These Urban Waterfalls Will Blow Your Mind

These Urban Waterfalls Will Blow Your Mind

These are the Urban Waterfalls of Edmonton, including the city’s best kept secret. From an historic Great Divide Waterfall higher than Niagara Falls, to one out of thin air, to hanging cascades downtown, to the final hidden wonder, these waterfalls of River City will blow your mind. We’ll start with the Great Divide Waterfall. Originally planned for the 78 commonwealth games, the half a million dollar landmark was opened September 1, 1980 in time for…

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This Alley Makeover is Spot-on

This Alley Makeover is Spot-on

As cities around the world enter a new renaissance in urban planning by making them pedestrian-friendly, they face huge challenges in what to do with roadways which are no longer needed. Edmonton has found a fun way to revamp an unnecessary roadway and it’s as simple as child’s play. For a pilot project for this summer, the alley on the North West corner of 104 St and Whyte Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic…

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Amour De Paris Show Ends at Muttart

Amour De Paris Show Ends at Muttart

The Amour De Paris show closed at Muttart Conservatory to make way for the Lord Of The Rings inspired Journey to Middle Earth. If you missed the lovely spring show, here’s your chance to visit it for free.

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Winter Cities & Winter Shake-Up

Winter Cities & Winter Shake-Up

Announcement Raw footage of the press conference announcement of the Winter Cities Conference and Winter Shake-Up Festival.   Discussion Here’s a discussion of the new winter cities initiative with two festival coordinators from Flying Canoe and Rubaboo Festivals.

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High Level Bridge Lights Up for Queer Community

High Level Bridge Lights Up for Queer Community

Edmonton’s High Level Bridge was lit up in rainbow colours on December 6th in solidarity with the queer community after requests were made during the 3rd reading of Alberta’s controversial Bill 10 on Gay-Straight Alliances. The Bill was the tipping point in the splitting of Alberta’s opposition Wildrose Party. The City of Edmonton lit the bridge even though it is not policy to use the bridge for political purposes. The lights were lit up on…

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Lazia Restaurants

Lazia Restaurants

Although Lazia North is no longer open, Lazia downtown serves a great Asian fusion menu right at Edmonton City Centre West. In addition to Lazia, the restaurant group also owns the decadent Wildflower Grill and critically-acclaimed EAST Malaysian-Chinese cuisine. Below you’ll be able to watch a video from both the current and past Lazia restaurants. Enjoy. Lazia Downtown (open): Lazia North (closed):  

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Holt Renfrew Has A Restaurant

Holt Renfrew Has A Restaurant

While high-end designer handbags, clothes, and cosmetics are the first thought when retailer Holt Renfrew is brought up to most people, Holt Renfrew actually has a pleasant restaurant inside its store. Holt’s Café offers some great delights if you’ve got time for lunch or take out. With a changing menu, they’ve got something that will please everyone’s palates. Here’s the first Yegventures visit there.

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