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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...]

3 More Reasons to Buy a Condo in East Village, Calgary

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3 More Reasons to Buy a Condo in East Village, Calgary East Village presents a rare opportunity for condo buyers to live in a newly developed community beside the heart of Calgary`s downtown core. Today, many have signed up and are already living in either FIRST or Evolution, the first two new condos to debut in East Village, … [Read more...]

New Central Library Exterior Beginning to Take Shape

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EV's New Central Library Coming to Life With Exterior Glass Shell The mesmerizing glass-clad exterior of the New Central Library is now beginning to take shape! Also see this VIDEO of the New Central Library Design. Once completed, the iconic wall of hexagons ranging in color from transparent to solid white will look like … [Read more...]

East Village’s St. Louis Hotel: Restored & Full of Life

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St. Louis Hotel Fully Restored & Looking Modernly Quaint East Village’s master developer – the Calgary Municipal Lands Company (CMLC) – has just traded up one historical building in Calgary as its main headquarters for another. Relocating from the old Hillier Block on 8th Avenue SE (built in 1910) to now the St. Louis … [Read more...]

Victoria Park’s First Street Village Lifestyle

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Live an Urban Lifestyle to the Fullest on First Street Village If you've been out and about on the urban streetscapes of Calgary's beltline, eating, drinking and shopping, chances are that you've stumbled across or heard about First Street Village. Over the past several years, this area anchored around first street SW between … [Read more...]