World Record ‘Dronie’ Attempt

World Record ‘Dronie’ Attempt

To promote the first Nuit Blanche in Edmonton, an attempt to make the world’s largest Google Maps marker ‘dronie’ was made a month ahead. Participants received limited edition Nuit Blanche T-shirts. Below is a video which includes a timelapse of the world record attempt. It is unknown whether the record was made, nor if there was a previous record attempt to create a human Google Maps marker. Attepts to contact the organizers were not answered. Nuit…

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How Great The Art Walk

How Great The Art Walk

The 20th Old Strathcona Art Walk was bigger than ever and they had 10 blocks of art to prove it. Here’s a quick in-depth look at three featured artists and non-profit organizations this year. Included are Marco Antonio Diaz, Jeremy Bresciani, Kaytlyne Dewald, iHuman, and the Art Mentorship Society of Alberta.

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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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