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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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Q2 Calgary Real Estate Market Outlook

Now that we have hit the midway point of 2019, let’s reflect on the housing market from the past few months and look forward to where things are heading. CREB has recently released data, and so far, the year has seen a decrease in the number of both resales and new homes. Soon, we should […]

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Calgary’s Top 10 Neighbourhoods

Calgary is a growing, diverse city with no shortage of cool neighbourhoods to live in. However, which one is best for you? It’s difficult to compare and contrast all of our neighbourhoods to see which one is truly the best. How do you decide which factors matter more than others? A survey by Avenue Magazine […]

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How to give new life to an old home

Older homes are often said to have ‘character,’ but after a while, that character can become outdated and too retro for the times. So, how do you take an older house and turn it into something modern with that homey touch? Here are a number of ways to take your home from old to modern […]

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Your Guide to the 40th Annual Calgary Folk Music Festival

The annual Calgary Folk Music Festival is back in Calgary for another year, and better than ever! Get ready for four days packed full of world class musicians taking the stage to show you what they’ve got. This year, you will see over seventy different artists over eight stages in our very own downtown Calgary. […]

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How to protect your investment once you buy a home

Buying a home is probably the biggest investment you’ll ever make. It’s a lot of money down for a long time if you take out a mortgage, but it’s also the place where you and your family create memories together. After signing the papers and moving into your new home, you want to make sure […]

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How many vehicles drive through your community?

The City of Calgary is launching its new traffic reporting system, The Calgary Transit Count System (CalTRACS), in an attempt to make data that has been gathered more accessible. The data in CalTRACS shows everything from pedestrians and cyclists to the number of vehicles at intersections, the types and speeds of vehicles on the road […]

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The foodie guide to Stampede 2019

Whether or not cowboys and the rodeo are your things, everyone can agree that the food that comes with the Calgary Stampede is a main highlight of the 10-day madness. Bringing everything from classics, like mini doughnuts and deep-fried ice cream, to the weird items, like pickle and scorpion pizza, there’s something here for everyone. […]

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How to save money during Calgary Stampede 2019

Whether you’re from Calgary or you’re visiting from out of town, the Calgary Stampede is a must. The rodeo, rides and unique food options are all something you simply can’t miss this July. However, the deterrent for most people is the price, and we’re here to help you enjoy the festivities without breaking the bank. […]

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