Sep 01

As an entrepreneur, I love to see and support women who are really rocking it out and following their dreams. It’s not easy to make the transition to working for yourself, and doing so with so much amazing style and panache is something else entirely. Breanne Rae and Candace Pearson are living their dream and rocking it out – and since they had so many amazing things to say about our lovely city, fashion and personal style, their new business, and how they like to spend their time outside of work, I’ll keep this intro short and make room for these incredible women to tell you their stories.

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Aug 29

Art + Science + Engineering = BEAKERHEAD!

For decades, arts, science and engineering have been streamlined in opposing directions. Thanks to the annual programming from Beakerhead, the three disciplines converge to build, engage, compete and exhibit works of art, engineered creativity and entertainment for all those willing to experience it.  [click to continue…]




Aug 28

We’re coming close to wrapping up a couple of weekly events, but we still have plenty of things happening in and around downtown! Calgary Pride 2017 is in full swing, more Canadiana with “Uncle Buck” playing at the Downtown Movie Night and much more! [click to continue…]




Aug 24

The 27th Annual Calgary Pride kicks off August 25 and runs through September 4, 2017. Whether you are gay, straight or on the fence, Pride is a great time to show your support and have some fun.

With a new home in Prince’s Island Park and more festivities throughout the downtown, there are plenty of opportunities to show your support and your pride!
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Aug 21

Carifest Caribbean celebration, endless ribs at Ribfest and Pride celebrations makes this week colourful and finger lickin’ good. Find all the colours of the rainbow as these festivals send us blazing into the end of summer.

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Aug 18

What I love about meeting cool and stylish people (aside from the obvious), is that they are usually more than willing to introduce you to their cool and stylish pals – which is exactly how I came to meet Adam Onulov.
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Aug 17

August 16, 2017, food critic and writer John Gilchrist joined Breakfast Television to discuss some of his experiences in three Downtown Heritage Restaurants[click to continue…]




Aug 14

This week there are a variety of unique events coming to downtown Calgary. Festivals, outdoor movie night, The Market on Stephen Avenue and more!

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Aug 08

With just a month of summer left, there are still hoards of amazing events coming up in Downtown Calgary. There will be festivals, live music, entertainment and good eats. Keep reading to load up your calendar for August.  [click to continue…]