Glasshouse Skylofts, the Bell MTS Place, the new RBC Convention Centre and the soon to be True North Square are the cornerstones of The SHED (Sports, Hospitality and Entertainment District).
Restaurants and bars are popping up all around Glasshouse, as the SHED evolves into its role as the cosmopolitan centre of Winnipeg.
The Merchant Kitchen, Donald Street, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Merchant Kitchen and Browns Socialhouse share the Centrepoint footprint with Glasshouse. Without stepping outside, you can step into one of the best rated, finest new restaurants in Winnipeg in the Merchant. Browns offers upscale casual foods that fit the bill, whether you arrive in jeans or a suit. On game nights, they have the biggest video wall in Winnipeg. And the Alt Hotel, Winnipeg’s newest, chicest hotel. With its modern furnishings with exposed concrete and wood accents, the subdued rooms feature free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. All come with Keurig coffee makers, high-end linens, armchairs and rainfall showerheads.
The Pint, Garry Street, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
The Pint is a popular sports-themed pub, filled with unique images and memorabilia from the Winnipeg sports scene, including the 50-yard line from the old Bombers stadium. With great daily specials, it’s a busy spot.
Rudy's, Graham Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Rudy’s Eat and Drink in the Manitoba Hydro building has a funky updated 50s vibe. Rudy’s is about bringing back “the good life.” Grab an old-fashioned, a candy apple or suds on tap. Their menu focuses on fresh ingredients, made in house daily.
Carbone Coal Fired Pizza, Saint Mary Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Carbone Coal Fired Pizza is a great alternative, with flatbreads, panini, pizza, soups and salads and a full selection of beer, wine and mixed drinks.
East India Company Pub & Eatery, York Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
East India Garden is a long-time favourite next to the Convention Centre, with traditional indian buffet or ala carte offerings, their regulars have been customers for years.
Shark Club Winnipeg, Hargrave Street, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
For a hand of cards or the VLTs head to the Shark Club in cityplace. Populated with enormous HDTVs and Shark Club’s own Vegas-Style Gaming Centre, they offer a full selection of appies, burgers, sandwiches, salads and full meals and they have daily drink specials.
Tavern United MTS Centre, Hargrave Street, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Of course you can go to your own 21st storey rooftop, but if you’re scared of heights, or you want someone else to mix you a drink, Tavern United is sports-minded, has VLTs and they have a rooftop patio on the 7th floor.
MTS Centre, Graham Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Looking for entertainment? Look across the street to the Bell MTS Place. Since Winnipeg welcomed the Winnipeg Jets back to the NHL in 2012, season tickets have been scooped up within minutes and fans sell out nearly every game. Game night brings energy in and around the Bell MTS Place. For sports, music and entertainment fans in Winnipeg, the action is in and around the Bell MTS Place, making Glasshouse the best home address in Winnipeg to host friends, colleagues and family – pre or post game, concert or extravaganza.
Burton Cummings Theatre, Smith Street, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
The Burt is just around the corner. Originally known as the Walker Theatre, the Burton Cummings Theatre for Performing Arts was built in 1906-07. In April 2014, True North Sports & Entertainment Limited assumed management of this designated National Historic Site of Canada and are using their expertise to provide programming and entertainment services and expertise to the 107 year-old, 1,604 seat former vaudeville theatre.
RBC Convention Centre, York Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
The newly expanded RBC Convention Centre hosts annual shows including Comicon, the Boat Show, the Home and Garden Show and many more.
Winnipeg Art Gallery, Memorial Boulevard, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
For the culturally minded, the Winnipeg Art Gallery is a stone’s throw away. They host almost 24,000 works of art ranging from 15th-century European paintings to 21st century American multi-media art, and represents artists from countries and cultures around the globe. The WAG brings in international exhibits regularly and has toured exhibitions around the world—Spain, Colombia, Mexico, Venezuela, Taiwan, Norway, China, Italy, and the United States.
Millennium Library, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
The Millennium Library and garden offer a quiet respite in the middle of the City, with programming for all ages, including exhibits, English language clubs and much more.
225 Carlton St, Winnipeg, MB R3C 1P5, Canada
The True North Square will be rising out of the ground right across from Glasshouse, designed around Winnipeg’s first true urban plaza and parkway, True North Square will be suited to all kinds of activities and gatherings in all seasons, all day long.
Comprised of four towers, this cutting edge Winnipeg development offers flexible office space, retail shops, residences, a full service hotel and services, heated underground parking, direct access to public rapid transportation, a LEED® Gold work environment, a breathtaking park and is only steps away from the city’s hottest entertainment.
With onsite retailers within the plaza, including a grocery store, wine store, and various convenience retail stores and restaurants at the ground and skywalk levels True North Square offers the convenience and accessibility – to socialize and collaborate; mingle in restaurants, lounges, cafes, bars and meeting spaces.
305 Hargrave St, Winnipeg, MB R3B 2J7, Canada