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The Forks Records 100,000th Cyclist of the Year

The Forks Records 100,000th Cyclist of the Year

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WINNIPEG — It’s only September, but more than 100,000 cyclists have already pedalled their way to The Forks this year.

Numbers released on Friday show The Forks is on pace to exceed last year’s total of 108,682 cyclists, which are tracked by a sensor in the bike lane located at the south Main Street entry at Fort Gibraltar Way.

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‘Cool Gardens’ Art Exhibit Adds Three New Installations

‘Cool Gardens’ Art Exhibit Adds Three New Installations

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“Cool” by MVRDV from Rotterdam in the Netherlands. Cool is a 30-foot-tall cocktail stir stick, with a cloud at the top, creating shade for passers-by. (THE FORKS / HANDOUT)

Three new installations are making up this year’s Cool Gardens public exhibition near The Forks.

Now in its seventh year, the exhibit celebrates contemporary garden culture, public art and the local landscape.

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Mobile Parking Payments Expand to More Winnipeg Lots

Mobile Parking Payments Expand to More Winnipeg Lots

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An app that allows motorists to pay for parking on their smartphones has expanded its reach to more Winnipeg parking lots.

PayByPhone is now available in multiple off-street lots through a partnership with Forks North Portage Corporation, the company that operates The Forks. The technology is also available at Portage Place Shopping Centre and Winnipeg Square.

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The Forks Creating Outdoor Sip ‘n’ Sit Space for Summer

The Forks Creating Outdoor Sip ‘n’ Sit Space for Summer

The Forks ups its cool factor for hot summer nights

The Forks Outdoor Common
An artist’s rendering of The Common, an outdoor summer version of The Forks’ popular eating and drinking area. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Everybody knows The Forks is the place to be in the winter, and now the market is stepping up its summer game.

Visitors will soon be able to sip and sit on a beverage in a new licensed area on the upper plaza. Drinks, anyone?

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Amazon Opens New Winnipeg Office for Web Services Division

Amazon Opens New Winnipeg Office for Web Services Division

AWS Thinkbox Swordfish at The Forks (TREVOR HAGAN / HANDOUT)
AWS Thinkbox Swordfish at The Forks (TREVOR HAGAN / HANDOUT)

Winnipeg may have been overlooked for Amazon‘s HQ2 project, but the city is still playing a significant role in the company’s technology arm.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) opened its new office at The Forks‘ Johnston Terminal on Friday, creating 13,000 square feet of space for a team to work on AWS Thinkbox technology.

AWS Thinkbox Swordfish at The Forks (TREVOR HAGAN / HANDOUT)

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