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We take questions from curious Edmontonians about local history. Then we find out the answers together.

Let's Find Out Chris Chang-Yen Phillips

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    • 4.9 • 52 Ratings

We take questions from curious Edmontonians about local history. Then we find out the answers together.

    47 – The Adventure of the Golden Mailbag

    47 – The Adventure of the Golden Mailbag

    Chris and Trevor rifle through listener questions and messages.

    • 37 min
    Garden Update

    Garden Update

    Updates on some pod stuff coming up: A mailbag episode next week! Email your messages to chris@letsfindoutpodcast.com by September 7 and as long as they require absolutely no research, we’ll try to read them out on air. Back by popular demand, we’ll be doing another Ritchie historical walking tour this September, in collaboration with the … Continue reading Garden Update →

    • 2 min
    46 – Marriage and Murder at the Mirama

    46 – Marriage and Murder at the Mirama

    Part 4 of our miniseries about the Mirama Dining & Lounge dim sum restaurant: what exactly happened at the 2004 fight in the restaurant and what is there to know about Asian gangs in Edmonton around the early 2000s?

    • 49 min
    45 – A Feast for Veterans

    45 – A Feast for Veterans

    Part 3 of our miniseries about the Mirama Dining & Lounge dim sum restaurant: Mike Tulley is a former sound engineer with CJSR. Reporter Nathan Fung talks to Mike about his time working at fundraising events held at the Mirama restaurant, which were organized to help out Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) veterans … Continue reading 45 – A Feast for Veterans →

    • 26 min
    44 – Salad Days at Mirama

    44 – Salad Days at Mirama

    Part 2 of our miniseries about the Mirama Dining & Lounge dim sum restaurant: How does Mirama fit in the wider history of Edmonton’s Chinatown? How did business go for Mirama after the alleged gang incident in 2004? And why did Mirama eventually shut down? Reporter Nathan Fung asks Lan Chan-Marples and Games Choi for … Continue reading 44 – Salad Days at Mirama →

    • 35 min
    43 – Mirama Memories

    43 – Mirama Memories

    Reporter Nathan Fung asks Grace Law what she remembers of the old Mirama restaurant on 94 St. and Jasper Ave, and what did this old dim sum place mean to her and possibly other Chinese Canadians living in Edmonton. Part 1 of a miniseries about the Mirama restaurant.

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
52 Ratings

52 Ratings

emmahearingyouright ,

Must-listen if you live in Alberta

LFO is fabulously produced and a fascinating listen! Chris CYP is a charming host and the content is fresh and fun.

daveberta ,

A must listen Alberta podcast

Chris is the Ira Glass of Alberta podcasts. This podcast is always interesting and a must-listen. Keep up the great work. 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

FawndaJaye ,

Yes, let’s!

A fun, enlightening, well-produced show on local (Edmonton, AB) history. Chris CYP is a fab host and researcher!

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