Post Tagged with: "downtown Kitchener"

Putting a face to the homeless in Waterloo Region

Putting a face to the homeless in Waterloo Region

I have lived in downtown Kitchener (DTK) for roughly 14 years of my life, residing steps away from central DTK spots like Victoria Park, Charles Street Terminal and City Hall. I’m also located near the less acknowledged, yet imperative, markers of social assistance that provide our city with places of refuge and much needed support for those in need. I’m […]

by Emily Waitson· · Features ·
Photo by Madeline McInnis

Legacy Greens brings fresh produce to downtown Kitchener

Legacy Greens in downtown Kitchener is the popular grocery store known for its fresh, local produce and high-quality food products. It has recently moved from its temporary King Street location to a permanent location on Ontario street.  The popularity of Legacy Greens has grown since it began in 2014 and its owner, Jordan Dolson, has been thrilled with its success. […]

by Aaron Hagey· · Arts and Life, Food ·
Photo by Safina Hussein

BMO offers Themuseum $1 million for renovations

Early this week, BMO announced’s their intent to offer Themuseum a game-changing donation of $1 million.  The donation comes in two parts, the first being the monetary fund to revitalize and transform Themuseum. The second comes in the form of the sale of the BMO building found right next to Themuseum’s location in downtown Kitchener. “We first offered the sale […]

by Safina Husein· · Local, News ·
Photo by Sadman Sakib Rahman

Church opens its doors during colder weather

  On Jan. 9, the Regional Municipality of Waterloo approved a temporary overnight flexible space for emergency shelter overflow at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Kitchener. Operated nightly by the House of Friendship, the church will be providing overflow flexible space beginning around the end of the month until April 30, 2018. St. Matthew’s Church will be able to accommodate […]

by Erin Abe· · Local, News ·
Photo by Marco Pedri

THEMUSEUM’s Mac & Cheese Festival brings out K-W’s finest

On a cold, stormy night in downtown Kitchener, a mac and cheese festival seemed like the perfect place to take refuge. Despite a sour event last year, THEMUSEUM’s Mac & Cheese Festival returned for a second year to dispel all doubts. The layout was set up similar to Taco Fest, a very successful event also held at THEMUSEUM. Instead of […]

by Fani Hsieh· · Arts and Life, Food ·
Photo by Will Huang

Abe Erb to open second location in K-W

Two years ago, Rob Theodosiou opened the doors to Abe Erb, a brewpub in uptown Waterloo and almost instantly, the new venue seemed like a hit among both students and residents of Waterloo. Theodosiou was not new to the restaurant business upon opening Abe Erb, as he also runs Cora’s in uptown. Within a relatively small space, Abe Erb is […]

by Bethany Bowles· · Arts and Life ·
K-W’s food truck scene under evaluation

K-W’s food truck scene under evaluation

Last Saturday, members of The Cord staff took to the streets of downtown Kitchener for the King StrEATery Food Truck Rally. Contrast to the mass amounts of construction downtown, there were a considerable amount of people and food trucks outside of City Hall. The sun was scorching, the live music was blasting and the smell of deep fryers, sugar and […]

by Bethany Bowles· · Arts and Life ·