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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...]

3 Reasons to Buy a Home in Sunnyside

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3 Reasons to Buy a Home in Sunnyside, NW Calgary Whether you're looking for a home or a condo in the inner city community of Sunnyside, the reasons as to why you should consider living in this neighborhood stay the same! Here's why we think you should consider relocating to this highly desirable Immunity in the northwest … [Read more...]

20 Things to Do in Calgary on a Rainy Day

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20 Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Calgary, Alberta We definitely don’t get as much rain as our coastal neighbours of Vancouver and Victoria in British Columbia - that's for sure. But if Mother Nature does by chance decide to unleash a fury of wetness down upon us, there are plenty of things to do in Calgary on a rainy day … [Read more...]

Calgary International Beerfest Is Here! May 4th & 5th, 2018

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Calgary International Beerfest 2018 is Here! Western Canada’s largest beer festival is almost here! Showcasing hundreds of domestic and international premium beers, the Calgary International Beerfest is happening on May 4th and 5th and will be packed with breweries, distilleries, restaurants and beer connoisseurs from all … [Read more...]

Calgary Hidden Gems: Meadow Creek Sausage & Meat Ltd.

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Best Meat Shop: Meadow Creek Sausage & Meat A friend of mine told me about Meadow Creek Sausage & Meat Ltd. in the heart of the Kensington Business Revitalization Zone. I am very familiar with the area, so I figured it was new because I hadn’t heard of it or seen it before. Being the meat lover I am, I decided to … [Read more...]

Hillhurst Calgary Community Profile: Schools, Amenities & More

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Community Profile: Hillhurst, Northwest Calgary Hillhurst is a highly desirable inner city community in northwest Calgary located within a few kilometres from the city centre. Home construction in the area dates back to the 1880's, but official establishment of the Hillhurst community wasn't until 1914. Today, a … [Read more...]

Red’s Diner (Kensington) Calgary Restaurant Review

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Calgaryism's Review of Red's Diner in Kensington Red’s Diner has long been a go-to breakfast restaurant in Calgary’s southwest inner city. Chances are that if you’ve lived here long enough, you’ve heard descriptions of its delicious breakfast and brunch plates rolling off the tip of one of your friends tongues … [Read more...]