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Shoes


Don’t Mind If I Shoe! Everything’s coming up stylish By Carmen D. Hrynchuk  Oh, summer. How we wait for you and your effortless style. Your boho tops, your swingy skirts, your cut-off jeans. But bare shoulders and flowy silhouettes won’t be getting all the attention this year. They’ve got shoes to contend with! And thanks …

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Yellow


Hello, Yellow! Colour you happy Sunshine and summer go hand in hand. So it’s no surprise that yellow is one of this year’s hottest colours. It’s showing up in lemon motifs on blouses and handbags and adding pops of sunshine to kitchenware and home furnishings—it’s even reinstated gold as the reigning colour in jewellery. Best …

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The Prints and The Paper


Getting eclectic on 124th Street By Markwell Lyon      The Prints and the Paper, located on 10725-124th Street, is a difficult place to pin down. Equal parts graphic art gallery, independent bookshop, stationery seller and picture framer, it feels like the gift shop of the coolest museum you’ve ever visited. Not by accident, either. …

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Alberta Aviation Museum


The Alberta Aviation Museum New look, new stories, new adventure! By Robert Michon With the recent closure of Edmonton’s City Centre Airport, you might have wondered if the airfield’s historic aviation museum would be shutting down, too. Well, wonder no more. Not only is the museum staying open, the staff and volunteers have been hard …

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Fort Edmonton’s Movie Nights


Soak Up Some Cinema – Relive History at Fort Edmonton’s Movie Night By Shawna Dirksen A  summertime getaway can be a beautiful thing. However, with busy highways, long lines at the airport and tourist-packed destinations, taking a summer vacation doesn’t always mean an escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Luckily, in our …

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Steaks


Sizzling Summer Steaks It’s Time to Fire Up the Grill & Get Ready for Summer Nothing beats a superbly cooked, flame-grilled steak on a perfect summer evening, in the company of great friends. We reached out to SYSCO Edmonton’s Corporate Chef Michael Brown for his top three favourite steak dishes, and here they are! Besides …

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Popsicles, Gelato and more


A Lick & a Promise. Chilling out just got tastier By Carmen D. Hrynchuk Certain things just taste better in the sunshine. Near the top of that list are ice cream and popsicles. Besides being simple to make, the flavour combinations are endless. We made some of ours with yogourt, others with puréed fruit and, …

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Volcanic Wine


Volcanic Vino – Making wine from the ashes Like all wine and winemaking traditions, volcanic wines combine a bit of the old with the new. People have long made wine from grapes grown in volcanic soil, but only recently have the distinctive attributes of these wines gained appreciation. Just as no two volcanoes are the …

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Cocktails


Let There Be Cocktails!  Ready, set, sip! By Carmen D. Hrynchuk It’s finally here. Patio season. And there’s only one rule to play by: if you live where summer’s short, make cocktail hour long. To help inspire that mandate, we’re sharing a few recipes to raise your glasses to. Some are impeccable classics, a few …

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Strathcona Spirits


They’ve got Spirits Yes They Do! Edmonton’s first distillery success story If you were looking to taste some locally produced spirits a year ago, you’d have been out of luck. This year, you’ve got options. Lots of that credit goes to Adam Smith. Over the past four years, he’s been hard at work setting up …

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