Monthly Archives: July 2013
The BIZ has a new initiative that requires a trained and qualified Social Worker to provide street-level intervention to help our City’s most vulnerable citizens, those less fortunate, homeless or at risk. Qualified applicants will understand the downtown community and have the desire to work with the socially disadvantaged.
6 film classics will be screened for free on a giant 40-foot screen every Tuesday in August, giving Winnipeggers another opportunity to take in the summertime heat. Big hair, leg warmers, and all things punk: downtown Winnipeg is set to get a blast from the past as Memorial Park becomes an outdoor movie theatre – conjuring feelings of nostalgia with films from the 80s:
The launch last month of the Loop, a walking tour of central Winnipeg, was initially conceived last year in Boston — one of the world’s most walkable cities.
While attending a conference, I explored Boston’s downtown and walked its renowned Freedom Trail, a 4-kilometre urban walking trail created in the 1950s to preserve the story of the American Revolution through 16 historically significant sites.
Sunday parking free in parkade FREE parking on Sunday in downtown Winnipeg has gone underground. Forks North Portage (FNP) is offering free parking in the Portage Place parkade every Sunday during July and August. No purchase is necessary to qualify …
With numbers coming in from other cities’ living flag events, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is confident that Winnipeggers have once again defended its ‘Largest Living Flag’ title in Canada – with an estimated 3,500 Winnipeggers who came out, dressed in red and white, to form the BIZ’s third living flag at the Manitoba Legislative Grounds to honour and celebrate Canada Day.