Preventing Frozen Pipes in Calgary

By: Mark Lukwinski

Preventing Frozen Pipes in Calgary

Tags: winter, winter in Calgary, YYC winter

We've had a wee little cold snap come through Calgary this week and it's a reminder of what's to come. We figured it's a good time as any to send a few tips about preventing frozen pipes this winter. Read on!   Let the water in your pipes continue to move to prevent it from freezing by opening the taps every so slightly. Even having it drip a little will ensure your pipes don&...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of November 11th to 18th 2019

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of November 11th to 18th 2019

Tags: Events YYC, Things to do in Calgary, Calgary events

A frosty morning for us all here today, but nonetheless a day to remember those who have served for our freedoms, who continue to serve, and most importantly, those who have fallen. There is lots going on again in Calgary this week, here’s our top 10.   Remembrance Day ceremonies are all over Calagary today. Look up this link here to find an event near you. If you can’t attend ...Read More

The Calgary Ring Road Project

By: Mark Lukwinski

The Calgary Ring Road Project

Tags: Calgary Ring Road, Ring Road, Construction

The Calgary Ring Road has been a project that has been on the books and planned for since the 1970s. The fact that is has taken over four decades to get this project to near completion is astounding. It speaks to the magnitude of planning and funding needed to add this piece of infrastructure to the City of Calgary.   The northern, eastern and most of the western sections are complete, and ju...Read More

Things to do in Calgary this week from November 4th to November 11th 2019

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary this week from November 4th to November 11th 2019

Tags: Events YYC, things to do in Calgary, Calgary Events , Calgary Now

Has anyone started this Christmas shopping yet? Considering we can now say Christmas is just next month, a few weeks away, it is a perfectly legit time to get shopping started and beat the holiday rush. Plus, the snow adds to the ambiance.   Christmas markets are also in full swing across the city as well. How fast time flies to think we are already back at this time of the year. As we lament...Read More

#LOVEYYC

By: Mark Lukwinski

#LOVEYYC

Tags: #LOVEYYC, Tourism Calgary, Calgary

What are the reasons that you love Calgary so much?   It is proximity to the mountains? Is it how lush and green the city is? (Don’t believe us? Drive along Sarcee Trail in the summer and look over towards downtown. It’s all green!) How about all these local businesses showcasing local talent and hard work? Maybe it’s the friendly demeanor of all Calgarians or the versatile ...Read More

Things to do in Calgary from October 28th to November 4th 2019

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary from October 28th to November 4th 2019

Tags: Things to do in Calgary, Events YYC, Calgary

Have you picked out your costumes for Halloween yet? T’is the week to shine and  sparkle, scare and scream!   The weather has been supremely crappy as the week begins, hopefully come Halloween it is warmer for your ghouls and goblins to canvas for candies!   Despite the festivities to harvest sweets for eventual cavities, there are a few other things going on in Calgary this w...Read More

Wildlife in Calgary communities

By: Mark Lukwinski

Wildlife in Calgary communities

Tags: Wildlife, Alberta Fish and Wildlife, YYC

Driving home a couple of days ago as we drove past Rundle College, a deer was grazing by the side of the road, seemingly just as curious about us as we were curious about her. It made us wonder about what one should do if they spot wildlife in their yard or community. Often enough you hear on the news that some wildlife has been spotted in a specific community, so, here’s what to do and some...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of October 21st to October 28th 2019

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of October 21st to October 28th 2019

Tags: things to do in Calgary, Events YYC, YYC

It’s Voting Day! Got your choices made and candidates picked out? All that campaigning went fast, be sure to exercise your vote and be heard. There’s other things going on in Calgary this week, here’s some suggestions!   The Calgary Flames play two home games this week, if you’re thinking of heading out to sit in the C of Red, try this site for Fee-Free tickes. Giv...Read More

Halloween in Calgary

By: Mark Lukwinski

Halloween in Calgary

Tags: history, halloween history, yyc, events

Have you ever wondered where Halloween and all the associations we have with this event come from?! Here are some facts to share and impress your friends tonight as you diligently wait on the sidewalk while your goblins march up to countless front doors and stock up on the goodies that admit it, you can’t resist yourself!   Halloween is believed to have started as a Celtic harvest fes...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of October 14th to October 21st 2019

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of October 14th to October 21st 2019

Tags: Things to do in YYC, Events YYC, Events Calgary

Happy Thanksgiving!   We hope you’ve had a fantastic weekend with hearty laughs, hearty meals and surrounded with Friends and Family that make your heart feel full.   As your turkey tryptophan comas kick in, here’s some things to ponder to do this week:   Jerry Seinfeld is in town this week at the Jubilee Auditorium. Tickets are still available online! Heritage Park ...Read More