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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...]

Eau Claire Calgary Condo Community Profile

Eau Claire Calgary Condo Community Profile Eau Claire is a downtown condo community in Calgary located between the Bow River, 2nd Street SW, 3rd avenue SW and 8th Street SW. It was established in 1885 without having its official name just yet, one that was later adopted from the Eau Claire Lumber Company in 1886.Eau Claire … [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...]

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

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

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)

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

Calgaryism’s Review of Pure Vietnamese Kitchen & BarI’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)

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...]

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

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...]