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How 104th Street became the heart of downtown Edmonton

How 104th Street became the heart of downtown Edmonton

Original Article by Michelle Bellefontaine, CBC News Posted: Jun 14, 2013 6:35 AM MT   Tricia Bell opens a bottle of rosé behind the counter of her new wine bar, the aptly-named Cavern on 104th Street in downtown Edmonton. As she uncorks the bottle, Bell explains the reasoning behind the high-tech system that preserves the wine she serves by the glass. “Oxygen is the friend of wine for about 45 minutes and then the enemy after Read More

Phillips Lofts Celebrates 100 Years!

Phillips Lofts Celebrates 100 Years!

Residents and visitors took to 104th street Saturday, June 8th to celebrate the centennial of the Heritage buildings on the street, namely Phillips Lofts, who reached their important milestone this year.  See Global TV Edmonton's coverage of the event by clicking here. "The Phillips Building was built for owners N. W. Purcell and J. G. Kelly during the pre-First World War economic boom. The brick is sand lime brick made by Read More

Al Fresco is a No-Go This Year

Al Fresco is a No-Go This Year

A lot of people asked where al Fresco went this year. Unfortunately, al Fresco took a hiatus while the 104th street steering committee worked to develop a better framework to ensure long-term sustainability of the event. It pains the team that this year’s event had to be cancelled however it’s the team’s hope al Fresco will be back for 2014! If you're a business owner or resident along 104th street (or neighbouring area) Read More

City Market Now Open on 104th!

City Market Now Open on 104th!

Edmonton’s Original Farmers’ Market returned to 104th Street outdoors on Saturday, May 18th, 2013. Each market day the market will open from 9am until 3pm-rain or shine. Come downtown and enjoy local flavour with an urban touch, featuring over 180 vendors. From farm fresh eggs, locally raised meats and local produce to fashions, home décor, jewelry and prepared foods there is something for every heart’s desire. But the offerings don't stop there. Patrons also look forward to Read More

Burger Lovers Rejoice

Burger Lovers Rejoice

The Burg is coming to the historic Metals Building on 4th Street this June and there are three things they want you to know. One: their burgers are big, tall, juicy and all certified Angus beef. Two: they love to cook as much as you love to eat. And three: they are sharing the love in a beautiful, casual and social setting.   Chef Jonathan creates these masterworks out of the best Read More

104th Street Centennial Block Party

104th Street Centennial Block Party

Al Fresco is cancelled, but that doesn't mean we can't have a block party! Come out to celebrate the heritage buildings on our special street reaching their big 100 years! The day gets started with DECL's annual pancake breakfast at 8:30 am. The City Market runs from 9am-3pm, and the Pride Parade runs down 102 Ave starting at noon. Things get swinging at 4:30 with a BBQ, street performers, salsa lessons, a Read More

illumiNITE 2013

illumiNITE 2013

Looking for a way to warm up a winter weekend?  Join us for our second round of illumiNITE:     illumiNITE 2013 Edmonton on the Edge is excited to host illumiNITE for second year running! Even more exciting is that illlumiNITE will be up for the entire long weekend in February (February 16-18,2013). As part of the event, we are inviting artists, designers and the creatively inspired to join in the design competition that Read More

104TH Street Helps Alberta Kickoff Culture Days 2012

104TH Street Helps Alberta Kickoff Culture Days 2012

How did you kickoff Alberta Culture Days this year? Alberta’s Ministry of Culture and 104th Street hosted a block party like no other. We shut down 104th on Friday, September 28 so that thousands could start their Alberta Culture Days weekend with a bang… and art, and food, and music! Alberta Culture Days is the province’s largest celebration of art, heritage, and cultural diversity. It is an annual celebration during the last Read More

Computers & the Workplace

Computers & the Workplace

The highly skilled staff at the EyeCare Group is keenly aware and specially trained to recognize eye health problems that can arise just from doing your day-to-day routine. Many people are unaware that computers are the cause of many workplace stresses such as headache, eye strain, blurred vision, and other visual symptoms. This type of stress on the visual system can also cause body fatigue and reduce work place efficiencies. Read More

Alley of Light – Winter Edition 2012

The Alley of Light project is moving forward into fall of 2012 and winter of 2013! This past summer the project held activities in the alley and participated in a number of other events—Al Fresco and Alberta Culture Days to name a few. On Sunday, November 11th from 1 to 3pm, the Alley of Light hosted an Open House in the Atrium at the U of A Enterprise Square. On display Read More

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