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1886 Buffalo Cafe In Eau Claire

1886 Buffalo Cafe Only Has Breakfast Food You’ll find 1886 Buffalo Cafe downtown, just beside Eau Claire Market. This unassuming little building that has been there for well over 100 years, starting out as a Eau Claire and Bow River Lumber Company property founded by Peter Anthony Prince, whom Prince’s Island Park is named after. Peter Prince has quite a…

Eight #8SeatsAtATime

Eight Hidden in the back of NUPO, the moment you step inside you’ll realize Eight is not a regular restaurant. It only has 8 seats, there is no set menu, you’re not allowed to use your phone to take photos, and you can only get in with a reservation. Eight is an intimate kitchen bar experience where you’re face to…


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Dedicated Shopping Time For Seniors

Dedicated Shopping Time For Seniors & People Considered High Risk Because seniors, people who are immunosuppressed, and those with existing health conditions are considered more at risk from COVID-19, several grocery stores and other businesses in Calgary have modified their hours to allow for dedicated time for them to shop for things they need in a safer environment. Dedicating the…

Now Open: An Urban Format Real Canadian Superstore In East Village

Now Open: An Urban Format Real Canadian Superstore In East Village There’s a new place to get groceries downtown! On May 15th 2020 Loblaws opened up an ‘urban format’ Real Canadian Superstore in the East Village, finally giving residents of the area somewhere to get necessities and groceries. This also means downtown Calgary residents can now get Presidents Choice and…


Tourism


LUNA Art Festival: 3 days/nights of art and music in Revelstoke, BC

Spending The Weekend in Revelstoke for LUNA Art Festival Have you been to the annual LUNA Art Festival in Revelstoke? The music/art/light/positive energy festival that takes over their downtown? It’s so much fun. I attended it this September with our daughter and we took it all in. Friday is LUNA Sound, a multi-stage, multi-band night of music and good times…


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Win Tickets to Alberta Ballet: UNLEASHED (ENDED)

UNLEASHED Just in time for Valentine’s Day (well, close, Feb 12th. Valentine’s week?) we’re giving away 3 pairs of tickets to see Alberta Ballet‘s production of UNLEASHED on our social media accounts, and our Calgary Discord server. UNLEASHED: “Experience ballet from three different artistic perspectives powerfully expressed by Alberta Ballet’s company dancers. February’s triple bill, Alberta Ballet Unleashed perfectly blends…


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National Depression Screening Day – The Calgary Counselling Centre

What’s The Difference Between Sadness And Depression? We experience an infinite amount of emotions in our life:  happiness, fear, excitement, joy, confusion, sadness, to name just a few.  Most of them are completely normal, even the ones that are uncomfortable or unpleasant. National Depression Screening Day reminds us to take care of ourselves, something we often overlook. Sadness is an…

Fairy Tales Queer Film Festival: May 24th – June 2, 2019

What Springs To Mind When You Think About Calgary? The annual pilgrimage of cowboys and cattle for the Stampede? Proximity to the selfie-worthy outdoors? That random mall out in Airdrie that makes zero sense considering that it’s next door to CrossIron Mills? Depending who you poll you might not necessarily hear responses like “queer arts” or “gay scene”. I’m sorry…