From books to beer, COVID-19 sparks delivery boom in Alberta

With more and more people confined to their homes due to the spread of COVID-19, businesses across Alberta have adapted to fill a growing demand: everywhere from bookstores to breweries are now delivering. For some of those businesses, like Edmonton’s…

COVID-19: Closed or not, local record, comic, bookshops still selling

Article content It’s new-issue day at Happy Harbour Comics, weekly Wednesday when the comic-book collectors push though, grabbing the latest-release of Wonder Woman, Star Wars or a new horror-manga graphic novel. At the back tables, the ever-present gamers clash amid…

How to keep busy at home in Edmonton during the COVID-19 pandemic

For those in self-isolation or those practicing social distancing amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the day-to-day could become monotonous. That’s why an Edmonton bookstore is hoping to provide some literary relief, by making home deliveries. Glass Bookshop co-owner Matthew Stepanic, along…

Three to See Thursday: Flying Canoe Volant, Funicular and Lovecraft

A snow sculpture at Flying Canoe Volant last year. Ian Kucerak / Postmedia, file Flying Canoe Volant Festival: One of our city’s seriously coolest festivals, this walkabout through and around Mill Creek Ravine features art instalations by Dylan Toymaker, CAVA…

‘It’s a great way to celebrate the city’: Illustrator creates book featuring Edmonton landmarks

A local artist has published a book aimed at highlighting Edmonton landmarks and hidden gems. On Location YEG features 80 illustrations, most done by artist Emily Chu, but also featuring eight emerging local artists. “That was really important to me, to…