Things to do in Calgary the week of November 25th to December 2nd 2019

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of November 25th to December 2nd 2019

Tags: Things to do, Events YYC , Calgary

So, it’s getting colder. We knew this would happen. Wednesday is forecasted to have a high of just -11, so we bring you 10 things to do this week, with any outdoor things to be done earlier in the week!     Skating at Olympic Plaza is now open for the season. With three firepits around the ice to keep you warm, it’s so scenic and pretty, it’s no wonder many make t...Read More

Paying off your Mortgage Faster

By: Mark Lukwinski

Paying off your Mortgage Faster

Tags: Mortgage, Debt, Debt Free

Your mortgage is calculated to hang out for a while, but you can help speed things up by doing a few things which will not only make you debt-free faster, but save you significant cash, too! Round up your mortgage payment Every penny counts toward your mortgage so, instead of paying $637 every two weeks, tell your lender you will pay $700 every two weeks. Adding that extra $63 will help you out h...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of November 18th to November 25th 2019

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of November 18th to November 25th 2019

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

  It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas. In a store the other day, George Michael was crooning already how last Christmas he gave someone his heart, but the very next day, that person gave it away.   If these melodies don’t tell you that Christmas is coming, then we don’t know what else does. Then again, all the Christmas markets all over town are dropping feroc...Read More

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