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Spiced to Perfection: Guru Restaurant & Bar Brings Modern Dining to Traditional Cuisine

24 January 2022

Heather Gunn Indian cuisine is a staple for many when comfort food comes to mind, especially as a go-to take out option. Guru Restaurant & Bar on Stony Plain Road is taking it up a notch and has transformed Indian cuisine to an incredible standard of modern fine dining.  With two locations in Edmonton (one…

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Ch. Cafeteria is a Chocolate Lovers Dream Come True

30 September 2021

Heather Gunn Ch. Cafeteria 14802 Stony Plain Road www.ch-cafeteria.com Craving chocolate? You’ll find it in plentiful supply at Ch. Cafeteria, a cute café that now occupies the old Balloon Gang location on Stony Plain Road. Locally owned and operated, this café has incredible charm. Their menu is focused around authentic chocolate and features mostly sweet…

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Supporting Community Healing From Residential School Trauma

30 September 2021

*The topics being discussed may be triggering for some who have experienced trauma in the residential school system. Support is available 24/7 by calling or texting 211 Alberta. Lisa Richards & Beth Strom Significance of September 30 Achieving Truth and Reconciliation can seem like a massive task and it’s easy to think that individuals can’t…

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Westend Seniors Activity Centre – Alberta Seniors Week Event

17 June 2021

Lorena Smalley To recognize Alberta Seniors Week, the Westend Seniors Activity Centre is hosting “It’s A Wonderful Day In Our Neighborhood – A Drive Thru Event To Help Others!” on Thursday, June 10th at the centre’s gorgeous facility located in terra losa.  “We will have stations set up throughout our parking lot so people can…

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Local Pasta Spot is a Stony Plain Road Highlight

17 June 2021

Heather Gunn   Bucas and Pastas 16516 100 Avenue 780.496.2461 www.bucasandpastas.com   Family owned and operated since 1996, Bucas and Pastas is a neighbourhood favourite that Italian food lovers can’t miss. Located along 100 Avenue in West Edmonton, they offer an abundance of comfort food available for take-out, dine-in (when possible), and catering.  Upon entering…

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Open Fore the Summer: Longshotz Golf

17 June 2021

Megan Lala A new business will be opening this summer on Stony Plain Road that will help defeat summer boredom! Longshotz Golf is a family-run business that is a state of the art Trackman virtual golf centre suitable for golfers of all skill levels. I spoke with Robert and Baylee Toshack, owners and operators of…

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Stony Plain Road Business Association Update – Summer 2021

17 June 2021

Todd Janes  I hope you have an opportunity to read this article while the days are long, reclining in a comfy chair with the sun kissing your face and a gentle breeze keeping you cool. After over 15 months of playing with the bouncing ball of restrictions to stay healthy and protect all of us,…

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Wishing You a Safe Summer

17 June 2021

Megan Lala Summer is here in Edmonton! Welcome to the Summer 2021 issue of SPANN! We are thrilled to be bringing you updates and events to liven up your summer months and get you involved in the community. When I look back over the last year and a half, I think about how difficult things…

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Framing the Neighbourhood: Jasper Place Lumberyards

17 June 2021

 Brooke Leifso Throughout the early 20th century, Jasper Place was home to a number of lumberyards and mills that have all closed without leaving many buildings or plaques as lasting memories. We are curious to learn more about the workers, owners, and clients involved in these businesses. Merrill D. Muttart and Gladys Edith Muttart opened…

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Full Steam Ahead on the Valley Line West LRT

27 March 2021

City of Edmonton It’s been a few months since we last gave you an update on the Valley Line West LRT project. We’ve made some progress since then that we’re excited to share with you. In case you missed it, late last year we officially welcomed Marigold Infrastructure Partners as the contractor to complete detailed…

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