Yellowhead brewmaster has long history with craft beer

The Edmonton craft beer scene is about to get a few more players in the next few months and Bruce Sample, brewmaster of the Yellowed Brewing Company, says he’s not worried about having more breweries in the city. He says he sees it as an addition of brothers (and sisters) […] Read more »

Electronic recycling in Edmonton made easy, thanks to Electronic Recycling Association

“What do I do with this old phone (or computer, tablet, iPod, printer)? Is there a way to recycle this electronic device I no longer want or need?” These are questions many of us have probably asked at least once. While some of us are wondering how to responsibly get […] Read more »

Local artist uses art to build resilience, community

Maigan van der Giessen knows that confronting injustice can be overwhelming. That’s why she approaches injustice through art. “I think art is one of the best ways to approach social justice work because you’re often dealing with issues that can be controversial or difficult,” says van der Giessen. “[Art is] […] Read more »

Edmonton embraces winter with international conference, outdoor fun

There’s a growing list of ways Edmontonians can celebrate their winter city identity, and many of those opportunities are championed by the WinterCity Strategy, an initiative aimed at helping Edmonton embrace winter. An international conference on winter cities is being offered in January 2015, and new and returning activities from […] Read more »

Go on a field trip with Social Media Breakfast Edmonton

Social Media Breakfast Edmonton, better known online by the hashtag #SMBYEG, have been running monthly events at Startup Edmonton to help local businesses network with each other & improve their social media strategies for almost four years.  To start this season with a twist, SMBYEG are planning a family-friendly Field Trip to beautiful Rundle […] Read more »

Beekeeping in Edmonton helps honeybee populations

Editor’s note: Edmonton city council passed an amendment to the Animal Licensing and Control Bylaw on April 28, 2015, to permit beekeeping in the city. More information about the pilot project to become an urban beekeeper can be found on their website.  In backyards across Edmonton, residents build and cultivate […] Read more »

Edmonton playwrights get their work produced through Walterdale’s Cradle to Stage program

Anyone with an appetite for original theatre will not want to miss Starless, a new work written by local playwright Eric Rice and produced by Walterdale Theatre. Starless, showing from May 12 to 17, is the culmination of this season’s From Cradle to Stage program, a Walterdale initiative that guides […] Read more »