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Fine Menswear Finds a New Home at the Helm

Fine Menswear Finds a New Home at the Helm

With the opening of The Helm, Edmonton’s fashion conscious men can now find clothes that express their individuality on the 104st promenade. Located on the north end of the street in the historic Armstrong building, this upscale boutique offers the best in business attire, weekend wear and made-to-measure. The owners Chad Helm and Brad Kahler travelled through Europe, hand-selecting collections of ready-to-wear clothing with their customer’s individual expression in mind. They’ve Read More

Wine & Food Pairing Tips

Having worked in the wine retail trade for over thirty years, I can say without a doubt that the most frequently asked question is “What wine would you serve with this dish/meal/occasion?” And in that same period of time, I have never answered “Well, you must drink such and such with this dish”. That would be far too presumptuous, dogmatic and plain wrong. My job is to find out what my Read More

Halloween Safety

Halloween Safety

A friendly safety reminder so everyone can enjoy Halloween night this+Wednesday, Oct. 31. Tips for children Carry a flashlight and cell phone. Have an emergency plan if something bad happens – know who you can talk to or approach if you have any problems or get lost. Let your parents/guardians know where you will be and stay in areas that you know and are comfortable with. Ensure you can see through a mask or makeup. Avoid Read More

deVine Wines Tasting

deVine Wines Tasting

2009 Bordeaux - Petit Chateaux, Cru Bourgeois & Satellites (Only 14 Spots Left) Many are nervous approaching Bordeaux, one of the world's best wine producing regions. Well we can discover what Bordeaux can offer in a great vintage - 2009 Bordeaux has been heralded by numerous influential wine critics as the greatest vintage of Bordeaux ever. High praise indeed given the greatness of 1961, 1982, 1990, 2000, 2005, not to mention the arrival of the 2010's next year. Make no Read More

Security Tips for 4th Street

Security Tips for 4th Street

The Downtown Division of the Edmonton Police Services has passed along these important tips for 104th Street residents. Please take a moment to read them and ensure you are familiar with the steps you can take to make your home and building more secure. Apartment Safety: Apartment and condominium buildings are typically secure and safe. However, here are some helpful tips to ensure the security and safety of your apartment and apartment Read More

Alley of Light: Past, Present & Future

Alley of Light: Past, Present & Future

Summer Fun In The Alley 2012 has been hot times for the Alley of Light project! Many committed Alley of Light volunteers and partnering organizations have worked together to bring ‘life’ to the alley. Our kickoff event was a chalk and games day for children on the opening day of the 104th Street Market. A ring toss on bottles (wine bottles-empty), pitching pennies into a dish floating in a pool of Read More

Al Fresco a Smashing Success

Al Fresco a Smashing Success

Despite the rain and wind which arrived at 8 PM, Al Fresco had just enough good weather to make it another success. With the hard work put in by a small army of volunteers, our community came together to reach its fundraising goal of $15,000. The funds were donated to the Zebra Child Protection Centre on behalf of the 104th-Street community. Well done everyone! We would like to acknowledge the people Read More

Kicking off Culture Days

Kicking off Culture Days

Alberta Culture Days 2012 is kicking off this year’s celebration in the heart of downtown Edmonton! On September 28th, 104th Street will shut down between Jasper and 102nd Avenue to jumpstart the three-day, province wide celebration of Alberta’s arts and culture. From 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. 104th Street will be alive with free family-friendly activities including live music from special guests DJ Beat Burglar, Politic Live, Mad Bomber Society and Shout Read More

Reporting Suspicious Activity & Crime

Reporting Suspicious Activity & Crime

As a police officer it almost seems trivial to ask this question but in reality most citizens do not know the right time to call the police or what phone number to use. Many times someone views a suspicious person or vehicle in the area but do not call the police. It is not until the next day when police are conducting door to door inquiries asking if anyone saw anything Read More

Be aware of criminals on bicycles

Be aware of criminals on bicycles

“Criminals on bikes can get in and out of a community quickly, attracting less attention than if they were walking through the neighbourhood,” says Community Liaison Const. Christopher Lucas. “We have found they often wear backpacks or pull a child carriage behind a bike as an easy way to conceal and transport stolen merchandise.” Given a recent spike of property theft across the city, the EPS is reminding citizens to notify Read More

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