Things to do in Calgary this week August 5th to August 12th 2019

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary this week August 5th to August 12th 2019

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

We hope you’re enjoying your long weekend and hope you managed to escape out of town. If you’re here in Calgary today and this week, here’s some things we found for you to do! Have a great one!!     Calgary’s Dragon Boat festival takes place this week from Friday to Sunday at North Glenmore Park. It’s always a fun way to spend the day, watching people com...Read More

Heritage Days Long Weekend in Calgary

By: Mark Lukwinski

Heritage Days Long Weekend in Calgary

Tags: Heritage Days, Long weekend, YYC, Calgary

School ended at the end of June, we all blinked several times and suddenly we are here today, planning things to do on this mid-summer’s long weekend. In a few short weeks, we will be celebrating Labour Day and the kids will be back in school. It is a severe understatement to say that time flies! How has your summer been so far? However, we are not there yet, we have a few weeks within whic...Read More

Things to do in Calgary this week, July 28th to August 5th 2019

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary this week, July 28th to August 5th 2019

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

Just a couple of days until the end of July and then we are half way through summer which means there’s just 5 weeks now until school kicks back in. We’re slated to have fantastic weather all week, so in keeping up with our weekly blog, here’s our top 10 things to do in Calgary this week!   The Calgary Stampeders take on the Edmonton Eskimos on August 3rd, head to McMahon...Read More

How's your Roof doing?

By: Mark Lukwinski

How's your Roof doing?

Tags: roof, lifespan of roof, YYC

When looking at a new home to make your own, the health of the roof is always something to consider because like everything else, roofs need replacing and some care.   Roofs are affected by design, climate and several other factors. The life expectancy of your roof will be contingent on what materials are used to make it. Wood shingles will last about 30-40 years, metal roofing will last you ...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of July 22nd to July 29th 2019

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of July 22nd to July 29th 2019

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

We blinked and the summer is half over. But finally this week we have some ideal weather so we’ve tried to dig up as many things to do outdoors as we could. As always, here’s our top 10 suggestions for things to do in Calgary this week!   The University of Calgary’s Rothney Observatory is holding a series of Open Houses this week because this week is also the 50th anniver...Read More

My neighbors suck. Now what?!

By: Mark Lukwinski

My neighbors suck. Now what?!

Tags: Neighbors, YYC, Calgary, What To Do

Neighbors.   Unless you’re on a secluded acreage, you definitely have them. Most of the time you all get along but sometimes it happens that you and your neighbors don’t see eye to eye. But, in a sense, you’re stuck together because it’s not that easy to uproot and move.   So, what do you do with neighbors that you don’t like? Here are some tips!   Try ...Read More

Things to do in Calgary this week-July 15th-21st

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary this week-July 15th-21st

Tags: Events YYC, Things to do in Calgary YYC

Stampede is over for yet another year and if you are asking yourself what else is there to do in Calgary in mid-July, let us give you some suggestions. Here’s our 10 picks for things to do in Calgary this week!   Fiestaval Latin Festival hits Calgary this Friday, July 19th, till Sunday. Taking place in Olympic Plaza, there will be Latin singing, music, food, and more!  Cal...Read More

Buyer's Remorse

By: Mark Lukwinski

Buyer's Remorse

Tags: buyer's remorse, what if, should have, what to do

Buyer’s remorse is a common feeling that happens when you purchase something and then start to over think it. Maybe it was too expensive, maybe it was a purchase you really didn’t need, or maybe you just don’t like the item you purchased at all.    You’d be surprised to learn that 51% of home buyers experience the same feelings when they buy a new home. They expec...Read More

Things to do in Calgary this week-July 8th-15th.

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary this week-July 8th-15th.

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

Stampede is in full swing and though there’s lots to do around this iconic event, there are other things going on in Calgary for those who don’t want to hit the grounds and midway! Here’s our list, pick and choose as suits you best! For those hitting the grounds, Happy Stampeding!!!   The Calgary Stampede. There is so much going on around town with pancake breakfasts, Wil...Read More

A history of the Calgary Stampede

By: Mark Lukwinski

A history of the Calgary Stampede

Tags: Calgary Stampede, YYC Events, Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth

  Tomorrow is the sneak-a-peek to the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth so this week, we thought we'd look at the history of the Stampede and how it came to be. Back in 2012 the Stampede celebrated its centennial anniversary so given that it's a historical and important event for our town, we thought we'd dive into uncovering some interesting facts about it. Take a read and impress ...Read More