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Edmonton’s Downtown Lunch Counters

Lawrence Herzog

Long before shopping malls and suburbia, the heart of the city was Edmonton’s preferred place to pause for a meal…

Remembering the Corner Store

Lawrence Herzog

A bell jangles as the weathered door creaks open and the smells and memories flood back:  being six years old,…

Edmonton’s Candied Past

Lawrence Herzog

Right from the beginning, Edmonton has had a sweet tooth. Newcomers from European countries brought with them a love for…

Heritage Meets History: Exploring a Family’s Past

Tim O'Grady

I married into a big Edmonton family. The matriarch of the clan is Elsie Henderson (née Maksymuik), my wife’s grandmother….