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Easter at Tall Grass Prairie Bread Company

Posted on Apr 17, 2014 by The Forks Market

The Christopsomo bread at Tall Grass Prairie Bread Company is the only bread Tabitha Langel knows that will melt in your mouth – and she knows bread. Tabitha is one of the...


Model Search: Pancake Billy

Posted on Apr 04, 2014 by The Forks Market

Do you have what it takes to be Pancake Billy? Two Rivers is creating it's own brand of maple syrup called Pancake Billy's Chuggable Maple Syrup. They are looking for someone whom is willing to have their image on the label and on a life-size cardboard cutout to further...


Celebrating 25 years

Posted on Mar 20, 2014 by The Forks Market

The Forks history goes back much further than 25 years. The Assiniboine and Red Rivers have a rich, unique history that has shaped Winnipeg into what it is today. This year, 2014, is the 25th anniversary of The Forks as we know it today. 1988: Forks Renewal Corporation is...


Spring Break at the Children's Museum

Posted on Mar 17, 2014 by The Forks Market

Anyone else out there tired of winter yet? Don’t get us wrong…we love Winnipeg in all its seasons and splendour, but after being so cold and snowy for so very long – come Spring Break, we say enough is enough, and we plan to break out of winter in a whirlwind week of fun! The Children’s...


Warming Huts through the eyes of Kate Busby 'Windshield' Warming Hut designer 2014

Posted on Feb 24, 2014 by The Forks Market

In only four short years, Warming Hut's - An Art+ Architecture Competition on Ice has become a internationally-recognized annual design competition, drawing close to 200 submissions each year. This is why, when my team got a phone call last October to...


Almond Tree Makes Valentine's Day Easy

Posted on Feb 13, 2014 by The Forks Market

Tucked away in The Forks Market is the iconic yellow canopy of Almond Tree. Almond Tree is celebrating its 25th anniversary with The Forks and we took a look to see what Valentine's...


Festival du Voyageur on the Red River Mutual Trail

Posted on Feb 11, 2014 by The Forks Market

February 14 to 17, join us at the Rendez-vous on Ice on the Red RiverMutual Trail, where the Red and Assiniboine rivers meet, to celebrate Manitoba’s French heritage in style! There are many fun activities lined up for the first weekend of the...


Local Artists Bring Music to Warming Huts Along the Red River Mutual Trail

Posted on Feb 07, 2014 by The Forks Market

On Louis Riel Day Weekend last year along the frozen ice of the Assiniboine River, a dozen or so brave Manitoba musicians donned their best winter wear for an acoustic afternoon of live music at the innovative warming huts. Manitoba Music On Ice warmed up thousands of chilled...


Celebrating 25 Years with the Mini Donut Factory and Iceland Skate Rentals

Posted on Jan 17, 2014 by The Forks Market

There are few traditions Winnipegger's covet more than finishing up a day of skating at The Forks with a dozen mini donuts. The Mini Donut Factory was one of the first stores at The Forks and has been churning out mini donuts there for a whopping 25 years.


Pop-Culture Presents from Pylon

Posted on Dec 12, 2013 by The Forks Market

If you have a particular teen or pop-culture buff to buy for look no further than The Forks Market. One store in particular is as unique as it’s name. Pylon is a pop-culture retailer that features many niche, funny, and quirky items. If you’re shopping for a peace loving Beatles fan,...