Garage Sales in Calgary

By: Mark Lukwinski

Garage Sales in Calgary

Tags: garage sales, parade of garage sales, garage sales yyc

With the seasons changing and it being much warmer than just a few weeks ago, it’s not long before Spring lends its way to a common summer event: the Garage Sale. Born out of the need to sell unclaimed cargo at a discounted price at the shipyards in the early 1800s, with passing time, these kinds of sales adapted and became popular as yard sales and community events. In the 70s and 80s, as ...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of April 15th-April 22nd 2019.

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of April 15th-April 22nd 2019.

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

Top of the morning to you on yet another week of fun things to do in Calgary. Being in the latter half of April now, summer is inching closer and closer, and we can’t wait! Here’s some things we dug up to do in Calgary this week.   This Wednesday to Sunday, the Calgary International Car and Truck Show descends on the BMO Centre. Whether you’re looking for a new ...Read More

Volunteering Week in Calgary

By: Mark Lukwinski

Volunteering Week in Calgary

Tags: Volunteering Week, YYC, Calgary Volunteers

  National Volunteer Week is in effect this week from April 7th-13th, celebrating Canada's 12.7 million volunteers under the 2019 theme of The Volunteering Factor-Lifting Communities. With that, this week’s blog entry focuses on those who give away their time, for free! We sourced many websites and all of them said the same thing: Calgary has the highest number of volunteers ...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of April 8th-April 15th 2019.

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of April 8th-April 15th 2019.

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

Happy Monday! This week will put us in the middle of April already, and as always, there’s lots going on in Calgary this week. Here’s our Top 10 things to do that we dug up for this week in YYC.   Star Night in Fish Creek. Head to the Fish Creek Environmental Learning Centre for free public viewing of the stars, put on by the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.  The play...Read More

What defines a luxury home in Calgary?

By: Mark Lukwinski

What defines a luxury home in Calgary?

Tags: Luxury home, YYC, Luxury Home Market Calgary

  What makes a home a luxury home?   With recent headlines saying that Calgary’s luxury home market is stabilizing but not yet recovered, we thought we’d explore what constitutes and defines a luxury home.    One would think that it all comes down to price of a home, where a certain threshold in price sets the demarcation in home type. Though price per square foota...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of April 1st-April 7th 2019.

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of April 1st-April 7th 2019.

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

April starts off on a joke as it is April Fool’s and while we bring you our Top 10 things to do in Calgary this week, hope your day is fun with pranks.   The Calgary Flames end their season this Saturday, April 6th, with a battle of Alberta when they take on the Oilers. Click here for tickets! MillStreet Pub is hosting their SpringFest this weekend, come down to their brew...Read More

Aspen Woods of Calgary

By: Mark Lukwinski

Aspen Woods of Calgary

Tags: Aspen Woods, South west Calgary, YYC, West Side

  Aspen Woods is this week’s featured neighborhood on our blog as we move around south west Calgary.   Aspen Woods is a fairly large neighborhood on the West Side and it is still growing due to new developments that are still coming in. On its south side it is entirely bounded by 17th Avenue and on its east, by 69th Street. The northern edges bleed into the newer sections of Strath...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of March 25th 2019

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of March 25th 2019

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

The kids are off school this week, spring break is here, so we hope you have some fun plans for yourself and kids. We are already one day into the week, so let’s get our list going of what’s going on in Calgary this week. We start off with something unconventional…   The Lotto Max is going down this week and it’s a huge one! Be sure to get your tickets before Frida...Read More

What is the best way to show your house for sale?

By: Mark Lukwinski

What is the best way to show your house for sale?

Tags: For Sale, Moving, Prepping to Sell

Regardless if this is your first time or your fifth time in selling your abode in Calgary, there are many tips and tricks you can easily do to prepare your home to ensure you show off its best features and qualities. So, we've compiled a list of tips for home preparations that we have found to be the most important.    1.  Choosing the right realtor Naturally, you may th...Read More

Things to do in Calgary this week of March 18th

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary this week of March 18th

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

For this week’s entry about things to do in Calgary, we are tempted to just write ‘Go outside, and stay there!!’ because the weather is so spectacular. However, we have dug up a few things to do, and here they are!   Climb the Calgary Tower this Tuesday for $10! Every Tuesday in March, you can climb the tower for fun! Granary Road is hosting a Latin Festival March 22-24t...Read More