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Best Pho in Calgary: 15 Vietnamese Restaurants You’ll Love

Where to Find the Best Pho in Calgary? Where will you find the best pho in Calgary? With lots of Vietnamese restaurants open for business in nearly any area of the city, it can be challenging to find one that consistently serves up finger lickin' good noodle soup every time. Here's a list of Calgaryism's favourite Vietnamese … [Read more...]

6 Things To Do at the Olympic Oval in Calgary

What Activities are there at the Olympic Oval? Some people might think we Canadians are born with skates on. Some would say this is true; many sports to do with skates us Canadians usually excel at, and we owe it to world class facilities like the Olympic Oval for helping us get there.Apart from being the training site for … [Read more...]

Repsol Sport Centre: 5 Fun Facts

Repsol Sport Centre is One of the Best in YYC!The Repsol Sport Centre is one of the best and all-inclusive recreation centres you’ll find in Calgary hands down.There’s quite a few things to know about this excellent recreation facility in the inner city area just south of downtown, one of them being it was formerly … [Read more...]

East Village’s NCL is More than Just a Library

New Central Library Now Open! Nov 1st, 2018 With the grand opening of the New Central Library in East Village today (Nov 1st, 2018), many are heading down to check out what it’s all about.Surely if you’re one of the people who has followed it throughout its phases of construction, you’re excited to see its unique … [Read more...]

5 Things to Do in the Kensington District

Best Activities in the Kensington BRZ, NW CalgaryKensington is one of Calgary’s most vibrant and eclectic inner city districts. Also a Business Revitalization Zone (BRZ), its streets are riddled with unique retailers and top-notch restaurants that make for a rich walkable experience every time. Just walking in the … [Read more...]

Pho HouZ Vietnamese Kitchen Restaurant Review

Pho HouZ Kensington Restaurant ReviewJust last summer a new Vietnamese & pho noodle house opened its doors in the Kensington District. Called Pho HouZ Vietnamese Kitchen, it’s the newest and most modern restaurant of its kind in the area. We decided to check it out this past week and weren’t disappointed. Here’s … [Read more...]

When Was the City of Calgary Founded?

Calgary, Alberta: Established in 1875Calgary, Alberta, Canada, was originally founded in 1875 by a detachment of North West Mounted Police (NWMP). This group of 150 men marched west across the prairies from Fort Dufferin, Manitoba, arriving in the summer of 1874.After staying the winter in harsh and unfamiliar … [Read more...]

Calgary Ranks 4th Most Livable City on Earth!

Calgary Ranks Top 4 Most Livable Cities 2018!Just last month the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) found Calgary to be among the best once again, naming us as one of the most livable cities in the world on its Global Livability Index 2018.This year’s report ranks Calgary as fourth, moving it up from fifth, a spot which … [Read more...]

Alberta Economic Recovery & Growth: 2018 – 2019

ATB Financial's Economic Outlook Sheds Light on Future for AlbertaAccording to ATB Financial’s Alberta Economic Outlook for August 2018, the western Canadian province’s economy is expected to slowly recover and experience slight grow over the next couple years.Some important findings of the report include the fact that … [Read more...]

Calgary’s Rotary Mattamy Greenway Pathway is One of the World’s Longest!

Calgary's 138-Kilometre Greenway Pathway is HUGE Did you know that there’s a 138 kilometre pathway system in Calgary that connects over 400,000 Calgarians in more than 55 communities?Officially named “the Rotary Mattamy Greenway,” this network is the cycling equivalent to what Stoney Trail is to the entire city. But it … [Read more...]