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Alberta Culture Days Kickoff

Block Party Celebrates Centennial

By Caley Ramsay Global News EDMONTON- Dozens of people took over a section of 104th Street Saturday night, to celebrate a unique building’s 100th anniversary. The Phillips Building, located at 101st Avenue and 104th Street, was built during the pre-First World War economic boom and opened in October 1913. It was constructed using the latest in 1912 technology. The Phillips Building was used as a storage warehouse until it was sold in the early Read More

Al Fresco is a No-Go This Year

Al Fresco is a No-Go This Year

A lot of people asked where al Fresco went this year. Unfortunately, al Fresco took a hiatus while the 104th street steering committee worked to develop a better framework to ensure long-term sustainability of the event. It pains the team that this year’s event had to be cancelled however it’s the team’s hope al Fresco will be back for 2014! If you're a business owner or resident along 104th street (or neighbouring area) Read More

104th Street Centennial Block Party

104th Street Centennial Block Party

Al Fresco is cancelled, but that doesn't mean we can't have a block party! Come out to celebrate the heritage buildings on our special street reaching their big 100 years! The day gets started with DECL's annual pancake breakfast at 8:30 am. The City Market runs from 9am-3pm, and the Pride Parade runs down 102 Ave starting at noon. Things get swinging at 4:30 with a BBQ, street performers, salsa lessons, a Read More

illumiNITE 2013

illumiNITE 2013

Looking for a way to warm up a winter weekend?  Join us for our second round of illumiNITE:     illumiNITE 2013 Edmonton on the Edge is excited to host illumiNITE for second year running! Even more exciting is that illlumiNITE will be up for the entire long weekend in February (February 16-18,2013). As part of the event, we are inviting artists, designers and the creatively inspired to join in the design competition that Read More

deVine Wines Tasting

deVine Wines Tasting

2009 Bordeaux - Petit Chateaux, Cru Bourgeois & Satellites (Only 14 Spots Left) Many are nervous approaching Bordeaux, one of the world's best wine producing regions. Well we can discover what Bordeaux can offer in a great vintage - 2009 Bordeaux has been heralded by numerous influential wine critics as the greatest vintage of Bordeaux ever. High praise indeed given the greatness of 1961, 1982, 1990, 2000, 2005, not to mention the arrival of the 2010's next year. Make no Read More

Al Fresco a Smashing Success

Al Fresco a Smashing Success

Despite the rain and wind which arrived at 8 PM, Al Fresco had just enough good weather to make it another success. With the hard work put in by a small army of volunteers, our community came together to reach its fundraising goal of $15,000. The funds were donated to the Zebra Child Protection Centre on behalf of the 104th-Street community. Well done everyone! We would like to acknowledge the people Read More

Kicking off Culture Days

Kicking off Culture Days

Alberta Culture Days 2012 is kicking off this year’s celebration in the heart of downtown Edmonton! On September 28th, 104th Street will shut down between Jasper and 102nd Avenue to jumpstart the three-day, province wide celebration of Alberta’s arts and culture. From 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. 104th Street will be alive with free family-friendly activities including live music from special guests DJ Beat Burglar, Politic Live, Mad Bomber Society and Shout Read More

Street Closure

Dear 104 Street Residents:   The Government of Alberta’s Ministry of Culture, it partnership with the 104 Street Business Association, will be using 104 street (similar to Al Fresco) as a venue for an Alberta Culture Days 2012 kick-off event. The event will occur on Friday, September 28, 2012 from approximately 4:30 to 9:30pm, with street closure starting at approximately 7:30am.   I encourage you to come down and experience some of the great programming Read More

Best Bang for Your Buck

Best Bang for Your Buck

A Fundraiser for YWCA's Walk A Mile in Her Shoes Each December, deVine Wines holds two sold out wine tasting events featuring some of the best value driven wines the team has recently discovered. We will be hosting a special session of Best Bang for the Buck tasting on Thursday, September 6th, in support of the YWCA’s Walk A Mile in Her Shoes Campaign. All gross proceeds will be donated Read More