The Downtown Biz is slowly reopening some of their popular summer events. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, there are outdoor concerts, and on weekends they are restarting their patio tours. This is the fourth time I have been on one of these Biz tours. Something new with this year’s edition is the addition of viewing some of the mural downtown. A little bit more walking, but well worth it. Biz Tour at The Beer Can Our first stop is at The…Continue readingBiz Patio Tour – Physically Distanced Version.
I am Priest Missioner at Holy Trinity Anglican Church in downtown Winnipeg. This is a half-time position. I will be there half-time and at St. Philip’s half-time.Continue readingPriest Missioner – Holy Trinity Anglican
Friday night I took a little hometown tour. It’s called the Ale Trail tour, and it’s run by the Winnipeg Trolley Company. I was one of several social media and tourist type people who had been invited. My connection to the company is that Ben Gillies, the owner of the Winnipeg Trolley Company is also majority owner of Fools and Horses, my favourite coffee shop. I’d asked him about the trollies a couple of months ago, and he told me…Continue readingWinnipeg Trolley Company Ale Trail
Carbone for Pizza. Carbone has closed their downtown location. While downtown Winnipeg is changing and there are many new buildings and new restaurants popping up, it’s still a bit of a desert around lunch time on Saturday’s. Hopefully when the new True North Square and other projects get completed enough people will be down early on the weekends to get more places open for lunch. Carbone Cafe Club Hours Monday – Thursday | 11am – 10pmFriday | 11am – 12amSaturday…Continue readingCarbone Coal Fired Pizza – Downtown
The Farmers Market run by Downtown Biz at the MB Hydro building is now in it’s 4th year. Not surprisingly it continues to evolve and change. Old vendors leave and new vendors and fresh food arrive. This year has seen several new stalls appear. I won’t be going over all of them, but a few of them are making the market more interesting. Hours for the market are 10 am – 3 pm. The Bar Lady: Fresh food can definitely…Continue readingFresh Food Refreshes Market
The patio tour is one of three that I’ve done over the last few years. I’ve decided to take them and combine them all into one story.Tap In Tour Tour Time Returns If you read this blog fairly regularly you know that I’m a fan of Food Trucks. I enjoy being able to eat my meals outside. Yet, there’s more than one way to enjoy outdoors dining. Winnipeg also has a large number of patios where you can enjoy you food…Continue readingPatio Proliferation Enlivens Downtown