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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...]

21 Things You Didn’t Know About the Calgary Stampede

21 Things You Didn’t Know About the StampedeMost of us who have been living in Calgary for at least a little while know to get out our cowboy gear and some extra cash from bank when the Stampede comes around. The number of things to do in the city in early to mid July seem to multiply exponentially in just a few short … [Read more...]

History of Calgary: Who Was Guy Weadick?

Who Was Guy Weadick? A City Kid Turned Cowboy...Who created the Calgary Stampede? Did a bunch of cowboys way back when get together one day and decide to create what would become one of the greatest and most visited outdoor rodeos in the world?If you would call an American city kid turned ranching entrepreneur and a … [Read more...]

East Village Receives Multiple Mayor Urban Design Awards!

East Village Wins Multiple MUDA’s! Another Reason… The Mayor’s Urban Design Awards (MUDA) are a biennial event that recognize the contributions that architects, artists and designers have made to the overall livability of the City of Calgary. These are projects of exceptional quality and design in buildings, urban spaces and … [Read more...]

18th Annual Calgary International Film Festival Starts Today!

It's Here... Get Your Film Festival Tickets Today! Another year, another Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF) is here - and it starts today! From September 20th to October 1st, 2017, you’ll have the opportunity to indulge in wide range of activities at various locations around Calgary - all for a very reasonable … [Read more...]

Why You Should Go to Calgary’s GlobalFest Fireworks Festival

Why Take a Trip to Elliston Park for YYC’s GlobalFest? If a kaleidoscope of fireworks exploding overtop and reflecting off Elliston Park’s pond doesn’t do it for you, then I don’t know what will. Hey, fireworks don’t interest everybody and that’s totally okay! But if you do like fireworks, then GlobalFest is where it’s … [Read more...]

Best August Festivals in Calgary (2017)

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

This Weekend in EV: Yoga, Pop-up Library & MoreWhat 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...]

Calgary Stampede: By the Numbers (31 Facts)

31 Cool Numbered Facts Concerning the Calgary Stampede With more than a million visitors every year, the Calgary Stampede is not only one of the greatest outdoor shows on earth, but also one of the largest!! A lot of time and work goes into making this event happen every year to say the least. Here are some fun number-related … [Read more...]

Top 5 July Festivals in Calgary (2017)

Best Calgary July Festivals (2017)  What are the best July festivals in Calgary? We’ve put together a quick-list of the top five we recommend you check out this month.Don’t miss them, or you’ll be missing out! Calgary StampedeWhen – July 7th – 16th, 2017Where – Stampede GroundsCost – Free to … [Read more...]