Vote for the ‘Best of Calgary’

‘Best of Calgary’ is a celebration of what our beautiful city is and what it does best. Each year, they distribute an online survey for Calgarians to vote in their favourites categories to declare who and what are some of Calgary’s best offerings, including areas of arts, culture, music and entertainment. The survey is open now until February 15 so make sure to cast your vote in the next few weeks. Check out some Best of Calgary winners from 2018:

 

Food & Beverage

  • Best Budget Restaurant: Peter’s Drive-InA Calgary icon since 1964, Peter’s Drive-In is well known for its famous burgers and unlimited milkshake flavours. The next time you’re craving a milkshake for a reasonable price, be sure to stop by Peter’s Drive-In at 219 16 Ave NE.
  • Best Late Night Eats: Tubby Dog. Head to 17th Avenue near midnight any weekend night and the line at Tubby Dog will show just how much Calgarians enjoy late-night eats. Tubby Dog patrons rave about their out-of-the-ordinary hot dog toppings, like Ketchup chips, cereal and sauerkraut. Don’t knock it until you try it.
  • Best Local Brewery: Village Brewery. From the crisp, dry but fruity Village Blonde to the bold, potent Village Blacksmith, Village Brewery has a beer for everyone. Available for purchase at many bars and restaurants throughout Calgary as well as a number of local liquor stores, these tasty beverages go down in any part of town.

 

Shopping & Services

  • Best Consignment Store: Peacock BoutiqueCalgarians love a great deal, and with racks of affordable designer clothing, chic shoes and trendy accessories, the Peacock Boutique has it all. Whether you’re in need of something for your next big event or your annual spring wardrobe update, be sure to shop at the Peacock Boutique on 1415 11 St SW.
  • Best Place to Work Out: YYC Cycle. What started as an idea to revolutionize indoor cycling has led to three Calgary locations and a strong ‘Bikergang’ community. Under flashing lights with upbeat music, the YYC Cycle motivators will get your heart racing during any 50-minute spin class.

 

Cityscapes & People

  • Best Sports Personality (Hero): Lanny MacDonald.Still holding the Calgary Flames franchise record for the most goals scored in a single season (66!), Lanny MacDonald is a household name in Calgary. He played his final NHL game during the 1989 Stanley Cup finals with the Calgary Flames and his retired jersey, number 9, still hangs in the rafters of the Saddledome. Go Flames go!
  • Best Neighbourhood: Inglewood. Not only is Inglewood Calgary’s oldest neighbourhood, but it’s bursting with art, culture, lively shops and enjoyable eateries – no wonder Calgarians love it!

 

Help celebrate our city’s greatest assets by casting your vote in this year’s Best of Calgary survey. Don’t forget, voting closes on February 15 and the 2019 winners will be announced on May 1, followed by the Best of Calgary Bash that same evening. More event details will be announced on the Best of Calgary Facebook Page. Stay tuned!

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