• Apr 03

Downtown Jewel Prepares to Shine

ONE of the crown jewels in the efforts to revitalize Winnipeg’s downtown had its coming-out party today.

A host of local dignitaries, including Premier Greg Selinger and Mayor Sam Katz, were on hand this morning for the grand opening of the redeveloped Avenue Building at 265 Portage Ave.

  • Mar 28

BIZ Safety is Mobile

After a night-out downtown at a sold-out Jets’ game, restaurant, bar or nightclub, Winnipeggers will be happy to see extra mobile Watch Ambassadors zooming in and around the downtown, in 2 newly sponsored vehicles, as part of an innovative partnership between Impark and the Downtown BIZ.

  • Mar 28

BIZ and Impark Team Up With Two Patrol Cars

Winnipeg’s Downtown Business Improvement Zone and parking-lot operator Impark have teamed up to put BIZ workers into two mobile patrol vehicles.

  • Mar 12

Patios popping up downtown

The owner of one of the downtown’s newest eateries plans to steal a page from his suburban counterparts by opening what could be the area’s biggest outdoor patio.

  • Mar 05

High demand’ Parking Rates

The Winnipeg Parking Authority is proposing to introduce “high demand zones” throughout much of downtown and the Exchange District that would see hourly rates for on-street, metered parking rise from $1 an hour to $2.

  • Feb 29

Library Park – Last Chance

Local philanthropist Gail Asper, President of the Asper Foundation, urges the downtown community to support the redevelopment of Millennium Library Park, scheduled to open spring/summer of 2012.

  • Feb 21

Government Has New Life for Old Brick’s

A prominent downtown heritage building is finally getting a new lease on life as an energy-efficient office complex after the owners landed a provincial government department as an anchor tenant.

  • Feb 17

Condos Proposed for Riverfront Street

Another highrise condominium complex is in the works that would further alter the face of Assiniboine Avenue, one of the city’s premier riverfront streets.

  • Feb 17

Cops Find Success in Focus on Crime Hotspots

Almost 100 people were arrested in Winnipeg’s core over the past month as police have focused on crime hotspots with the aim of cutting violent crime.

  • Feb 13

Shopping for Bay Redevelopment

Downtown landmark has exciting possibilities