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Calgary Business Revitalization Zones: What to Know

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What is a Calgary Business Revitalization Zone? You may have heard people reference a Business Revitalization Zone (BRZ) in Calgary before. But what exactly is a Business Revitalization Zone anyways? This is actually an old term created by the City of Calgary. As of July 1st, 2016, the names for most of these zones were … [Read more...]

Best Chicken Wing Monday Night Deals in Calgary

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Best Resto's for "Chicken Wing Mondays" in Calgary Wednesday is usually when a lot of restaurants in Calgary feature more-than-affordable chicken wing deals and drink specials to go along with. Fortunately for all those chicken wing lovers in YYC (myself included), Monday is another favourite day for chicken wing specials at … [Read more...]

3 Reasons to Move to the Calgary Beltline

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Why Should You Live in the Calgary Beltline? Rich in amenities, entertainment and culture, the Calgary Beltline has much to offer those who choose to live there. It's an ideal setting for urbanites looking to live an inner city / downtown lifestyle to the fullest, a place where in many instances they can live, work and play all … [Read more...]

Tekkotsu Ya Ramen Calgary Japanese Restaurant Review

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Tekkotsu Ya Calgary Ramen Restaurant Review While Googling up ramen restaurants in Calgary the other day I noticed a new restaurant called Tekkotsu Ya in the deep southeast. After a bit of research, I found that this ramen restaurant just opened its doors in January of 2018! Being a huge ramen lover, I decided to set a … [Read more...]

What is a Chinook Wind? Southern Alberta’s Weather Phenomenon…

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What Is a Chinook Wind and What Does it Do? A Chinook wind is a warm, dry wind originating from the Pacific Ocean which blows eastward over the Rockies, then cools on the mountainous slopes and warms significantly as it blows downward onto the prairies. In Alberta, Chinooks are most common in its southern region of Pincher … [Read more...]

Best Ramen Restaurants in Calgary, Alberta

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Best Japanese Ramen Noodle Restaurants in Calgary Go to Vancouver and there’s a good ramen noodle bar on nearly every urban streetscape you’ll see. The same can’t be said for Calgary, however, a city with its fair share of awesome pho restaurants but lacking a selection of authentic Japanese ramen restaurants for quite some … [Read more...]

Gagana Ramen Calgary Japanese Restaurant Review

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Gagana Ramen Calgary Japanese Restaurant Review With colder weather always comes a craving from time-to-time for a good bowl of hot soup. If you’re a huge pho and ramen lover like I am, then you probably also like to try new places when time permits. With some time to spare, we decided to check out Gagana Ramen located … [Read more...]

Best Valentine’s Day Date Ideas in Calgary for Everyone

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What to do this Valentine’s Day in Calgary? What should you do for Valentine's Day in Calgary? To start, a romantic dinner is a more than likely idea for many of you looking to impress that special someone. If you haven’t booked a dinner at a restaurant just yet however, it may be slim pickings for availability. That’s okay … [Read more...]

History of Calgary: Who Was Guy Weadick?

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Who Was Guy Weadick? A City Kid Turned Cowboy... Who created the Calgary Stampede? Did a bunch of cowboys way back when get together one day and decide to create what would become one of the greatest and most visited outdoor rodeos in the world? If you would call an American city kid turned ranching entrepreneur and a … [Read more...]

Lemongrass West Calgary Restaurant Review

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Lemongrass West Calgary Restaurant Review With so many Vietnamese pho restaurants in Calgary, it's not unusual to see three of four of them within a few blocks of each other as you drive around the city. So how should you know which ones to go to? Word-a-mouth is a good start. One of my family members suggest that we go … [Read more...]