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City Market Downtown

The City Market Downtown is a farmer’s market that has been an integral part of Edmonton’s downtown for more than a century. We are a year-round market known for its friendly, open atmosphere and quality products delivered direct by friendly, local farmers, growers and artisans. Being located in Edmonton, Alberta means our market runs during all four seasons. To keep it comfortable for customers and our vendors, we are outdoors on Read More

Michael Phair Park Officially Opened on 104th Street

Michael Phair Park Officially Opened on 104th Street

The secret is out! The little pocket park on the 104 Promenade north of Jasper is now officially the Michael Phair Park. Over 200 friends, colleagues, and officials attended the official opening on Thursday. Mayor Don Iveson and City Councillor Scott McKeen spoke highly of Michael Phair’s contributions to the city in academia, pride, and the arts. A picnic in the park followed the official unveiling of the park sign. The Read More

Official Opening and Naming of the 104th Street “Pocket Park”

Official Opening and Naming of the 104th Street “Pocket Park”

Join us the for official opening and naming of the Pocket Park on 104 Street. The name is still a secret but will be revealed at 11:30am on Thursday, May 26. You are invited to the opening.   One of the officials in attendance, along with Mayor Don Ivenson and current Ward 6 Councillor Scott McKeen, will be former Ward 6 Councilor, Michael Phair.   Michael Phair was the much-beloved City Councillor for Downtown Read More

Welcome Workhall Boutique!

Welcome Workhall Boutique!

Welcome to the WORKHALL Boutique, located in the historic Great West Saddlery Building (#102, 10137 – 104 Street) as of November 2013. The WORKHALL is an open-studio concept boutique. It was founded with the mission of introducing and promoting Edmonton-based labels. It represents labels with a national and international perspective; designers who possess a distinctive sense of beauty, and emphasize artistry over commercialism. The WORKHALL was designed to inspire forward thinking. With Read More

City Market on 104th Recognized by National Geographic Blogger as “Best Farmers’ Market of 2013!

City Market on 104th Recognized by National Geographic Blogger as “Best Farmers’ Market of 2013!

Our very own City Market on 104th, was recently recognized by National Geographic blogger Andrew Evans, as the BEST Farmers' Market in 2013!  Andrew has travelled the globe and visited our lovely street this past summer...  We have to agree with Andrew on this one...  Congratulations to the City Market and all those that have worked so hard to make it as successful as it is today!  Read Andrew's Post 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

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

Innovative Purple Flag Program

Taken from Purple Flag template on Kickstart workshop. The UK’s Purple Flag program grabbed the interest of the City of Edmonton during a Responsible Hospitality Institute webinar. The program aims for town centers to raise the standard and broaden their appeal. Purple Flag organizers provide templates, evaluation tools, and an accreditation process for other cities to use and duplicate. Similar to work championed by the 104th Street Steering Committee the Purple Flag Key Read More

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