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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 be street level activities including roving choirs, a visit from Santa, hot chocolate and warming 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 really compare the resplendent Hotel Macdonald to the home-brewed charm of the Sugarbowl? To preserve our 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 held in late August. The merchants, businesses, and residents of 104 Street also collected over 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 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

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