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Top 15 New Restaurants in Calgary to Try in 2019

15 of the Best New Restaurants in Calgary (2019) In a city as big as Calgary, there’s quite a few new restaurants opening their doors every few months in and around town. Here’s a list of our favourite new restaurants + food and drink spots in Calgary you need to check out - if you haven’t already. Chronic … [Read more...]

20 Things to do in Calgary this May (2019)

20 Best Activities + Events in Calgary, May 2019 Are you on the hunt for some of the best things to do in Calgary this May? Our city comes alive during the spring and summer, as warmer weather lets everyone enjoy the outdoors to the fullest. With that in mind, here’s a list of some of the most popular activities and events … [Read more...]

3 Family-Friendly May Festivals in Calgary (2019)

Top 3 Family-Friendly May Festivals in Calgary The spring and summer months bring about exciting activities and events throughout our city, including many festivals geared towards children, adults and everyone in between. I don’t know about you, but I’ve been looking forward to getting out to a few more with family and friends … [Read more...]

Calgary Hidden Gems: Restaurants, Shops & Services

Calgary Hidden Gems: Shops, Services, Resto's...Every city has its own hidden gems – restaurants, pubs, shops, bookstores, etc. – that are tucked away from the beaten path of tourists and even some locals.Whether you're just visiting or have been living in YYC for a while, finding these places that are unknown to even … [Read more...]

Seed N Salt – Hidden Gem in Mission, SW Calgary

Seed N Salt: Health Food Hidden Gem View this post on Instagram  A post shared by SEED N SALT (@seednsaltcanada) on Aug 17, 2018 at 8:37am PDTThe restaurants, shops and services on our list of hidden gems in Calgary are in a category … [Read more...]

20 Amazing Historical Pictures of Calgary, Alberta

20 Historical Photos of Calgary You'll Love! If you’ve been to Europe or Asia, chances are you’ve seen some structures that are hundreds, if not thousands of years old. In Calgary, the most historical buildings you’ll see were built in the early 1900s unless you head to Fort Calgary. Who was the founder of Fort Calgary? All of … [Read more...]

10 Exciting Things Happening in East Village in 2019

East Village in 2019: What to ExpectIt’s almost March, and we haven’t had the opportunity to discuss what’s new and what to expect in East Village in 2019! From new condominiums and businesses to announced activities and events, there’s lots to be excited about in East Village this year!If you’ve heard of East Village … [Read more...]

3 Reasons to Buy Real Estate in Garrison Woods

Why Should You Buy a Home in Garrison Woods?Garrison Woods is a popular inner city community in the southwest. What makes this neighbourhood such a hit with locals?Garrison Woods residents enjoy the same benefits that their neighbours in Altadore do. After all, these communities are side-by-side and Garrison Woods makes … [Read more...]

Ruth’s Chris Downtown Calgary Restaurant Review

Calgaryism's Restaurant Review for Ruth's ChrisOver the years I’ve been to this outstanding restaurant several times and realized I’ve never gotten to writing a review. If there’s any restaurant in Calgary that deserves to be recognized for its outstanding food and service, it’s Ruth’s Chris. Located in the base of the … [Read more...]

When Was the City of Calgary Founded?

When Was Calgary Founded? In 1875...Calgary, 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 territory … [Read more...]