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Weekly Market Update, August 23/19
Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 618 (549, 497, 488) # Sales: 269 (276, 295, 302) Ratio: 44% (50%, 88%, 62%) # Price Changes: 459 (441, 383, 420) Expired/Off-Market Listings: 321 (282, 232, 465) Ne...
Published at The Edmonton Real Estate Blog
5 Reasons to go to the 2019 Edmonton Expo (+ GIVEAWAY!)
The 2019 Edmonton Expo returns Sept. 20-22 and there's lots of fantastic reasons to attend. Here's just a few (+ a giveaway for passes and a celebrity photo op!)
Published at LINDA-HOANG.COM
PTO Options
The @Edmonton Oilers have dipped into the professional try-out (PTO) market the past few years. Last year, the Oilers signed right wing @Alex Chiasson and defenceman Jason Garrison after they came to camp on a PTO. Scottie Upshall was also on a PTO, but wasn’t healthy enough to warrant a co...
Published at OilersNation
Fringe billet volunteers of eight years help make diverse festival possible
Between clowns, zombies and Japanese surrealist comedians, Barb Round has seen it all. While none of these sights are out of the ordinary at the Edmonton Fringe Festival, Barb and her husband Jim Round have taken their involvement a step further — they’ve invited all these people to stay in...
Published at EJ Entertainment Blog
What do Alberta’s Markup Changes Mean for the Industry?
Yesterday, a sleepy Thursday afternoon in August, the Alberta government put out a press release announcing new changes to Alberta’s beer markup program, as reported by Canadian Beer News (here). They are yet to post the release on the government website. Clearly an indication they don̵...
Published at On Beer
Special deal on Alis the Aviator through CAHS!
If you’re looking to buy a copy of Alis the Aviator and support a terrific aviation history organization at the same time, I encourage you to order through the Canadian Aviation Historical Society! When I started researching my first book – For the Love of Flying – back in 2007,...
Published at Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail
The Acorn
Been out twice now for brunch at The Acorn, which specializes in vegetarian/vegan food. It’s a few steps down from Zakkushi. Sign outside. Didn’t realize they had happy hour (10:00pm […]
Published at Cherry Bob-Ombs
Vintage Edmonton: Herman's Hermits, The Who, And Blues Magoos At The Gardens (August 21, 1967)
has always been a semi-regular stop for most major acts of all genres, especially for Rock n Roll. The 1967 Summer Tour of the U.S. and Canada by Herman's Hermits, The Who, and The Blues Magoos was a highly anticipated event in Edmonton, with tickets going fast at the newly renovated Edmonton Gar...
Published at Vintage Edmonton
Fun With Numbers…
Another NHL season is just around the corner. The Edmonton Oilers rookies battle the @Calgary Flames rookies on September 7th in Red Deer and then in Calgary on September 10th and with Tyler Benson and Cooper Marody attending rookie camp, and expected to compete for roster spots on the Oilers, we...
Published at OilersNation
How I Became My City’s Cheapest Tour Guide
Recently, my best friend from Georgia booked a plane ticket to come visit me in Toronto this summer! She has never been to the city before, so when she booked her flight I was ecstatic. I began racking my brain for all the things I wanted to see and do with her. The city is [...] The post How I B...
Published at Money After Graduation
The Monkey Gland Cocktail
Ah the Monkey Gland. The first time I heard the name of this cocktail it gave me a bit of a shudder because let’s face it, the name doesn’t conjure up images of a delicious cocktail but... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Published at The Kitchen Magpie
The Nation Roundup
Oilers forward competition; Laine isn’t going anywhere; Benning extension sends clear message to Canucks; Leafs maximizing injured reserve; Flames arena designer’s; Tkachuk, Virtanen and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Sumo Jerky. In the Roundup, we go around the ...
Published at OilersNation
Coffee News
If you happen to be in the Whyte Ave area check out our ad running in coffee news!
Published at Society of Edmonton Atheists
Parks Go High-Tech at Webber Greens Playground
Have you ever visited at Biba Smart Playground? We had our first experience at one this week and it’s fair to say my kids are now big fans. We discovered Biba by accident. We were in the far west end of Edmonton and did what we always do – sought out a new playground to try. We stumbl...
Published at Family Fun Edmonton
Chef Tony - Dim Sum in Edmonton
Chef Tony from Vancouver has finally arrived in Edmonton, at the old Tropika location on the west side. The dim sum menu is available all day! Some of the items are blocked out because they are currently not available. These are the signature items and in order to ensure consistency, they will be...
Published at Krispy Bites
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