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5th & THIRD – East Village’s New Shopping Centre [Video]

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What East Village’s New Shopping Centre Looks Like Have you seen the renderings of the up-and-coming mixed-use development by RioCan & Embassy BOSA in East Village? If not, an artist has created a video showing roughly what we can expect the main floor retail centre to look like once it’s completed in the first quarter of … [Read more...]

3 Reasons to Buy a Condo in Downtown’s West End

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Why Buy a Downtown West End Condo in Calgary? Why should you consider buying a condo in downtown Calgary’s west end? If you aren’t too sure what benefits there are to live in this area, lets us fill you in! Here are 3 reasons why you should think about making this downtown community your next living destination! #1 - A Condo … [Read more...]

Calgary Landmarks: Calgary Courts Centre (CCC)

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Calgary Landmarks: Calgary Courts Centre (CCC) If you’ve ever been downtown to dispute a traffic or bylaw ticket, chances are you’ve been inside the Calgary Courts Centre. This is one Calgary Landmark you don’t want to visit if you don’t have to for any reason whatsoever, that’s a given. Nonetheless, its towering figure in the … [Read more...]

Pure Vietnamese Kitchen & Bar Calgary Restaurant Review

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Calgaryism’s Review of Pure Vietnamese Kitchen & Bar I’ve heard some hype for a while now about this somewhat new (opened in 2016) Vietnamese restaurant just off the corner of 8th Avenue and 8th Street SW in downtown. Hungry for a late lunch and in downtown’s west end, we decided to head to Pure Contemporary Vietnamese … [Read more...]

Best August Festivals in Calgary (2017)

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Top 5 Calgary Festivals Happening This August What are the best festivals to go to in Calgary in August? Here’s our list of the top five we recommend you go to this month. What are your favourite August festivals in Calgary? Let us and everyone else know below and we’ll add it to our next best in Calgary list. Calgary … [Read more...]

East Village Junction Wknd #2 – July 20th to 23rd

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This Weekend in EV: Yoga, Pop-up Library & More What is happening? There’s lots to look forward to this up and coming weekend in downtown Calgary with the East Village Junction Patio Weekend #2 happening from July 20th to the 23rd! East Village Junction – the neighbourhoods most vibrant lot – is a pop-up shopping / … [Read more...]

History of Calgary – Then & Now – 1988 vs. 2026

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History of Calgary – Then & Now – 1988 vs. 2026 1988 Winter Olympic Games 1988 is one of the most unforgettable years in Calgary’s history. It was also one of the most influential on cityscapes for years to come. As host to the 1988 Winter Olympic Games, Calgary made sure it had the facilities necessary to host the … [Read more...]

Good Earth Coffeehouse Opening in Verve Condos

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Good Earth Coffeehouse Coming Soon to East Village Good news everyone! Good Earth Coffeehouse, another renowned local business in Calgary, has announced plans to open a location at Verve Condos in 2018. Learn more about Verve New Condos in EV here. Located in bottom-floor retail, the coffee shop will be in the heart of this … [Read more...]

History of Calgary – Then & Now – 1928 vs. 2018

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History of Calgary – Then & Now – 1928 vs. 2018 Cenoptah Dedication for WWI Soldiers 1928 – A decade after the end of the First World War, thousands of Calgarians made plans to attend the unveiling and dedication of Memorial Park’s Cenotaph (now called Central Memorial Park). The public event was of religious, … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Forging the New Central Library with Structural Steel

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Structural Steel’s Strength Helps Make NCL Design a Reality Ian Washbrook, Structural Engineer with Entuitive Corp. engineering firm goes into detail about how structural steel is made and its application in the design of East Village’s New Central Library. Also see VIDEO: The Role of Steel in EV’s New Central … [Read more...]