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Downtown

On thin ice

On July 13, 2015, the area in downtown Edmonton surrounding Rogers Place was officially named the “Ice District.” Now the development has claimed the city core with its promise to become the largest mixed entertainment and sports development in Canada.

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Downtown

The Chvrch of John is a musical sanctuary

The Chvrch (read: church) of John, Edmonton’s latest arts and music venue, opened to the masses on Jan. 22, adding a little culture into the city’s up-and-coming Ice District. Located in the basement of the Grand Hotel on 102 Avenue

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Downtown

Mercer Tavern maximizes its potential

Not far off the beaten path from MacEwan University Mercer Tavern, a local gastropub that offers fare suitable for anyone from the local hipster to the local bro. Its cuisine caters to a variety of tastes, with a menu selection

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Downtown

In the shadow of development

Downtown Edmonton is in a state of upheaval. Roads are littered with neon signage pushing cars into single lanes. Pedestrians walk through covered passageways, occasionally peeking through crude holes to see the scaffolding that lies behind the barriers. New buildings

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