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Laser Light Shows at the Edmonton Space Sciences Centre (Telus World of Science)

Frank Florian

On July 1, 1984, with the doors open to the newly built Edmonton Space Sciences Centre (ESSC), the facility ushered in…

Edmonton’s Lost Banks

Lawrence Herzog

Jasper Avenue has a long tradition as Edmonton’s centre of commerce and financial enterprise. At one point in the early…

Who killed the friendly neighbourhood mall?

Mike Ross

Capilano Mall is the saddest mall in Edmonton. Yet in its last days before major renovations starting in June, the…

Adventures of the Lost Alpine Huts

PearlAnn Reichwein

Edmonton’s first alpine hut—The Eyrie—opened February 26, 1928. High on Quesnell Heights it looked out on a mighty river. Friends…

Urban Dream

Wendy Gervais

I know… in my mind I know they were thinking of moving. In my mind I remember hearing, “This house…