- Aug 02
The streets of Chinatown will come alive with lion dances, Chinese kung fu, music, Chinese dance, and a merchant market this weekend for the third annual Winnipeg Chinatown Street Festival, August 6 and 7.
- Jul 20
The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ wants theatregoers, concert lovers and sports fans who flock into the area at night to start seeing red in a big way — largely to combat people’s feelings they’re unsafe there in the black of night.
- Jul 19
Ten more Downtown Watch ambassadors are now patrolling downtown’s streets in the evenings, specifically around event destinations to create more feelings of safety among the increasing number of people coming downtown.
- Jul 18
A new push to help evening event-goers feel more comfortable downtown will be announced on Tuesday, July 19 at 3pm in front of the MTS Centre located on Portage at Donald Street.
- Jul 01
WINNIPEG’S LIVING FLAG SMASHES VICTORIA’S 2010 RECORD WITH 3,400 PEOPLE! PHOTOS HERE! WINNIPEG, MB–3,400 people showed their national pride Canada Day by standing shoulder to shoulder to form Canada’s biggest-ever Living Flag this morning in front of the Legislature, despite the …
- Jun 28
MEDIA RELEASE June 28, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VICTORIA CHALLENGES WINNIPEG TO LIVING FLAG MATCH ON CANADA DAY DOWNTOWN WINNIPEG—Victoria has issued a challenge to Winnipeg’s first annual Canada Day Living Flag event to see which city can attract more …
- Jun 23
An interactive tour and dialogue of our downtown on June 20, 2011 gave members of City Council a reenergized view of recent revitalization successes, and inner workings of the city centre.
- Jun 22
A Quebec-based boutique hotel chain, called Groupe Germain, is about to add lustre to Winnipeg’s hipster credibility by building a boutique hotel across from the MTS Centre.
- Jun 17
MEDIA RELEASE June 17, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DOWNTOWN BIZ INVITES HUNDREDS TO FORM A LIVING FLAG FOR CANADA DAY JULY 1 AT 10AM – FREE! WINNIPEG, MB—This Canada Day, hundreds of Winnipeggers are invited to come downtown, don red …
- Jun 16
The BIZ kicked off a new initiative with the Portage Alive Busk Off, a busking competition for cash prizes, with the public voting on their favourite busker to win two tickets to an NHL game.