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Conti’s Shoe Repair: Hidden Gem in NE Calgary

Conti’s Shoe Repair: Calgary Hidden Gems It’s exciting to explore new restaurants, shops and services that would be considered “hidden gems” in Calgary. In anyone’s right mind, Conti’s Shoe Repair fits the exact definition of such: something or someplace which is outstanding and not well known. Located on the corner of 20th … [Read more...]

Best Pho in Calgary: 15 Vietnamese Restaurants You’ll Love

Where to Find the Best Pho in Calgary? Where will you find the best pho in Calgary? With lots of Vietnamese restaurants open for business in nearly any area of the city, it can be challenging to find one that consistently serves up finger lickin' good noodle soup every time. Here's a list of Calgaryism's favourite Vietnamese … [Read more...]

5 Things to Do in the Kensington District

Best Activities in the Kensington BRZ, NW Calgary Kensington is one of Calgary’s most vibrant and eclectic inner city districts. Also a Business Revitalization Zone (BRZ), its streets are riddled with unique retailers and top-notch restaurants that make for a rich walkable experience every time. Just walking in the … [Read more...]

Calgary’s Rotary Mattamy Greenway Pathway is One of the World’s Longest!

Calgary's 138-Kilometre Greenway Pathway is HUGE Did you know that there’s a 138 kilometre pathway system in Calgary that connects over 400,000 Calgarians in more than 55 communities? Officially named “the Rotary Mattamy Greenway,” this network is the cycling equivalent to what Stoney Trail is to the entire city. But it … [Read more...]

Top 5 August Festivals in Calgary (2018)

 The Best August Festivals in Calgary (2018) Looking for some fun things to in the city in August? If so, you won’t want to miss these top five August festivals in Calgary! See more local Calgary Activities & Events here. Calgary Fringe Festival When – August 3rd - 11th http://www.calgaryfringe.ca With its … [Read more...]

Best Taco Tuesday Deals in Calgary

Looking for the Best Taco Tuesdays in Calgary? There’s just something about Tuesdays that gets most of us thinking about tacos. Whoever made up the idea was smart, because there’s a catchy vibe to the saying, just like there is for “Chicken Wing Wednesdays.” The next time you’re in for some delish taco Tuesdayss in Calgary, … [Read more...]

Top 5 Places to Drink Tequila in Calgary

Calgaryism's Top 5: Best Tequila Bars in Calgary Have you ever felt an urge for tequila? Hey, sometimes it happens, and the next time it does there are a few tequila bars in Calgary you won’t want to miss out on. These food and drink establishments are as authentic as it gets for both Mexican dining AND drinking in Calgary, … [Read more...]

20 Things to Do in Calgary on a Rainy Day

20 Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Calgary, Alberta We definitely don’t get as much rain as our coastal neighbours of Vancouver and Victoria in British Columbia - that's for sure. But if Mother Nature does by chance decide to unleash a fury of wetness down upon us, there are plenty of things to do in Calgary on a rainy day … [Read more...]

Calgary Hidden Gems: Meadow Creek Sausage & Meat Ltd.

Best Meat Shop: Meadow Creek Sausage & Meat - NOW CLOSED - A friend of mine told me about Meadow Creek Sausage & Meat Ltd. in the heart of the Kensington Business Revitalization Zone. I am very familiar with the area, so I figured it was new because I hadn’t heard of it or seen it before. Being the meat lover I am, … [Read more...]

Calgary Hidden Gems: Yamato Bakery

Calgary Hidden Gems: Yamato Bakery on Centre St. When it comes to buying gourmet desserts like mousse cake and cheesecake in store, Yamato Bakery on Centre Street North is one of the best. We recently made a stop into this Calgary hidden gem to pick up a birthday cake for a friend, and after tasting it at the party … [Read more...]