• What’s Up in the West End This Weekend?

    June 21, 2018

    Friday, June 22 Beginner Stained Glass Class with Heather Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Location: Prairie Studio Glass (587 Sargent Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba) Come join Heather, a glass expert and make your own beautiful stained glass creation at Prairie…
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  • Eat Your Way Around the World in the West End (Part 1)

    June 20, 2018

    Where can you taste your way around the world in the matter of a few blocks? Only in the West End of course! The West End is home to hundreds of restaurants serving cuisine from a diverse range of culinary…
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  • What’s Up in the West End this Weekend?

    June 15, 2018

    Friday, June 15   FIFA World Cup Egypt versus Uruguay Time: 7:00 AM Location: X-Cues’ Billiards & Café (551 Sargent Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba) Take part in this year’s FIFA World Cup festivities at X-Cues’ by watching the beautiful game live!…
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  • Where does all the injera in Winnipeg come from? The West End!

    June 11, 2018

    When the 7-11 at the corner of Spence and Sargent became Quick Convenience, you may have noticed that store is only half as big as it used to be. Well, on the side you never see there is a busy injera bakery…
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  • Your guide to the Ellice Street Festival

    June 8, 2018

    When: June 8, 2108 beginning at 8PM; June 9, 2018 from 12 PM to 4 PM. Where: Ellice Avenue between Sherbrook and Langside.   Soak up the Winnipeg sun with featured performers JD and the Sunshine Band, this coming weekend…
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  • What’s Up in the West End this Weekend?

    June 8, 2018

    This Weekend in the West End: June 8 to 10 Friday, June 8 Glass Class Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (587 Sargent Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba) Location: Prairie Studio Glass Join stained glass expert, Heather, and make your own beautiful…
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  • A Brewery Rooted in the West End

    June 5, 2018

      Here’s a math question for you: 1 Graphic Designer     +     1 Fence Builder    =    A Successful Brewing Company? It may seem like an unlikely combination to start a brewery, but at Barn Hammer Brewing (595…
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  • What’s up in the West End this weekend

    June 1, 2018

    Friday, June 1 Beginner Stained Glass Class with Heather Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (587 Sargent Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba) Location: Prairie Studio Glass Come join Heather, a glass expert and make your own beautiful stained glass creation at Prairie…
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  • What’s up in the West End this weekend

    May 25, 2018

    Friday, May 25 Pride Flag Raising Time: 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM Location: University of Winnipeg (515 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba) Come and watch the raising of the Pride flag on the front lawn of the University of Winnipeg.  Show…
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  • Doors Open comes to the West End

    May 25, 2018

    This weekend is Doors Open Winnipeg, a chance to explore and learn what goes on behind the scenes of some of Winnipeg’s most prominent businesses and buildings (for absolutely free)! Here in the West End, there are several Doors Open…
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  • What’s up in the West End this weekend

    May 18, 2018

    Friday, May 18 Coolatully Time: 7:30 PM and 9:00 PM Location: The Irish Club (654 Erin St) The Tara Players are putting on several performances of Coolatully. Follow Killian, a once famous hurler, as he is forced to confront his…
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  • Street Sweep Off – 2018 Edition

    April 25, 2018

    With the snow very rapidly melting away, it can only mean one thing: it’s time for some spring cleaning! On Thursday April 26, students and staff from West End schools General Wolfe and Isaac Brock will help fill hundreds of…
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  • On-Street Paid Parking Price Increase 2018

    April 11, 2018

    The following content is from the Parking Store. You can find more info by visiting the Parking Store website here. This spring, on-street parking rates will be increasing by $1.50. This change will take approximately six to eight weeks to…
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  • We’re Hiring!

    March 2, 2018

    We are looking for a few great people to work with us this summer! Do you want to maximize your outdoor time? Contribute to a wonderful community? Add awesome work experience to your resume? Applicants are encouraged to apply early…
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  • Local retailer brings outdoor spirit to the heart of the West End

    January 24, 2018

      If you have ever rented a canoe in Winnipeg, chances are you have rented from Wilderness Supply. Well, we’ve got very exciting news: the prominent local outdoor retailer has just relocated to the West End! According to owner Rick…
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  • We’re hiring Community Safety Patrols

    January 22, 2018

    The West End BIZ Community Safety Patrol are responsible for promoting a safer and friendlier West End by serving as extra “eyes and ears” on the street. They assist the Winnipeg Police Service by observing and reporting any concerns and…
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  • The most central doggy daycare and grooming in Winnipeg? Central Bark

    December 8, 2017

    Have you been wondering why there isn’t a convenient doggy daycare and groomer in Winnipeg’s central area? You’re not alone. Terry and Katie were thinking the same thing. That’s why they opened their doggy daycare and spa with a name…
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  • Cool Gardens 2018: call for submissions

    November 21, 2017

    Storefront Manitoba has launched the international design competition Cool Gardens 2018: Call for Submissions.  Cool Gardens:  Cool Gardens is a public exhibition of contemporary garden and art installations that offers a shift of sensation for the summer—cooling—as a general theme for public projects…
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  • Construction on Ellice Avenue – Arlington to Erin

    August 29, 2017

    The following letter was delivered to businesses along Ellice Avenue affected by road construction between Arlington Street and Erin Street. Reference: City of Winnipeg 2017 Regional Street Renewal Program: Ellice Avenue Rehabilitation and Reconstruction We wish to advise you that…
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  • New Mural to Thrive in West End!

    July 13, 2017

    MEDIA ADVISORY Winnipeg, MB – On Thursday July 13th, at 10:00 AM the West End’s BIZ will be unveiling the latest addition to our outdoor gallery, “Woven Together”. The mural is located at 555 Spence Street, on the south wall…
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  • GENERAL WOLFE SCHOOL & WEST END BIZ CELEBRATE 25 YEARS OF SWEEP OFF

    April 18, 2017

    Media Advisory –Tuesday April 18, 2017 WINNIPEG, MB – On Wednesday April 19, over 175 students and staff from West End school General Wolfe will help fill hundreds of bags full of garbage and recyclables from West End walkways, boulevards…
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  • West End Trends report released

    March 29, 2017

     Winnipeg’s West End is growing! Learn about all the changes taking place in our neighbourhood in our new Trends Report.

  • Professional Development for businesses- GOAL SETTING for Business Owners

    February 28, 2017

    The Manitoba Marketing Network is holding a workshop for business owners wanting to learn about goal setting. See event details below: Where: Norwood Hotel When: Thursday, March 9th Price: $25 Success in Business is always paved in benchmarked GOALS In…
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  • New mural will celebrate Canada’s 150 anniversary

    February 9, 2017

    As part of the celebrations for Canada’s 150th anniversary, The West End BIZ is excited to announce a brand new mural will be created in the Saigon Park area. This mural is made possible with generous assistance from the Department…
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  • January 25, 2017

    Latest from the Chamber of Commerce: Taking Small business to city hall for solutions