Bright and imaginative ice cream flavours (including vegan options) match the bursts of colour in-store at the Alberta-made ice cream parlour.
A meeting place for Edmonton, Old Strathcona is alive with people and events year round, day or night.
Old Strathcona hosts more than 600 businesses. Many of the city’s theatre venues and festivals are based here, including North America’s largest Fringe Festival. Nearby wilderness of the river valley and Mill Creek Ravine, foster outdoor activities of all kinds --- summer, winter, spring and fall. Built on the remnants of the once town of Strathcona, newer developments and high-rise apartments mix well with historic homes and walk-ups.
Experience Old Strathcona
The Indigenous Art Park permanently exhibits six artworks by Canadian Indigenous artists. The works were conceptualized to tell the story of the place - ancestral lands of the Indigenous peoples whose descendants entered into Treaty with the British Crown resulting in the territory opening for settlement.
The food joint with the lofty claim they were the first to serve donairs in Canada. It started back in 1973 with a Halifax, Nova Scotia location and now there's one in Edmonton. The no-fuss food stop offers classic donair flavours with loads of options and sizes. If you don't feel like a donair, they've got poutine, pizzas and sides too. It ain't fancy but it's tasty.
A highly stylized joint in the historic Crawford Block, with an eclectic, wide ranging menu coupled with murals, unusual antiques and a wall of herbs.
This restaurant and cafe are the newest sibling in the Merchant Hospitality family which includes their neighbours El Cortez Mexican Kitchen + Tequila Bar and Have Mercy Southern Table & Bar.
A family run, neighborhood, specialty wine store in the heart of Old Strathcona. Juanita, Ramon, Kelsey, and their growing family of super friendly and knowledgeable staff will guide you to the perfect wine, spirit or lager to match your meal.
Take a trip across the High Level bridge and back in time, on the Edmonton Street Car. Operated by the Edmonton Radial Railway Society, the Street Car runs during the warmer months, between the Alberta Arts Barn (Gateway Boulevard and 84 Ave) over top of the North Saskatchewan River to Jasper Plaza (109 Street and 100 Ave).
Having established a worldwide network of distributors over its 20 years in business, the local record shop stocks a comprehensive selection of CDs and vinyl across all genres. Customers can also find turntables, a selection of accessories, make special orders, sign-up for a mail-order service and trade in quality vintage vinyl.
A modest park just outside the Yardbird Suite music venue with a bronze bust of an Edmonton jazz icon and the park's namesake, Big Miller. The adopted Edmontonian was a Jazz and Blues Singer, who shared the stage with such legends as Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Oscar Peterson, Dizzie Gillespie and Miles Davis.
There are adventures abound in the Mill Creek Ravine. Enjoy paved and dirt walking paths, bike trails, off leash dog parks, picnic sites and even an outdoor swimming pool, which can be found all along the tributary ravine system leading into the North Saskatchewan River.
73 families from the Garneau, Strathcona and Queen Alexandra communities are tilling the soil of the Strathcona Rail Community Garden in 2016. They're part of a 50+ year tradition. Around since the 1960s, the garden is meant for all ages to share in the great contentment of gardening.
The very first library in the City of Edmonton, the Strathcona branch continues to welcome learners of all ages to check out books and various other materials. The historic building houses programs, computers for public use, Wi-Fi, a meeting room, tech help as well as printing and scanning services.
Not a typical Whyte Ave bar --- this laid back neighbourhood pub has a no-ego atmosphere paired with a great selection of beer and always active dart boards. Weekly comedy and trivia nights along with occasional free live music make it a welcoming place to gather.
A collection of railway artifacts help tell the story of the small southside railway station which operated in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Visitors can tour the replica of the original building complete with period furnishings, clothing and photographs.
Using centuries old European bread making traditions and fresh local ingredients, the Boulangerie Bonjour Bakery consistently bakes up delicious sourdough, rye, whole wheat and french breads. Consider pairing the bread with one of the many exceptional cheeses on offer.
A university preparatory school, the Grade 10-12 classes challenge students to cultivate academic discipline and excellence. Although academics are a central focus for the 350 student body, there are also extracurricular clubs, activities and sports teams available.
The elementary school offers kindergarten to Grade 6 instruction. King Edward also provides the elementary Interactions Program. This program assists students clinically diagnosed within the autism spectrum by focusing on supporting students to gain socially appropriate communication and behaviour patterns in the classroom and beyond.
Specialized programming for students with learning disabilities in grades two to 12. Students are taught in small classes, usually 12-14 students per class. The focus is on empowering pupils to understand their strengths and challenges while developing strategies to encourage learning.
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