Check out the winspear, the citadel, city centre mall, art gallery, great restaurants. Underground parking all over the place.
For the few times that you can't just walk there, you can catch buses at Jasper Ave by 114 St. There are direct buses to West Edmonton mall, including a nearby Express bus.
Knoxville's for the country flare or On The Rocks for more classic rock - live bands on weekends.