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The 27th Annual Chili Cook-Off

The 27th Annual Chili Cook-Off

 __ 4th Street Road Closure On November 3rd, the City of Edmonton will be hosting the 27th Annual Chili Cook-Off on 104th Street as the official kick-off to Western Week in Edmonton. The event will include a road closure that begins at Michael Phair Park, just north of Jasper Ave, and extends to 102nd Avenue. The event runs from 11AM until 1:30PM on November 3rd, however, the road closure will be in Read More

Free Historical Walking Tours with the DBA’s Core Crew!

Free Historical Walking Tours with the DBA’s Core Crew!

NOTICE: THERE ARE NO TOURS ON  STATUTORY HOLIDAYS. Discover Downtown's colourful history, outstanding architecture, and must-see landmarks on a free, historical walking tour with the Core Crew! Tours are provided on both a walk-in and pre-booked basis. To ensure the tour is enjoyable for all, TOUR CAPACITY IS SET AT 20 PEOPLE PER TOUR. Tours run weekdays, from June 22 through August 18, 2017 Mon, Tues, Wed, and Thurs at 1pm Fridays at 10am No tours on Read More

Have your say in enriching the Downtown experience

Have your say in enriching the Downtown experience

Rogers Place has been open for a year. The new Royal Alberta Museum is complete and ready to open in 2018. Stantec Tower climbs higher each day; Edmonton Tower is already built. With most major projects well underway or already done, the much-hyped transformation of downtown is now cast in stone. Right? Wrong. The Downtown Business Association is running an online survey right now that gives every Edmontonian the chance to help Read More

City Market Downtown

The City Market Downtown is a farmer’s market that has been an integral part of Edmonton’s downtown for more than a century. We are a year-round market known for its friendly, open atmosphere and quality products delivered direct by friendly, local farmers, growers and artisans. Being located in Edmonton, Alberta means our market runs during all four seasons. To keep it comfortable for customers and our vendors, we are outdoors on Read More

Purple Flag Gala

Purple Flag Gala

Want to learn more about Purple Flag? Check out our “Purple Flag Gala” evening next Wednesday night at the Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel! All proceeds will go to the Edmonton Emergency Shelter. Instead of a boring meeting, our Chasing the Purple Flag Steering Committee is presenting “The Three Part Event” based on our committee values: Inform! Entertain! Educate! Inform:  Learn the status of our accreditation quest! Entertain: Enjoy the sounds of Terry McDade!! Educate: Discover Read More

Michael Phair Park Officially Opened on 104th Street

Michael Phair Park Officially Opened on 104th Street

The secret is out! The little pocket park on the 104 Promenade north of Jasper is now officially the Michael Phair Park. Over 200 friends, colleagues, and officials attended the official opening on Thursday. Mayor Don Iveson and City Councillor Scott McKeen spoke highly of Michael Phair’s contributions to the city in academia, pride, and the arts. A picnic in the park followed the official unveiling of the park sign. The Read More

Official Opening and Naming of the 104th Street “Pocket Park”

Official Opening and Naming of the 104th Street “Pocket Park”

Join us the for official opening and naming of the Pocket Park on 104 Street. The name is still a secret but will be revealed at 11:30am on Thursday, May 26. You are invited to the opening.   One of the officials in attendance, along with Mayor Don Ivenson and current Ward 6 Councillor Scott McKeen, will be former Ward 6 Councilor, Michael Phair.   Michael Phair was the much-beloved City Councillor for Downtown Read More

Purple Flag Evaluation Time!

It is will great excitement ATCM assessors from the UK, will be out evaluating our area SATURDAY May 14. The Chasing the Purple Flag Steering Committee developed nine strategies for improving safety and vibrancy of our area. Tour starts 6pm and right through the night till 2am. Streets, alleys, parking lots, businesses and late night venues within the WAREHOUSE DISTRICT (104th Street Promenade) will be noticed, hence you receiving this Read More

A Knight of Yoga – BREWGA

A Knight of Yoga – BREWGA

Brewga- Yoga & Beer Drinking for a Cause By: Knight's Cabin Cancer Retreats Enjoy beer, yoga and live in Edmonton? You don’t want to miss out on this event.  Be a part of yoga and beer drinking for a cause in support of Knights Cabin Cancer Retreats. Join us on April 26 at The Yellowhead Brewery for laid back fun with some good peeps. We’ll start with a 75 minute yoga class with Read More

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 Section 12.2.17(i) No Development Permit Required: illuminated or non-illuminated Signs not exceeding a Height of Read More

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