Jasper Avenue on 104 Street Downtown (beside Icon 1) The 104 Street Steering Committee will present Edmonton’s Food Bank with a cheque for $15,000 raised during the 104 Street al Fresco Block Party Read More

Nuit Blanche Edmonton

Nuit Blanche Edmonton

Celebrating its first event in Edmonton, Nuit Blanche is a FREE all-night contemporary art experience that will transform Edmonton’s downtown core. Featuring more than 30 artworks created by local and internationally renowned artists. Artworks range from the beautiful and poetic to the fun and interactive. Nuit Blanche is a event for kids, families, seniors, teenagers, students Read More

Why Edmonton Will be the Coolest City in Canada by 2020

Why Edmonton Will be the Coolest City in Canada by 2020

A recent article in Avenue magazine was just the optimism I needed to feel excited about living in Edmonton and see all the potential our great city has. There’s been a lot of fear-mongering and negativity because of falling oil prices, and after a summer job search from hell, this article was just what we all needed. Read More

METRO LINE BULLETIN

UPDATE: FIRST WEEK OF OPERATIONS It’s been just over a week since the Metro Line began operations and, except for a couple of hiccups, the system is operating well and has become popular with riders. Last week there were two incidents of delays in LRT service, one because of a technical issue on the Capital Line, and Read More

Angel Investors Supporting the Chase for Purple Flag & Community Development

Angel Investors Supporting the Chase for Purple Flag & Community Development

The following businesses, individuals, condominium associations, corporations and government agencies have chosen to support Purple Flag.  Here are there reasons for their support.  We hope you can join us in helping build a strong, safe and vibrant Downtown.   The City of Edmonton, Responsible Hospitality  Barb Ursuliak, Street as a Venue Coordinator “Our organization, Responsible Hospitality Edmonton (RHE), aims to Read More

Metro Line Facts

Metro Line Facts

Fact Sheet - Traffic PREPARING FOR GROWTH Light Rail Transit (LRT) is a key part of the City of Edmonton’s plan to keep people moving as Edmonton’s population continues to grow. LRT offers a long-term, sustainable option that can efficiently move thousands of people to residential, commercial and institutional destinations. The City’s newest LRT extension, the Metro Line, is expected Read More