Fairmont Hotel Macdonald: Staying in the Jewel of Edmonton’s Skyline
A HOTEL WITH HISTORY: In July, 1915, the doors to a seven storey limestone and copper, chateau-inspired castle were opened. Luxury and charm spilled into the streets, enticing newcomers of Canada to settle in this Northern Alberta community. Guests dined beneath twinkling chandeliers hung from an ornate 24 foot ceiling, as notes of an invisible band reverberated through the grill-work above. Tales of exploration and discovery were shared over clinking glasses and a massive fireplace…
Edmonton City Guide: 20 Things to do in Edmonton Alberta
Our City Guide to YEG: 20 Things to do in Edmonton Alberta. After our recent trip to Western Canada, we wanted to share a list of some of the top things to do in Edmonton Alberta. As Alberta's capital city, there are loads of things to do in the city from skiing and biking to visiting farmers' markets and perusing art galleries. During our time in the capital, we did a Segway tour in Canada's largest urban park, went to a hockey game, visited an art museum, searched for street art, rode a…
Cooking Homemade Green Onion Cakes in the Kitchen with Ming Franks! Edmonton's claim to fame: our incredible Green Onion Cake! Step by Step images included. #ACFValerieCookingwithYOU! www.acanadianfoodie.com via @acanadianfoodie
An artist working on one of the amazing sand sculptures at Sand on Whyte. The event (admission by donation) takes place on the east side of Gateway Boulevard, right next to MKT (just before Whyte Ave) from July 4-14.
City Market Downtown named 'Best Farmers' Market' by National Geographic Traveler - City Market Downtown
Many thanks go out to the National Geographic Traveler's Digital Nomad, Andrew Evans, for his selection of the City Market Downtown as "best farmers' market" 2013. Check out some of the tweets about this, below.
Craft Beer | Alley Kat Brewing Company | Southeast Edmonton
Alley Kat Brewing is Edmonton's Oldest Craft Brewery. Making flavourful and tasty craft beer since 1995, they awarded Brewery of the Year at the 2019 Alberta Craft Brewing Awards.
My Professional Writing classmates from Grant Macewan and I are releasing an anthology of our writings. The anthology has fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. All profits from book sales will go to P.A.L.S - Project Adult Literary Society. If you want to order a copy just click on the pin.
Edmonton Heritage Festival-Celebrating Canada’s Multiculturalism
The Edmonton Heritage Festival is a fun way to celebrate and learn about the cultures that contribute to Canada's identity as a multicultural nation.