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Winnipeg Snapshots XXVI   Leave a comment


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Down by the river

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December 9th, 2016

 

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It’s cold, yet the landscape is beautiful.

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New building going up at Confusion Corner

 

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Posted December 9, 2016 by markosun in Winnipeg

We Day in Winnipeg   Leave a comment


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We Day, the annual youth empowerment event, brought 16,000 students to the MTS Centre along with a number of celebrity performers and speakers.

The event, organized by We Charity (formerly known as Free the Children), is intended to inspire young people to make positive change in the world and shift their thinking and actions from “me” to “we,” We Day organizers say.

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It was an invasion of young people and school buses downtown.

 

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Posted November 18, 2016 by markosun in Winnipeg

Winnipeg Nights   Leave a comment


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Posted November 17, 2016 by markosun in Cities, Winnipeg

Winnipeg Downtown Construction Update   Leave a comment


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The first update isn’t actually new construction, it’s the re-cladding of the Artis Tower at Portage and Main. From a dull green to a inspiring blue.

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Then there is the big True North Square project. A big hole with beehive-like activity. This is a big project. Three towers over 250 feet each.

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The white building in the distance is the new University of Winnipeg student residences. There aren’t many white buildings around, I like the colour.

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The Glass House Skylofts is completed and tenants are moving in. The ALT Hotel to the right has been open for a little over a year.

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D-Condo on Assiniboine Avenue has reached 10 stories. It will top out at 24 floors.

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The new building that used to be called Heritage Landing, re-branded as 300 Assiniboine is getting ready for tenants. The building is 24 stories.

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The building has striking flood lights on the 4 corners of the building top and bottom.

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Two new buildings are proposed for downtown. They would be the tallest in the city. 300 Main will be a go, however, Skycity Centre is not a 100% sure thing just yet.

 

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Posted October 11, 2016 by markosun in Buildings, Winnipeg

Fall colours in downtown Winnipeg   Leave a comment


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The fall colours are here in Winnipeg. We have to enjoy them right away because it only lasts around ten days in these northern climes. In a week or so a big northwest wind will blow the leaves off and leave the trees bare for the next seven months. The weather has been really nice to.

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Posted October 3, 2016 by markosun in Winnipeg

The Dog Days of Summer in The Peg   Leave a comment


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Posted August 28, 2016 by markosun in Winnipeg

Somebody pulled the plug on the Library Park pond   Leave a comment


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It’s early in the year for the Library Park pond in downtown Winnipeg to be drained. This may not have been intentional. Hopefully they refill it as we still have 2 weeks of summer left.

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The pond filled with water and plants flourishing.

 

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Drained.

 

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Posted August 24, 2016 by markosun in Winnipeg