The Almanac, which serves French-inspired food created by chef/co-owner Alysha Couture, is in the old Red Square Vodka Bar, 10351 82nd Ave.
“We figured our micro-venue could fill some of the gaps left by so many other music venues closing,” says bar manager Joshua Meachem. “When we were doing our renovations, we reached out to the music community (about our idea) and got positive feedback from people.”
A total of five venues closed in 2015, including two on Whyte Avenue — Wunderbar and The Pawn Shop.
As another year winds down, the opportunity arises for reflection, incredulous disbelief and celebration. Twelve months can bring a great deal of change, welcome or not. Fifty-two weeks can be filled with wild adventure, staggering boredom and every possible variance in-between. Vue caught up with some of Edmonton’s music community for a look back at 2015...
These homies are a whole lot more than just a sandwich shop. The Grick Middle has quickly become a staple part of many Edmontonians diets. With exotic new coffees coming in regularly, it's a coffee freak's dream (you can even sign up to get a bag or two brought in for you each month). As icing on the cake, they're almost always baking limited quantities of mouth watering sweet treats. Follow their instagram to try and keep up.