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10 Reasons to Visit 4th Street Promenade in Edmonton

10 Reasons to Visit 4th Street Promenade in Edmonton

Edmonton is full of unique neighbourhoods to visit – and the 4th Street Promenade has a well-deserved place on that list. Deep in the heart of downtown, the community offers sophistication as an ever-changing destination for tourists and locals alike. Cafes: Casual and cozy cafes such as the plant-based Kb&co (Fox One Tower, 10224 104 Street) or Credo Coffee (10134 104 Street) where they put the focus on the perfect Read More

How to Be a Good Fan

Jesse is a really good fan when we comes Downtown. He knows not to litter, to use the crosswalks, keep the noise down and more. Check out this video for tips from Jesse on how to celebrate shamelessly and enjoy Downtown responsibly.  

All The Ways to Get Downtown

Planning your trip to Downtown Edmonton? Jesse has a few options for you to consider, from biking to taking transit to driving.

Getting to Rogers Place 101

On July 13, the City of Edmonton and Oilers Entertainment Group (OEG) hosted over 100 people in an information session providing Downtown residents and businesses with parking and traffic plans, as well as answering questions that they may have. Stu Ballantyne of OEG kicked off the session with a 15 minute presentation of the Rogers Place Event Traffic and Parking Plan. Watch the video of thepresentation above. There were several key areas that Read More

Dauphine Bakery and Bistro to close doors at month’s end

Dauphine Bakery and Bistro to close doors at month’s end

I have had a sad note from Linda Kearney. The most excellent baker of high-quality breads, tarts and other exquisite sweets is closing Dauphine Bakery and Bistro. The last day for the shop, owned and run by Kearney and her husband, Paul Bumanis, is Aug. 27. Thereafter, Dauphine can be found until the end of the market season at both the City Market and the 124 Grand Market, where the business has had Read More

Community hopes downtown arena’s opening won’t mean end to distinctive Edmonton neighbourhood

Community hopes downtown arena’s opening won’t mean end to distinctive Edmonton neighbourhood

The landscaping isn’t quite done. A few workers are still milling about inside. But as moving vans pull into the driveway, neighbours of Edmonton’s downtown arena are keeping an eye on the place, wondering how much the area will change when the doors open. “It’s more just understanding the flow of traffic and understanding how it’s going to impact this street in particular because this street has a specific feel and community around it,, said 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

Purple Flag Evaluation Time!

It is will great excitement ATCM assessors from the UK, will be out evaluating our area SATURDAY May 14. The Chasing the Purple Flag Steering Committee developed nine strategies for improving safety and vibrancy of our area. Tour starts 6pm and right through the night till 2am. Streets, alleys, parking lots, businesses and late night venues within the WAREHOUSE DISTRICT (104th Street Promenade) will be noticed, hence you receiving this 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