Holt Renfrew, Edmonton’s longtime retailer, shutting its doors

Holt Renfrew, Edmonton’s longtime retailer, shutting its doors

One of Canada’s great dynasty department chains is leaving Edmonton, but what does this mean for the future of big retail? Take a casual stroll around the downtown core of Edmonton and you’ll see the ever-expanding fingerprints of progress. Streets gutted for new transit by way of the LRT, and landmarks falling for the sake […]

Pride and What Comes Next

Pride and What Comes Next

After news broke of the Edmonton Pride Parade’s cancelation, Evolution Wonderlounge was offered a helping hand by the city to ensure the events festivities continue bigger and better than ever.     Frustration and finger pointing hit the city a few weeks ago when the Pride Centre of Edmonton announced that the annual Edmonton Pride […]

Trusty Young Ward

Trusty Young Ward

Levi Ward, the new GM for Happy Harbor Comics talks the shop’s legacy downtown and the location’s new ownership.    Heroes keep vigil over Happy Harbor. Dynasty locations, be it retail or hospitality, are no strangers to change. As the city’s core has gone through a transition in topography so has its businesses, and in the […]