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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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The Really Good Shoe Store: Kunitz Shoes

26 March 2021

Megan Lala There is a new addition to the diverse array of businesses on Stony Plain Road this Spring. Kunitz Shoes has opened their most recent location at 10046 167 St. They are very excited to continue serving their long-term customers as well as new shoppers in the community. I spoke with Morgan Kuntiz, Co-Owner…

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New Ward Names Celebrate the Indigenous History of Edmonton and Area

23 March 2021

By Mary-Ann Thurber The stories of Indigenous people and the lives they have lived in the North Saskatchewan River valley area are an important, but often forgotten, part of the history of Edmonton. In June 2020, when City Council was putting the finishing touches on the new ward boundaries for Edmonton, a group of Indigenous…

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An Influx of Change: A Tribute to Corner Pharmacy

23 March 2021

Jasper Place is currently experiencing a major flux of change. Long-standing buildings have come down in the name of progress for the construction of the Valley Line West LRT route. Today, we highlight one of those businesses: the Corner Pharmacy, which has been on the corner of 156 St. and Stony Plain Road since the…

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