Signs of the Times at the Neon Sign Museum

Neon Sign Museum against the arena district

As you walk along 104 Street on a pleasant summer evening, you wouldn’t expect to encounter a museum. But a block south of the new arena, affixed to the side of a nondescript building, the Neon Sign Museum has been growing since 2002. Brought into being through a partnership between the […] Read more »

Sexy Men of YEG calendar: Permaculture and Pure Mangalitsas

This is part of a series profiling the businesses involved in the Sexy Men of YEG Food calendars, which feature photos of local coffee roasters, and food truck and restaurant owners. The proceeds from the calendar, now in its second year, benefit the Edmonton Food Bank. As a born-and-raised city […] Read more »

Sexy Men of YEG Calendar: Catching the Drift

This is part of a series profiling the businesses involved in the Sexy Men of YEG Food calendars, which feature photos of local coffee roasters, and food truck and restaurant owners. The proceeds from the calendar, now in its second year, benefit the Edmonton Food Bank. It’s a beautiful, sunny […] Read more »

Collector at heart contributes to artistic festival

We’ve all got one — that collection of something we love. Whether it’s books or baseball cards, caps or comic books, it seems to be part of human nature to find and gather things that make us happy. Local artist Marlena Wyman is exploring the relationship of people to their […] Read more »

Meet thy neighbour: the Abundant Communities Initiative

Photo: Erin Wallace

Two neighbours, coming home from work, stop to chat before they head into their homes. A group of mystery lovers meets for a potluck and book club meeting. Several people who live in the same apartment building meet at one resident’s home to learn the art of traditional Indian cooking. […] Read more »

Sexy Men of YEGfood calendar under S’wich’s spell

It’s a tough job, being a blogger. I’ve been asked to profile the businesses behind the Sexy Men of YEG Food calendars, which feature photos of local coffee roasters, and food truck and restaurant owners. The proceeds from the calendar, now in its second year, benefit the Edmonton Food Bank. […] Read more »

Learning to carve with the Northern Alberta Woodcarvers’ Association

Whimsical house Northern Alberta Woodcarvers' Associationn

I’ve always wanted to be able to create something that is both beautiful and useful. I cross stitch, which is really more decorative than practical. I’ve tried knitting, and it’s not working out too well (I’m the only person I know who has sustained a knitting-related injury). So after seeing […] Read more »