The Origins of Halloween

By: Mark Lukwinski

The Origins of Halloween

Tags: Calgary Halloween, Halloween 2018, Halloween

Tonight the youngest in your house will surely be dressing up in a plethora of different costumes before they head out to parade a Calgary neighborhood street and serenade all houses with the familiar ‘TRICK or TREAT!!’ in exchange for candy. But, have you ever wondered where Halloween and all the associations we have with this event come from?! Here are some facts to sh...Read More

Things To Do in Calgary the week of October 29th 2018

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things To Do in Calgary the week of October 29th 2018

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

If you’re looking for things to do in Calgary and Calgary events this week, there is again no short supply.    Halloween is upon us and Calgary has so much to offer. In its last year, you won’t want to miss out on this chance to be spooked with haunted houses and carnival rides at Scream Fest. Next Saturday, TEDxCalgary talks take the town in this all day e...Read More

Where to buy a condo in Calgary. (And what to look for!)

By: Mark Lukwinski

Where to buy a condo in Calgary. (And what to look for!)

Tags: Condos, Calgary, Calgary Condos, Condos in SW Calgary, Condos on MLS Calgary

Ever wonder what ‘s the difference between an apartment and a condo? The answer is ownership, it’s what sets you apart. An apartment is an individual unit in a building that one rents whereas a condo is an individual unit in a building one buys.    When looking for a condo to purchase in Calgary one could type in ‘Condos for sale in Calgary’ or check out MLS for C...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of October 22nd 2018

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of October 22nd 2018

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

  Are your Halloween festivities almost ready to roll? Here are some events going on around Calgary this week you may be interested in!   Calgary Corn Maze is running flashlight nights where on Friday and Saturday you can explore their maze in the dark. This is the last weekend of this event, be sure to check it out with your brood!  Friends was all the rage years ago, tes...Read More

Zooming in on Canyon Meadows

By: Mark Lukwinski

Zooming in on Canyon Meadows

Tags: Canyon Meadows, Calgary, SW Calgary, Calgary neighbourhoods

  It has been a while since we profiled yet another Calgary community so this week on the blog, we are back at it. We had been primarily focused on the west and central part of town, but now looking a bit more south, we thought we would jump into a totally different desirable area and check how things compare to the neighborhoods we have had recently explored. This week, we’re zooming ...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of October 15th 2018

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of October 15th 2018

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

Hello, mid-October! How did we get here already?!   Hope your weekend was great, the weather somewhat cooperated and allegedly, we’re in for some great weather this week. Here’s our list of Top 10 things to do in Calgary this week. Let us know if you try any of them!    Corn mazes! Since it’s supposed to be warmer, this week is a great one to try out a corn maze...Read More

Things to do in Calgary week of October 8th 2018

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary week of October 8th 2018

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

Hope you had a great Thanksgiving! We darted out of the city and enjoyed some time in the mountains, a very well-enjoyed escape. Back within city limits now, we have looked high and low to give you this week’s top 10 suggestions of things to do!   Word Fest is on from today to the 15thof October. If you’re into writing and all things that celebrate that, this is an event f...Read More

City of Calgary snow removal

By: Mark Lukwinski

City of Calgary snow removal

Tags: snow removal, city of Calgary, sanding, salt

Summer is definitely over, right, guys??   Given how winter came on suddenly for us all, we are back to the routine of suiting up in copious amounts of layers that limit our mobility.   Today’s commute was the talk of every work place and all over social media. Granted, this happens with every first major snow fall of the next season, and so this week we thought we’d highligh...Read More

Things to do in Calgary weekend (and week) of October 1st.

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary weekend (and week) of October 1st.

Tags: Things to do YYC, events YYC , what's going on YYC

With a final wave, September is gone and October is waiting for its turn on your calendar wall. Here are some fun things coming up in the city on this final weekend and new week of the month.    It’s the last day of the International Film Festival today, so check out their site for events as the festival wraps up for another year. There is a hockey street tournam...Read More

Prepping your home for Fall and Winter

By: Mark Lukwinski

Prepping your home for Fall and Winter

Tags: Winter, Fall, Home preparations

Winter is coming but for now, let’s enjoy Fall. Here are some things you can do to prep your home for the Fall season to keep your home running efficiently.    Have your furnace inspected, cleaned, and change your filter. The colder months ahead mean you will be using more of your furnace so make sure it is blowing clean air throughout your house and running smoothly. Buy a dig...Read More