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

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