Wow. Two things: 1. Mack and I keep finding new blogs and putting them into ShareEdmonton; 2. A lot of bloggers are not taking it slow this summer — in fact, some seem to be blogging more. That makes for a lot of reading. Challenge accepted.
- Janis Galloway gets the founders of Berg + Betts to talk about entrepreneurship and sustainable fashion.
- Kristina Hoyle shares some entertaining outtakes from a photo shoot.
- Glenn Kubish blends fashion and humour to deal with his anger over eradicated bike lanes. (I also recommend his heartstring-tugger about a Canadian moment.)
- Natasha Chiam is rethinking her dream home.
- Mike Ross digs into that study that named Edmonton as one of the worst cities in Canada for women.
- Emil Tiedemann interviews transgender pioneer Mickey Wilson.
- Avry Lewis-McDougall chats with CFL podcaster Dave Dawson.
- Shayne Woodsmith shares some moments with Mayor Don Iveson.
- The latest episode of Adam Rozenhart’s The Expats podcast features Phil Paschke and Wade Kelly in Australia.
- I interview Kelly McConkey, aka Rev Recluse, the amateur historian and fascinating completist behind Vintage Edmonton.
- Argenplath is stoked about twentyfour coffee’s Kickstarter campaign to make a coffee advent calendar.
- Leslie Chivers launches a crowdfunding campaign to save The Villa.
- Sharon Yeo has dinner in the dark at a crowdfunding event put on by Edmonton’s Next Gen.
Facets of food
- Stephen Kozma makes gorgeous sandwiches. Check out this bouquet of salad wrap.
- Julie and John have a fish fry in their yard on Julie’s Kitchen Adventures.
- Chris Falconer tries Soylent, the stuff that’s meant to make food obsolete.
- Kevin Kossowan wonders why we’re often less humane about killing fish than we are about killing mammals.
On Ice (District)
- Linda Hoang and Kira Paran got a sneak preview of Ice District, the name now attached to the area around the new downtown arena.
- Ryan Batty is not impressed with the name or the rollout. Neither are Dan Taylor and Ben Proulx on the 30 Minute Week podcast.
- John Richardson thinks a better name would be Iron Foot Place, after Alex Janvier’s mosaic and in honour of the Treaty 6 land where the district stands.
- And I’m just going to leave this here.
Like I said, that is the tiniest bit of what you could find to read and listen to this week. If you want to add to the pile, ShareEdmonton lets you submit blogs.
I collect what I can in a Flipboard magazine. Ask me anything on Twitter: @seenandheardyeg or @karenunland.
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