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Best Photos of Calgary – Then & Now (History of YYC)

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Calgaryism’s Then & Now Comparisons – History of Calgary What did Calgary look like in the past? Since the beginning of Calgaryism, we have been working on creating accurate comparisons of our city skyline – the past versus the present – by taking pictures of two dates like 1912 and 2015, for example, and showing the change … [Read more...]

Best Calgary Coffee Shops and Cafe’s

Best Calgary Coffee Shops

Calgary's Best Coffee Shops and Cafe's You Will Love Sometimes there is nothing better than to sit and sip on some java reading a book or enjoying some good company. Being a regular visitor to several coffee shops around the city, I thought I'd put together a list of Calgary's best that offer a little more customized drink and … [Read more...]

5 Family-Friendly New Years Eve Events 2015 / 2016

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Top 5 Family Friendly Calgary New Years Events to Ring in 2016 Happy holidays Calgary! With New Years Eve just around the corner, now is a good time to start making plans for the big night if you haven’t already. Below are some of our favourite new years eve events in Calgary for 2015 / 2016 happening on December 31st, 2015, … [Read more...]

Best Areas of Calgary to Live In

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Best Areas of Calgary to Live In When it comes to deciding on what the best areas of Calgary to live in are, there are definitely many candidates that come to mind. Like any city, Calgary has four quadrants each with their own unique characteristics and communities; therefore, it comes down to what people are looking for in … [Read more...]

Top 3 New Restaurants in Kensington YYC (2015)

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3 Top-Notch New Restaurants in the Kensington BRZ There’s a lot going on in the Kensington Business Revitalization Zone as of late. Not only are a handful of new condominium developments on the rise, but also a bunch of restaurants have opened as well that have made a lasting impact on those that venture into their doors for … [Read more...]

Top 5 Family-Friendly Calgary Halloween Events (2015)


Calgaryism's Top 5 Choices for Family Fun this Halloween With this years` spooky day just around the corner, it’s never too soon to start planning for some fun with the whole family on Halloween weekend! Here are Calgaryism’s top five choices for family-friendly Halloween events in Calgary in 2015: #1 – Trico Centre`s Little … [Read more...]

Best Calgary Pizza: Sit-in, Take-out & Delivery

Best Calgary Pizza

Calgaryism's List of Best Pizza Restaurants in YYC Pizza is one type of food that most of us love and you can never go wrong with. Whether it be at 3:00am after the club or for business lunch at noon, you are almost always sure to get the same delicious taste from our list of best pizza restaurants in Calgary. Just a heads up … [Read more...]

Best Downtown Calgary Quick-Lunches and Take-Out Spots

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Delicious Quick Lunches On-the-Go in Downtown Calgary! Hungry and pressed for time or don't necessarily feel like sitting down in a restaurant to eat? If this is you, I know exactly how you feel and how challenging it can be sometimes to find quality food that's quick-to-order and to-go. Here is a list of Calgaryism's top … [Read more...]

Best Calgary Summer Patios in Kensington BRZ

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Calgaryism`s Top 6 Summer Patios in the Kensington BRZ Kensington is one business revitalization zone (BRZ) in Calgary packed to the max with awesome summer patios. ­ From the low-key and quieter setting at Oak Tree Tavern to the seasonal curbside seats at The Yardhouse, you won’t have a hard time finding one that fits the … [Read more...]

Top 5 Adrenaline-Pumping Rides at the Calgary Stampede

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Top 5 Fun But Scary Rides at the Calgary Stampede!! Adolescents and adults looking to get their adrenaline pumping at the Calgary Stampede should check out these incredibly fun and scary rides. Leave us a comment below and let us know what your favourite rides at the stampede are and well add them to the list! #1 – Superman … [Read more...]