The Yards

Edmonton’s Central Magazine

Winter 2019

Foraging for food in the concrete jungle

Best of The Yards

The greening of Oliver–10 years on

Highrise families on the way up


Last Manors Standing

YEG Cheap Eats
Finding really good cuisine for very little cash in some surprising locales

Best in the Core

A funky compendium of big-city fun, flavour and frivolity that warms our winter core

Hidden art treasure

Curator discovers new meaning in iconic Royal Alberta Museum painting

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Dwayne’s Home

Time to move on, Edmonton’s most controversial lodging changing hands

5 Cheap Tips for Keeping Cool This Summer

One of the harder parts of living in multi-unit housing, as many of us do in the core, is that it can get hot in the summer. Very hot. And if your building is like many of them, it doesn’t have air conditioning, either. Thankfully, there are cheap ways to cool your crib. Some of them are logical. Some of them are hilarious. All of them are cool.

Inside This Oliver Resident’s Micro-home Miracle

Engineer Laura Creswell masterminded this tiny condo into a perfectly comfortable home

Cooked to the Core

We sing the praises of two of the many women who make the downtown scene so rich

Around the Core