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Pop-Up Chicken Shack Opening at The Forks

Pop-Up Chicken Shack Opening at The Forks

DownLow Chicken Shack
Lindsay and Doug Stephen Jr., owners of DownLow Chicken Shack in Vancouver. A pop-up restaurant will bring the brand to Winnipeg September 22-23. (HANDOUT)

A southern-style chicken restaurant will open up at The Forks next week for two days only.

Vancouver-based DownLow Chicken Shack will serve up finger-lickin’ goodness at Muddy Waters on September 22-23.

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Pathway Development at The Forks Honouring Indigenous Past

Pathway Development at The Forks Honouring Indigenous Past

Niizhoziibean - South Point Pathway Art
An artist’s rendering of the sculpture that will be part of the Niizhoziibean pathway at The Forks. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — A popular pathway at The Forks has been named to honour the city’s Indigenous heritage.

The South Point pathway is now known as Niizhoziibean, meaning two rivers in Ojibway, and is located near where the Red and Assiniboine rivers meet.

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CN Partners with The Forks for Naming Rights to Stage and Field

CN Partners with The Forks for Naming Rights to Stage and Field

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A CN locomotive moves through Symington Yard in Winnipeg on November 10, 2012. (CN / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — The Forks has hopped aboard a partnership with CN for the new naming rights to its entertainment stage and field.

Now known as CN Stage and Field, the area will continue to serve as a platform for year-round public programming at the site. The venue previously held the name Scotiabank Stage after a long-time sponsorship by the bank.

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Pioneer of Winnipeg’s Skateboard Scene Honoured with Forks Mural

Pioneer of Winnipeg’s Skateboard Scene Honoured with Forks Mural

By David Klassen

Skateboard Park Mural
Artist Mr Cenz began working on a mural to honour the late founder of Sk8 Skates at The Plaza Skateboard Park on Friday. (THE FORKS)

WINNIPEG — A new mural at The Forks is honouring the late founder of Sk8 Skates for his community activism and helping to pioneer Winnipeg’s skateboard scene.

Skateboard Park Mural
Jai Pereira’s likeness is making up part of the mural’s design on the park’s bowl. (THE FORKS)

Jai Pereira is being remembered as the Graffiti Gallery marks its 20th anniversary with London-based artist Mr Cenz in the city to complete a mural at The Plaza Skateboard Park.

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Canada Day 2018 in Winnipeg: Where to Celebrate

Canada Day 2018 in Winnipeg: Where to Celebrate

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Fireworks are planned at several locations across Winnipeg on Canada Day. (TOURISM WINNIPEG)

Looking for somewhere to belt out your Canadian patriotism on July 1? A handful of local Canada Day celebrations are planned across Winnipeg. Wherever you decide to celebrate, there’s something for everyone.

Here are a few options to help you navigate Canada’s birthday bash.

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