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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

26 reasons why Edmonton might be the next great Canadian city

26 reasons why Edmonton might be the next great Canadian city

Forget Toronto & Vancouver; these days, Edmonton is where it’s at! We’re going to take a guess and say that Edmonton probably isn’t near the top of your bucket list, but it’s starting to look like it should be. That’s right, Alberta’s capital is stepping it up, and it might just be Canada’s next great city. Here are 26 reasons why: 1. IT’S A GREENER PLACE THAN YOU THINK Where’s the largest expanse of urban Read More

Rogers Place | Helicopter Ride

Rogers Place | Helicopter Ride

A bird's eye view of Rogers Place and the Edmonton Arena District aboard a helicopter.  

Edmonton makes National Geographic’s Top 10 List of Best Summer Trips

Edmonton makes National Geographic’s Top 10 List of Best Summer Trips

What do Machu Picchu, Singapore and Edmonton have in common? They all made National Geographic list of the best summer trips to take in 2015.  WATCH: People planning a vacation might want to think about a staycation in Edmonton. As Eric Szeto reports, Edmonton is being called one of the best places to spend the summer. The magazine made a list of its top 10 best summer trips – plus one reader’s choice. Read More

Night Market Edmonton

Night Market Edmonton

Being downtown is exciting! Being the first true night market in Edmonton is even more exciting! We are making creative use of space in the downtown core during the evening, which was not previously found in Edmonton.  Come for the entertainment, stay for the friends. We have the privilege of being considered on of the top 5 Ideas for Edmonton!  It is one of the few places where anyone is welcome…. young and old. It’s a great place Read More

104th Street Cleanup

104th Street Cleanup

In anticipation of the annual arrival of the Downtown Market on the May long weekend, the business owners, residents and merchants of 104 Street are doing a spring cleaning. Please join in!! Annual 104 Street Clean up is happening May 9th. Meet at the Earth General Store at 9am 10150 - 104th Street, Edmonton, AB T5J 1A7 Equipment provided. Free Coffee/tea at EGS for all volunteers IF you bring your own reusable cup/mug Merchants and condos are Read More

Sobeys on Jasper Available Immediately

Sobeys on Jasper Available Immediately

The Sobey’s Urban Fresh store on 104 Street and Jasper Avenue closed on July 31 last year. Now, seven months later, Colliers has begun to find a tenant who will sub-lease the space for the three years remaining on the Sobey’s lease. Speculation about the possible use of the site has been swirling around the downtown like litter in the spring. The 104 Street Committee met with the real estate agents who are handling the sub-lease Read More

104th Street on its way to be first area in North America Purple Flag accredited

104th Street on its way to be first area in North America Purple Flag accredited

Local business owners say this will be “groundbreaking” for the perception that downtown is safe. Community members are seeking the accreditation for the area so that Edmontonians can feel more at ease when visiting the core—day or night— by knowing measures like quick reporting of positive and negative things happening in the area are already being done. “It’s essentially to shine a spotlight on a defined area, see what’s occurring and work Read More

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