Gift guide for the master procrastinator

If you are like me and you love to procrastinate, December can be a very dangerous month. Around the beginning of the month you look at the calendar and think “Hey! I have 24 days to get all of this done, no problem! I will plan better this year and […] Read more »

Collaborative spaces: Little Brick is laying the foundation for a new kind of business

This is a city where creativity and community go hand in hand. In this series I’m exploring the local businesses and spaces whose collaborative natures make them more than the sum of their parts. Little Brick Cafe and General Store, one of Edmonton’s newest collaborative spaces, is truly a joint […] Read more »

Collaborative Spaces: The Carrot Coffee House is a cornerstone of community development

This is a city where creativity and community go hand in hand. In this series I’m exploring the local businesses and spaces whose collaborative natures make them more than the sum of their parts. The Carrot Community Arts Coffee House is a project of Arts on the Ave, an organization […] Read more »

Collaborative Spaces: Iconoclast Coffee gives us something to talk about

This is a city where creativity and community go hand in hand. In this series I’m exploring the local businesses and spaces whose collaborative natures make them more than the sum of their parts. At Iconoclast Koffiehuis, you might come for the coffee but you’ll  stay for the conversation. Owner […] Read more »

Exploring Edmonton’s used bookstores

Edmonton used book stores

There are few better ways to spend a Saturday afternoon than lazily browsing a used bookstore. Thankfully there are many places in Edmonton to enjoy this indulgent activity. Recently I visited four of them. The Edmonton Bookstore 10533 82 Ave. Everything about this store is calming, classy, and comfortable. Gentle […] Read more »

A Highlands Hidden Gem

 Leading up to March’s Green Drinks: Celebrating YEG Hidden Gems next week, here’s a little gem hidden in the Highlands (which is apparently Marshall McLuhan‘s ‘hood – another gem!). Their’s is  a sign of the times, but luckily this winter hasn’t seen much of that 50%-off weather. Thanks for the warm thoughts, Mandolin […] Read more »