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Calgary’s Best: Downtown

When you hear the word ‘downtown,’ you know there will always be something happening there. In Calgary, it’s home to numerous notable institutions that are known city-wide, provincially, nationally and perhaps even internationally. Places like the Glenbow Museum, Fort Calgary, Studio Bell, Olympic Plaza and the Calgary Tower bring in tourists from around the globe […]

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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: Bowness

As usual, the first week of September brings cooler temperatures and a slight bite in the wind. River walks along the Bow seem to be a favoured activity when autumn strikes in the city, with Calgarians enjoying the swirling multi-coloured leaves. There are many neighbourhoods that line the river, allowing residents to enjoy the fall […]

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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 is one of the most liveable cities in the world

Each year, The Economist Group researches and analyzes data from around the globe to determine the most livable cities in the world. The survey considers over 30 factors relating to the following five categories: stability, healthcare, education, infrastructure, and culture and environment. Most notably, our very own Calgary, Alberta has snagged the fourth-place spot this […]

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How to store and display vinyl records at home

The history of the record player dates back into the 1800s but it reached popularity in the mid-1900s. Simple vinyl records came out originally, however customers complained that they wore out after a few uses. After the Great Depression, musical-experts focused on inventing a new compound that would last longer and deliver high-quality sound. Fewer […]

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Pedestrian-Friendly Communities in Calgary

It’s no secret that Calgary hasn’t always been viewed as the most pedestrian-friendly city in the world. Calgary is a city that expands outwards, whereas other cities with limited space build up, such as Vancouver or London. However, we have started to realize the need to drive less often, use less gas and build things […]

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Size matters: How to fake square footage in your condo

No matter where your condo is located in the city, people tend to think of condominiums as ‘smaller’ housing options. However, typical condos range anywhere from 500 to 2000 square-feet, creating a wide variation in the type of living space available. Say it comes time to sell your condo and people start walking through it, […]

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Don’t get stuck with two homes

You got a new job across town; you’re having a baby in a few months; your kids have all graduated and gone to college so you’re looking to downsize. Bottomline: you’re ready to move on. These are all possible reasons for you to consider selling your home and buying a new one, whether it’s bigger, […]

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How to prepare for moving day

The big day is only weeks away. You have butterflies in your stomach, both excitement and nerves. The new place is great, but how did I accumulate so much stuff?! Sound familiar? It’s easy to forget how many things you really have until you need to pack up everything and move. There’s something about packing […]

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