News

  • Feb 25

Employing the Unemployed

Winnipeg’s downtown sidewalks may look a lot cleaner thanks to a program that employs the city’s homeless population with beautification projects – like picking up litter or removing snow – along the streets and sidewalks of the inner city.

 
  • Feb 24

Banner Art on Display

The work of over 100 of Winnipeg’s top graphic artists is on display at Portage Place from now until March 31.

 
  • Feb 19

Sports Bar Vegas Style

Two local businessmen will be injecting some Las Vegas glam into the blossoming nightlife around the MTS Centre, with the opening next month of a new mega sports bar on Portage Avenue.

 
  • Feb 17

Blue Loonie Winners!

The Downtown BIZ held a December promotional contest for its Blue Loonie program. The first 10 Blue Loonie business participants to purchase 50 Blue Loonies between December 22 and December 31 were awarded 50 complimentary Blue Loonies on behalf of the Downtown BIZ.

 
  • Feb 16

Portage and Main Adds Prestige

D’Arcy & Deacon’s Grant Stefanson checks out the new home being renovated in the Richardson Building in downtown Winnipeg.

 
  • Feb 10

De-Icing

GETTING BACK ON THEIR FEET, KEEPING YOU ON YOURS

 
  • Feb 09

Take One Downtown

Check out this article about downtown development by Bartley Kives

 
  • Feb 09

Chinatown Banner Revealed

It’s going to be a year of strength and power, according to Chinese beliefs, as the Year of the Tiger rolls in for the Chinese New Year this week.

 
  • Jan 18

Parking Partners with DSN

Downtown streets are even safer thanks to a new partnership between the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ and the Winnipeg Parking Authority, the Downtown Security Network’s newest member.

 
  • Jan 13

To Dream the Possible Dream

Robert Vineberg, a member of the board of the Manitoba Opera Association, is proposing that a new performance hall be erected on the surface parking lot north of the Manitoba Museum.