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It’s Almost Time to See Your Rogers Place

It’s Almost Time to See Your Rogers Place

Among the highlights of the tour will be seeing the Ford Hall artwork by world-renowned Indigenous artist Alex Janvier, the NHL’s largest true high-definition scoreboard, and the bright, wide concourses offering an impressive array of food and beverage options. Tickets to the open house will be released to the public on August 29. Tickets are free and the public will be required to book a scheduled arrival/entrance slot between 8 a.m. 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

Raceweek Street Party

Raceweek Street Party

Raceweek Street Party hosted by Yardstick Raceweek will be rolling into Edmonton September 1st – 5th, featuring two international sporting events, Tour of Alberta and ITU World Triathlon, taking place over the Labour Day long weekend. On August 27th, the City of Edmonton, EEDC and Yardstick are partnering to launch a cool, summer Raceweek Street Party. Join us on 104 Street Saturday, August 27, from 6:30pm – 10:30pm. 104th Street (from Jasper Ave to Read More

How will the Arena Affect 4th Street Merchants/Residents & Businesses?

Dick Gregory once said that “There is a limit to the amount of information you can keep bottled up.” The 104th Street Committee is opening the information bottle. When Rogers Place opens in September there will be a spillover effect on 104 Street. How will this affect you? Stuart Ballantyne, Senior VP-Operations (and colleagues) with the Oilers Entertainment Group (OEG) have been invited to talk about traffic, parking, and pedestrian flow related to Read More

Cafe Amore expands its brand in Edmonton

Cafe Amore expands its brand in Edmonton

The Crudo family — the force behind Cafe Amore and Black Pearl Seafood — are launching not one but two more concepts in Edmonton. One new eatery, due to open late this year, is Bottega on 104 Street downtown. Co-owner Nick Crudo describes it as being inspired by Soho in New York, with an Italian influence. Much of the equipment is being imported from Italy, including a pizza oven. “There will be Read More

Opposition to “Mega-Bar” Development Proposal in Fox Towers

Opposition to “Mega-Bar” Development Proposal in Fox Towers

It has come to our attention a request has been submitted to the City of Edmonton for a variance in zoning on 104th Street to support a mega-bar on 102 Avenue & 104th Street. deVine Wines , many residents and other business are strongly opposed to a 600 seat bar on 104th Street. Current zoning allows for a "bar or neighbourhood pub" for up to 100 persons.  The applicants are asking for a variance Read More

Tunnel Shaft on 105 Street & Jasper Avenue

Tunnel Shaft on 105 Street & Jasper Avenue

City of Edmonton Utilities Infrastructure SEWER RENEWAL AND UPGRADES Downtown IMPORTANT INFORMATION UPDATE Tunnel shaft on 105 Street & Jasper Avenue Beginning in July 2016, City of Edmonton Utilities Infrastructure, formerly Drainage Services, will set up a construction shaft and drill site on 105 Street, just north of Jasper Avenue to prepare for underground tunnelling on July 18, 2016. This site will cause disruptions to traffic and parking in the area, and will create some daytime noise. For approximately 16 Read More

The News We Have Been Waiting For

The News We Have Been Waiting For

The ATCM is delighted that Warehouse District, Edmonton has succeeded in their application to become to the first location in North America to fly the Purple Flag. Their commitment and partnership across a range of sectors is encouraging and will support their work going forward and will stand them in good stead to maintain the Flag.  Shanaaz Carroll, ATCM CEO, said “Warehouse District, Edmonton have worked hard with their partnership to Read More

Purple Flag Gala

Purple Flag Gala

Want to learn more about Purple Flag? Check out our “Purple Flag Gala” evening next Wednesday night at the Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel! All proceeds will go to the Edmonton Emergency Shelter. Instead of a boring meeting, our Chasing the Purple Flag Steering Committee is presenting “The Three Part Event” based on our committee values: Inform! Entertain! Educate! Inform:  Learn the status of our accreditation quest! Entertain: Enjoy the sounds of Terry McDade!! Educate: Discover 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