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  • Jun 14

Portage Alive Busk Off

The busking competition welcomes any Manitoba musician to come downtown on June 16 between 11am and 2pm to compete to win one of three cash prizes.

 
  • Jun 13

Rapid Transit Tunnel

Winnipeg media outlets will get their first look at the city’s first transit tunnel this afternoon, when Winnipeg Transit takes media outlets on a tour of the Southwest Rapid Transit Corridor.

 
  • Jun 13

Met Could Get a Boost

The long-awaited restoration of the Metropolitan Theatre could be complete in the next two years with the help of a $3-million subsidy from the city and province.

 
  • Jun 09

H&M Seeks Winnipeg Store Site

There have been plenty of rumours in the past two years about H&M coming to Winnipeg but a company spokesperson says the are still waiting for the right location.

 
  • May 06

Introducing ManyFest!

INTRODUCING WINNIPEG’S NEWEST FESTIVAL: MANYFEST, COMING THIS SEPTEMBER 9 TO 11!

 
  • May 02

NHL Team in Peg Good for Business

NHL team in Peg would be good for business By:Ross Romaniuk WINNIPEG SUN – MAY 2, 2011 Stefano Grande, executive director of Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, stands outside the MTS Centre in Winnipeg. The BIZ commented on the possible spinoffs if …

 
  • Apr 27

Long-vacant Buidlings Spring to Life

The landing of a long-term office tenant for the once-derelict Avenue Building is expected to bring an average of 400 more people a day to one of the most uninhabited stretches of downtown Portage Avenue.

 
  • Apr 26

WREN/Downtown BIZ donate $7,800 to Childrens Rehab

11 children with disabilities received sledge hockey equipment this year, thanks to a $7,800.00 donation from the Winnipeg Real Estate News (WREN) and the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ.

 
  • Apr 25

Heritage Makeover Emerges in Downtown

The wraps will soon be coming off a key element in the $27-million makeover of one of the city’s premier heritage buildings — Main Street’s 106-year-old Union Bank Tower.

 
  • Apr 18

Parking Structures

Parking structures a means to a greater end Winnipeg Free Press By: Stefano Grande April 18, 2011 Judging by the editorials and news stories regarding the City of Winnipeg investing in building more parkades, you would think the fortune of …