Posts Tagged: yeg

Media Monday Edmonton: Introducing YegNews.com

After many months of preparation and hard work, a new online newspaper called YegNews.com is set to launch tomorrow, providing Edmontonians with a new option for local news. Alain Saffel, a former journalist and active member of the local social media scene, and Scott McKeen, former columnist for the Edmonton Journal, are the duo behind… Reads more »

Roundup: The Royal Alberta Museum is moving downtown

It’s amazing how big news can just seemingly drop from the sky sometimes! Yesterday’s big announcement here in Edmonton was that the Royal Alberta Museum will be rebuilt downtown: A new comprehensive Royal Alberta Museum will be built in downtown Edmonton starting this year, featuring twice as much gallery space, direct connections to public transit,… Reads more »

What’s the population of Edmonton’s downtown? Depends on the time of day.

Revitalizing our downtown is constantly in the news lately thanks to the proposed arena project. I’m glad that the issue is top-of-mind for so many people at the moment, and I hope we can keep that interest going. I think everyone agrees that Edmonton’s downtown does not currently represent our city as well as it… Reads more »

Will Edmonton be a second-class city without the new arena?

Last week City Council was again discussing the proposed downtown arena. Though Administration provided an update at the Wednesday meeting, it certainly didn’t feel like much new information was brought forward. Details on the proposed Community Revitalization Levy (CRL) were delayed yet again, this time until the first week of April. The meeting did not… Reads more »

State of the Edmonton Twittersphere – December 2010

Welcome to the twelfth State of the Edmonton Twittersphere for 2010, my look at the intersection of Twitter and Edmonton, AB. You can see the stats for November here. For information on the data, definitions, and other background, click here. For December 2010: # of local users: 10198 (an increase of 259 from November) #… Reads more »

State of the Edmonton Twittersphere – November 2010

Welcome to the eleventh State of the Edmonton Twittersphere for 2010, my look at the intersection of Twitter and Edmonton, AB. You can see the stats for October here. For information on the data, definitions, and other background, click here. For November 2010: # of local users: 9939 (an increase of 318 from October) #… Reads more »

State of the Edmonton Twittersphere – October 2010

Welcome to the tenth State of the Edmonton Twittersphere for 2010, my look at the intersection of Twitter and Edmonton, AB. You can see the stats for September here. For information on the data, definitions, and other background, click here. For October 2010: # of local users: 9621 (an increase of 433 from September) #… Reads more »

State of the Edmonton Twittersphere – September 2010

Welcome to the ninth State of the Edmonton Twittersphere for 2010, my look at the intersection of Twitter and Edmonton, AB. You can see the stats for August here. For information on the data, definitions, and other background, click here. For September 2010: # of local users: 9188 (an increase of 700 from August) #… Reads more »