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What to know about Calgary parks

Calgary is blessed with so many great parks, so where do we even begin? Whatever the season, the City of Calgary works tirelessly to provide you with excellent spaces to relax, enjoy nature and spend time outside. More than 8,000 hectares of parkland and natural areas, as well as 905 kilometres of pathways, exist within city limits […]

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Why You Should Check Out Beakerhead This Year

Science isn’t generally known to be a sexy topic, nor is engineering; however, pair both of these with the art and entertainment world, and we introduce to you: Beakerhead. This five-day festival comes around Calgary each September, with new installations, programs, workshops and lessons on unique topics all across the city.   Who remembers the […]

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It’s a buyer’s market, says Len

With summer coming to an end, it’s time to take a look at the Calgary housing market. Fortunately for buyers, not much has changed over the last few months. The number of sales sits about twenty per cent lower than the average over the last decade. “If you’re a buyer, it’s a great opportunity; and […]

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Calgary’s Best Neighbourhoods: Edgemont

The 2019 Avenue Calgary list of best neighbourhoods has Edgemont finishing off its top ten. This northwest community sitting right along Nose Hill between Country Hills Boulevard and John Laurie Boulevard offers you easy access to anywhere in the city as well as an escape to nature at Nose Hill Park. Here are a few statistics […]

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Calgary’s Best Neighbourhoods: Lake Bonavista

Sitting at number eight on Avenue Calgary’s best neighbourhoods list, we introduce the community of Lake Bonavista. This southeast neighbourhood is located between Fish Creek Park and Anderson Road. With a private lake for residents and Canada’s second largest urban park on the south edge, this community was built for those who love the outdoors. […]

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Calgary’s Best Neighbourhoods: Dalhousie

Every year, Avenue Calgary releases its list of the top neighbourhoods in Calgary; this year, Dalhousie sits at number seven. This community is nestled at the corner of Crowchild Trail and Shaganappi Trail in the northwest. Just minutes from Nose Hill Park and the University of Calgary, Dalhousie is a great middle-ground for families and […]

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Calgary’s Best Neighbourhoods: Acadia

Landing at number six on Avenue Calgary’stop neighbourhood list is the southeast community of Acadia. Nestled in between Blackfoot Trail and Macleod Trail, this established neighbourhood is a great spot to settle down. Close enough to everything that you never have to worry about a commute while also removed from the hustle and bustle of […]

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Best Neighbourhoods: Brentwood

Each year, Avenue Calgary releases its list of the best neighbourhoods in Calgary. This year’s cream of the crop is Brentwood. This northwest community sits between Crowchild Trail and John Laurie Boulevard along Nose Hill Park. Here are some statistics on Brentwood: Population of 7,346, working out to 2,533 per square kilometre. The average home is […]

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Best Neighbourhoods: Huntington Hills

This year’s Avenue Calgary Best Neighbourhood List is out and we have Huntington Hills coming in at number two. The list is determined by factors like walk score, transit score, green spaces, pathways, restaurants and other public facilities. Here are a few statistics that put Huntington Hills at number two on this year’s list: Walk score […]

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Best Neighbourhoods: Bowness

Avenue Calgary has released their annual list of Calgary’s Best Neighbourhoods. They take into account restaurants, public recreation facilities, community engagement, green spaces, pathways, walk score and transit scores to determine which neighbourhood takes the cake and which leave something to be desired. This year at number three, we have the community of Bowness. It […]

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