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The Merchant Kitchen: Ancient Flavours with a Modern Twist

Anyone who knows me knows I am a huge supporter of our downtown Winnipeg. I grew up spending a lot of time downtown–my parents had a business in the Exchange (where my sister and I helped and worked since we were kids), my mother worked at the Bannatyne Campus of […]

Calling All Master Builders: LEGO Store Comes to Winnipeg

(Winnipeg–July 24, 2015) Everything is awesome! The new LEGO store greeted big and little kids alike today at its signature grand opening event in Polo Park. Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman kicked off the festivities with a nod to the Master Builders and suggestion that maybe our own Canadian Human Rights […]

LEGO Store Grand Opening in Polo Park

Celebrate the Grand Opening of the LEGO Store at Polo Park! You can help a real LEGO Master Builder construct an 8-foot tall model of Yoda™ completely out of LEGO bricks. You’ll receive a certificate of achievement for participating. July 24 – 26  —  Centre Court Polo Park, Winnipeg, Manitoba Friday, July 24  —  11am-7pm […]

FREE Movie Night in the Heart of Winnipeg

Whether it’s for date night or family movie night–getting the kids in their jammies and watching a flick under the stars, better butter the popcorn, and get your lawn chairs and picnic blankets ready – the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is once again transforming outdoor downtown spaces into the perfect places […]

REVIEW: Inside Out [MOVIE]

By Patricia Thomas Based in Headquarters, the control center inside 11-year-old Riley’s mind, five Emotions are hard at work, led by lighthearted optimist Joy (voice of Amy Poehler), whose mission is to make sure Riley stays happy. Fear (voice of Bill Hader) heads up safety, Anger (voice of Lewis Black) […]