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The Haven Social Club: Buy Lots, Tip Well

Jamie Ausmus

The walk up to 15120 Stony Plain Road was a gritty one. Dimly-lit advertisements for adult parlours, pawn shops and…

Sikh Community’s ‘Seva Truck’ Tackles Food Insecurity & Poverty Through Heritage

Amrita Gill

Jessy Nerval, 19 at the time, sat in the family room with his Father after dinner. They were discussing business….

The Good Old Maple Leaf Athletic Club

Moly Milosovic

To call Edmonton a hockey city is obvious. Many little ones learn to skate before preschool, and an enthusiasm for…

Cloverdale Bridge

Kristine Kowalchuk

The Cloverdale footbridge crosses the North Saskatchewan River in central Edmonton, connecting Henrietta Muir Edwards Park in Cloverdale and Louise…

Long live the Pits!

Christina Hardie

You won’t find the Pits marked on any map, and many people who live nearby simply refer to the area…

Oliver’s Beer Castle

Lawrence Herzog

Since then, the 1913 building and an adjacent red brick office addition, built in 1924 and added to in 1955,…

Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Parish

Andres Lalama

The story of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish does not fit the conventional standards of history or historical places by…

Friday Nights: Love & Music at the Rainbow Ballroom

Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail

Every Friday a thousand teenagers would line up under the red neon sign to hear local bands like The Lords…

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…

End of an era: Goodbye, Avenue Theatre

Mike Ross

The word was given by general manager and talent buyer Steve Derpack, who explained on Facebook that it’s “primarily a…

Gyro Playgrounds Live On

PearlAnn Reichwein & Paulina Retamales

Sally Stewart and Peggy Brown met at Kitchener Park playground in 1936. Sally had just moved into a new house,…