Summer colours: The Violet Chocolate Company

Summer colours: The Violet Chocolate Company

By Joslyn Hildebrand Each season brings with it a fresh palette of colours and tastes. For Rebecca Grant, creator and owner of Violet Chocolate Company, summer means a new collection of flavours for her unique chocolate bars. Grant introduces us to the pleasant and playful tastes of summer. This includes award winners like the Lemon […]

Royal facelift: Edmonton’s planetarium to be restored

Royal facelift: Edmonton’s planetarium to be restored

Posted by JKH on June 12, 2019 in News |No Comments

By Joslyn Hildebrand For three decades, the Queen Elizabeth Planetarium has sat unused and abandoned. That is finally about to change as construction is now underway to resurrect that star-studded space. In July of 1959, the Queen came to town. To commemorate the visit of Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, a […]

Summer: The Season of Food Trucks

Summer: The Season of Food Trucks

It has long been quipped that Edmonton is a city of two seasons: winter and construction. However, although there is truth to that statement, it excludes a very important season that should be noted on the calendar — food truck season! With the parting of the clouds and the opening of farmers’ markets comes a […]

Om my yoga: The importance of body autonomy on the mat

Om my yoga: The importance of body autonomy on the mat

The practice of yoga is designed to give people both serenity and strength. Since the #MeToo Movement a few years ago, the yoga community has experienced its own wave of stories coming from students who were taken advantage of in their practice. Seeking to heal some of the hurt, Jason Morris, owner of Om Hot […]

Edmonton music scene brightened by Lusitania Lights

Edmonton music scene brightened by Lusitania Lights

By Joslyn Hildebrand Our city has always had a vibrant arts and culture scene. In the past few years, the contribution of local artists has sparked the music scene in Edmonton. With the development of more small venues, there is ample opportunity for budding bands to share their talent and flair. One such band is Lusitania […]

Parking pays off: How putting change in a meter changes the city

Parking pays off: How putting change in a meter changes the city

By Joslyn Hildebrand Edmonton’s downtown skyline has seen a lot of exciting change in the last few years, but this urban development brings with it a less exciting change for commuters: paid street parking (PSP). The new meters along almost every street in the core of the city have incited a negative response from people […]