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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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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 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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Community cleanups happening in Calgary this May

Winter can be a long, cold season that causes us to hibernate indoors and perhaps not get around to certain chores as often as we’d like. Over the months, unwanted items and trash can start to accumulate in our homes and our neighbourhoods when it’s too cold to venture too far from home. However, when […]

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Your guide to Calgary’s libraries

When it comes to visiting your local library, there are many reasons to get you in the door. Whether you like to read, write in silence, research new topics or participate in community activities, there’s always something new to learn. Most libraries offer free programs to community members of all ages, so why not become […]

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Nominate a Neighbourhood Volunteer for “Faces of Community”

Calgary is a huge city. Maybe not compared to Los Angeles or New York, but it is the largest city in Alberta and fourth largest in Canada. With over a million people living within the city limits, it’s easy to get lost in the sea of faces when you’re out and about running errands, going […]

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An insight into what millennial homebuyers want

It seems like just yesterday that the millennial generation was born, slowly learning to read books and ride bikes. Fast forward 20-30 years and voila – they are now at the age where they want to buy a house! With the invention of computers, the Internet and ground-breaking technologies, these years seem to have flown […]

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Calgary’s Best: Crescent Heights

Do you fantasize about morning strolls along the Bow River? Or perhaps you dream of walking to brunch instead of scrambling for a parking spot. Imagine being able to walk to Peter’s Drive-In to enjoy one of Calgary’s iconic burger and milkshake joints. This is all possible when you live in a chic community just […]

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Calgary’s Best: Signal Hill

With over a million people city-wide, Calgary always has something fun going on. Whether you like pubs, clubs, outdoor events or food trucks, you would be surprised at the number of events happening around the city every day. The 180+ unique neighbourhoods have a little something for everyone, whether you want to live downtown or […]

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Calgary’s Best: Hamptons

Each summer, Calgarians anxiously await the release of Avenue Magazine’s annual Best Neighbourhoods Survey. The anticipation grows after residents submit their information on Calgary’s 185 neighbourhoods to be analyzed and compared. This year, the survey resulted in new rankings and surprise overthrows. We are proud to report that the Hamptons neighbourhood ranked number three overall! […]

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