The Yards

Edmonton’s Central Magazine

Spring 2018

Women Say We Need Change

DECL Spring Events

Design Can Limit Safety

OCL Spring Events

Backyards

Space Race
Retail and office space downtown is exploding — but will tenants soon fill it?

Green Light for Winter Green Shacks
“Good programming can’t be restrained by weather”

Downtown Parking Myths Versus Reality
Why DECL believes the issue is being blown out of proportion

Tower Power: The Mayfair and Hendrix Bring Life to a Stagnant Rental Scene
Inside the newest upper-end apartment buildings to crop up in the core

Creative Awareness
Women are speaking out in historic numbers — and it’s up to everyone to pay attention

What I Wish I Knew
A new group offers women professionals advice and support to break through the barriers


Snapshots from Fall Community Events


Snapshots from Spring Community Events


Words on the Street

Why downtown’s new role as entertainment hub requires honest discussion about harassment


How To Act When You See Others Harassed

Let’s face it: the hardest question is often if, and how, you should get involved

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Front Yards

The North Saskatchewan, Now and Tomorrow

For those who say they don’t know how to access our “green jewel,” we’ve put together the basic puzzle pieces that are easily accessible from the core, mapped out to represent the changing physical reality of Edmonton’s most treasured natural asset.

Inside This Oliver Resident’s Micro-home Miracle

Engineer Laura Creswell masterminded this tiny condo into a perfectly comfortable home

Cooked to the Core

We sing the praises of two of the many women who make the downtown scene so rich

Forty years in Oliver

A couple says goodbye to the ‘hood that became their home.

Making space into place

We talk to an urbanist about why festivals matter so much to downtown Edmonton.

Around the Core