- Apr 03
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Downtown landmark has exciting possibilities