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Mercer Building Rejuvenation

Mercer Building Rejuvenation

After sitting empty for decades, the century-old Mercer Building on 104th Street, which was once a hub for scotch and cigar sales, is being rejuvenated. It's a project that many, including our city's mayor, believe will help breathe new life into downtown. The idea is to re-invent the area, while keeping a part of Edmonton's past. Reopening this spring under the name '4th Street Promenade,' the old Mercer Building will Read More

3rd Annual 104th-Street Cleaning Blitz

3rd Annual 104th-Street Cleaning Blitz

Each year, the 104th-St. community comes together to do a “spring street cleaning”. This year, the event will take place on Friday, April 27, 2012, rain or shine. It’s a great chance to lend a hand and meet your neighbours. Our past volunteers have included many of the streets business and property owners, residents and people from other areas of the city. If you would like to volunteer your Read More

Good Neighbour Obligations For Alcohol Sales

Good Neighbour Obligations For Alcohol Sales

Responsible Hospitality Edmonton supports a safe, thriving, late night economy by planning, managing and policing and the many aspects of night life by: promoting patron responsibility; managing Whyte and Jasper Avenues as a venue; ensuring licensed venues know and comply with rules and standards meant to keep people safe; Under Responsible Hospitality Edmonton, the Public Safety Compliance Team is a multi-agency group designed to coordinate the efforts of the municipal and provincial agencies involved Read More

Let’s recap a busy week for 104 Street!

Let’s recap a busy week for 104 Street!

This week has been so full of exciting news and announcements related to 104 Street downtown that I figured a quick recap would be helpful.

It started on Tuesday with some coverage of the renovations taking place at the historic Mercer Warehouse, located on the corner of 104 Avenue and 104 Street. Owned by the Pope family, the building will soon be home to a flower shop,

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Vibrant Streets X-posed

Vibrant Streets X-posed

I was across the pond in London last week, so I was unable to attend the Downtown X-posed event that took place on Thursday at the Shaw Conference Centre. Though I wasn’t there in the flesh, I did participate by way of a video!

Here’s my video on vibrant streets downtown. It focuses on 104 Street, the “blueprint” for future streets in Edmonton’s downtown.

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