- Feb 23, 2017
WE (HEART) THE NORTH END
You may have seen the "I (Heart) the North End" posters around Gottingen the past few weeks. They are part of a little campaign for local businesses in the area to express their love to the neighbourhood. This has been a difficult year for the Gottingen Street Community, with three murders in the area over the past 9 months. Gun violence has left many in the community rocked, heart broken and looking for answers and change. Moving past this will take a strong and supportive c
- Feb 16, 2017
PARKING FINE INCREASES "PUT ON HOLD"
There was a lot of noise at the end of January about City Hall doubling parking fines from $25 to $50 in the downtown. This created a bit of a storm on social media and in the news with many people outraged with the proposal. NEBA's position is that it is very premature to consider increasing fines and such a move would have a negative impact on attracting people to the urban core. The city is looking at installing new parking payment technologies in the next couple of year
- Feb 4, 2017
PROPELLER BREWING CO. | The Craft of Craft
Sitting down at a table in the Propeller tasting room on Gottingen Street, Propeller Brewing’s president John Allen introduces himself as the company’s spiritual leader. Chuckling, he describes the genesis of his company as a pivotal moment, a midlife crisis when he changed careers, “it was this or a Miata,” he laughs. Allen worked in film as a property master for about 15 years before he chose to escape the industry where he felt he’d peaked and brew beer full-time instead.