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

Calgary Street Names

By: Mark Lukwinski

Calgary Street Names

Tags: Calgary roads, Calgary streets, YYC

Though Calgary’s streets are based on a numerical grid system that expands as it leaves downtown, some of Calgary’s streets are named after people or landmarks that deserve to highlight the local history. Let’s mention a few that you may not know about:   MacLeod Trail: named after Col. James Macleod who was a NWMP officer who approved the name Fort Calgary.   Crowfoot...Read More

Things to do in Calgary this week of March 11th-18th.

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary this week of March 11th-18th.

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

In an effort to enjoy the sunny and warm weather that is headed our way, we’ve tried to dig up outdoor things to do in Calgary this week, but it hasn't been the easiest! Either way, be sure to enjoy some time outdoors this week as the weather is above 0 all week!   The Festival of Animated Objects runs this week from Wednesday to Sunday, where breathing life into inanimate o...Read More

Coach Hill and Patterson

By: Mark Lukwinski

Coach Hill and Patterson

Tags: SW Calgary, YYC

This week on our profile of Calgary's Westside, we are focusing on Coach Hill and Patterson simultaneously because both neighborhoods share similar origins and characteristics.   The two maps below reflect their geographical locations on the Westside. Patterson is bordered by Sarcee Trail on the east, Old Banff Coach Road in the south, and steps to the northwest along 69th Street. Coac...Read More

Things to do in Calgary this week of March 4th-11.

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary this week of March 4th-11.

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

The first week of March is here and the start of any month brings with it a slew of great things to do in Calgary. Looking for something to do in YYC this week?! Here’s our suggestions.   Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame at Winsport is offering free admission on Wednesday with their ‘Who’s in the Hall Wednesdays’ series. Open from 5-8pm, come check it out! The fi...Read More

The Community of Cougar Ridge

By: Mark Lukwinski

The Community of Cougar Ridge

Tags: COugar Ridge, YYC, SW Calgary

    Last week we said we'd roll through all the communities on Calgary's west side, so this week we start with Cougar Ridge. If you're not familiar where Cougar Ridge is in the city, it's located just south of Canada Olympic Park, on the north side of Old Banff Coach Road. Located in Ward 6, on its east you find 69th Street, on its west it is bordered by...Read More

Things to do in Calgary this week February 25th 2019

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary this week February 25th 2019

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

This cold weather doesn’t look like it is going anywhere, so here’s another week of things to do in Calgary, the Inside Edition (literally!).     If you’re a Harry Potter fan, the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra is showing Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets on the big screen at the Jubilee Auditorium, all while playing the original score, live. Get your tickets&n...Read More

Calgary's West Side

By: Mark Lukwinski

Calgary's West Side

Tags: Calgary, Southwest Calgary, YYC,

Calgary is a vast city spanning over 850 square kilometers in size, with so much to offer. Any Calgarian is familiar with the five sections that Calgary is broken into, but if you're new to town, take note of the breakup of our vast city into a North West, a North East, South West, South East, and technically an Inner City portion. Looking deeper into each section, one starts to bec...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of February 19th 2019

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of February 19th 2019

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

Happy Family Day! We let Family Day be your own and hence suggest things to do for the rest of the week. Who’s excited for this warmer weather we are now having?! We are!   Block Heater 2019 is on this week and is an annual winter music festival that highlights both Canadian and international artists. It takes place centrally at the King Eddy Hotel, the new central library and S...Read More