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Top 5 Summer Activities at Canada Olympic Park

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Top 5 Summer Activities at Canada Olympic Park What summer activities are there at WinSport's Canada Olympic Park? What used to be one of the main facilities for the 1988 Winter Olympics now has a handful of exciting summer activities to do, most of which are fun for the whole family! Without further ado, here's Calgaryism's … [Read more...]

Top 5 August Festivals in Calgary (2018)

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 The Best August Festivals in Calgary (2018) Looking for some fun things to in the city in August? If so, you won’t want to miss these top five August festivals in Calgary! See more local Calgary Activities & Events here. Calgary Fringe Festival When – August 3rd - 11th http://www.calgaryfringe.ca With its … [Read more...]

21 Things You Didn’t Know About the Calgary Stampede

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21 Things You Didn’t Know About the Stampede Most of us who have been living in Calgary for at least a little while know to get out our cowboy gear and some extra cash from bank when the Stampede comes around. The number of things to do in the city in early to mid July seem to multiply exponentially in just a few short … [Read more...]

5 Things We Know About Trinity Hills in Calgary

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Trinity Hills: 5 Facts on the Proposed Urban Village Have you heard about Trinity Hills in Calgary, one of the newest neighbourhoods coming soon to the city’s northwest? Located to the east of WinSport (Canada Olympic Park), south of Trans-Canada Highway, west of Sarcee Trail and north down from the top of the plateau from … [Read more...]

Spicy Amigos Mexican Restaurant Review

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The Spicy Amigos Mexican Restaurant Review Searching for the best Mexican restaurants in Calgary on Google was how I learned about this hidden gem in the downtown west end. Called Spicy Amigos, its Google rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars with close to 200 votes sold me on putting this Mexican restaurant at the top of my … [Read more...]

Best Taco Tuesday Deals in Calgary

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Looking for the Best Taco Tuesdays in Calgary? There’s just something about Tuesdays that gets most of us thinking about tacos. Whoever made up the idea was smart, because there’s a catchy vibe to the saying, just like there is for “Chicken Wing Wednesdays.” The next time you’re in for some delish taco Tuesdayss in Calgary, … [Read more...]

Top 5 Places to Drink Tequila in Calgary

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Calgaryism's Top 5: Best Tequila Bars in Calgary Have you ever felt an urge for tequila? Hey, sometimes it happens, and the next time it does there are a few tequila bars in Calgary you won’t want to miss out on. These food and drink establishments are as authentic as it gets for both Mexican dining AND drinking in Calgary, … [Read more...]

History of Calgary: Who Was Patrick Burns?

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Who Was Patrick Burns? One of Alberta's Best... Who was Patrick (Pat) Burns? Many Albertans know this instrumental figure in the history of Calgary as one of the Big Four, a man whose influence on the city is everlasting and name adorns an inner city junior high school as recognition of that fact. Patrick Burns has a … [Read more...]

Sunnyside Calgary Community Profile: Schools, Amenities & More

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Sunnyside Calgary Community Profile, NW Calgary Sunnyside is an inner city community located on the north bank of the Bow River, directly adjacent to Calgary’s downtown area. Since the turn of the century, there have been many new infill redevelopments in the area because of its desirable location and all that it has to … [Read more...]

Modern Steak Calgary Restaurant Review

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Calgaryism's Review of Modern Steak in Kensington Modern Steak is an established upscale steak house found in the Kensington Business Revitalization Zone of the northwest inner city area. I’ve heard many times from both friends and family that I have to try it, and finally got around to it this previous week! Although on … [Read more...]