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Join an open house about the future of Stephen Avenue

Stephen Avenue is an iconic street in downtown Calgary. Known for its trendy shops, bustling restaurants, historic buildings and a wide array of people, it is a mainstay for many who visit our city. Head to the CORE for some of Calgary’s best shopping or walk down the Avenue to people watch. Some come to […]

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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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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: Beltline

Well, it’s that time of year again – the annual Calgary’s Best Neighbourhoods survey by Avenue Magazine is out. Each year the citizens of Calgary submit their information on the 185 neighbourhoods based on amenities, facilities, ease of transportation, crime and more to be assessed and compared. And each year, everyone eagerly awaits the results […]

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How the carless trend is driving real estate

The development of a new downtown parking spot that will convert to condos in the future, is illustrating the growing carless trend in our city. Platform, a five-level parkade being planned for East Village, is being developed with the ability to convert the space into condos or mixed use in the future. “The entire building […]

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Five Calgary communities hosting holiday shopping experiences

With the countdown to Christmas on, holiday shopping is likely on your to-do list. If you want to support local businesses and enjoy some holiday community spirit, there’s five Calgary neighbourhoods you should check out this month. Inglewood: Christmas in Inglewood is happening tonight (November 30th) from 5 to 9pm. Head down for the kick-off to […]

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Calgary’s Best: Downtown Core

The verdict is in, Avenue Magazine released the rankings of Calgary’s Best Neighbourhoods, and over the coming weeks, we are going to delve into the investment opportunity and benefits of each of the top 10 communities. In the number nine spot, is the community of Downtown Core: 8,758 population 93 walk score 84 transit score 0 […]

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Calgary’s Best: Beltline

The verdict is in, Avenue Magazine released the rankings of Calgary’s Best Neighbourhoods last week, and over the coming weeks, we are going to delve into the investment opportunity and benefits of each of the top 10 communities. In the number two spot, is the southwest community of Beltline: 21,958 population 90 walk score 76 transit score 438.66 crime rate […]

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5 Calgary communities doing holiday shopping and cheer right

With the countdown to Christmas on, holiday shopping is likely on your to-do list. If you want to support local businesses and enjoy some holiday community spirit, there’s five Calgary neighbourhoods you should check out this month. Inglewood: Christmas in Inglewood is happening every Saturday in December up until the 17th. Shop in this historic community […]

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Snapshot: Calgary’s Centre City

  You may not already know this, but the City of Calgary has a Centre City Plan in place to ensure Calgary’s core is always thriving. Since there’s been some buzz about this plan online, we thought we’d explore who and what makes up Centre City. Centre City is made up the communities between the […]

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