The Yards

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The Yards Magazine Winter 2019 Launch Party

Join us on December 5 at the new Royal Alberta Museum as we celebrate five years of The Yards (and the holidays) with Downtown Edmonton Community League and Oliver Community League. Don’t miss this fun-filled evening with The Yards’ award-nominated writers and the core’s movers and shakers, where we’ll be discussing the past 5 years […]


Real Change – Building A Sustainable City

It is the height of the day in the downtown core, but you wouldn’t know it. The streets are bare except for the odd person, wrapping whatever they can around their face to try and filter out the yellow haze filling the space between the darkened buildings. The sun casts a sick glow on anything […]

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Backyards

Wheel sharing – scooters and bikes

Can Edmonton cushion the pitfalls and real falls?

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