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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 and thirty-somethings. It’s for both the art-savvy AND the art-skeptical alike. Edmonton’s first Nuit Blanche event 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. Well timed, really. Top that off with National Geographic naming Edmonton one of the top 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 one because of a communication issue with one of the Metro Line trains. Both problems 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 promote safe, thriving, late-night environments in the city by planning, managing and policing the many 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 to bring more than 13,000 new LRT passengers to Edmonton’s LRT network, reducing the overall number Read More

Be My Neighbour Downtown

Ever considered giving up your weekday commute and moving Downtown? Hear from real people that have done just that!

Collecting Food Donations

Collecting Food Donations

Al Fresco, the 104th Street Block Party, will take place on Saturday August 22nd from noon to 10 pm. Al Fresco has partnered with Edmonton Food Bank and will be collecting donations for the Food Bank prior to and during Al Fresco. We invite the residents of 104th Street to contribute to the Food Bank up until August 22nd. To that end an Edmonton Food Bank collection box will be in Read More

Local Improvement – Alley Reconstruction

Local Improvement – Alley Reconstruction

Alley West of 104 Street; South of 102 Ave As part of the 2015 construction program, the City of Edmonton, Transportation Services will be involved in reconstructing the alley west of 104 Street and south of 102 Avenue, as requested by the majority of owners through the local improvement initiative. Please refer to the map on the back of this bulletin for the general scope of work to be completed during Read More

Montes Wine Tasting & Fundraiser for Purple Flag

Montes Wine Tasting & Fundraiser for Purple Flag

Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 7pm - $30   deVine Wines and Trialto Wine Group are pleased to present a wine tasting and fundraiser in support of community development. 104th-St. and surrounding environs are seeking to become the first Purple Flag accredited area in North America.

Please join us for a standup wine tasting on Saturday, September 26, 2015 that will feature seven wines from the Chilean producer Vina Montes. Cost is

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Al Fresco is Back!

Al Fresco is Back!

Al Fresco, the greatly missed 104th-St. community block party is back after a two year hiatus. Save the date! This year, the event will take place on Saturday, August 22, 2015. Myron Nebozuk, Chair of the Al Fresco Planning Committee says "After a two year break, I think the community is ready to step forward again to plan another fantastic event. We have heard from so many people asking to bring back Read More