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The neighbourhood of Bridgeland-Riverside, formerly known as Germantown, is primarily residential but is also shares the same address as Calgary's world famous Calgary Zoo and iconic TELUS Spark (Science Centre).  Connected to the City by the extensive Bow River pathway system, the neighbourhood is easily accessible to pedestrians, cyclists and transit commuters alike.  Tom Campbell's

If you're looking for a downtown neighbourhood that has it all, Inglewood is likely to check off all your requirements: located within easy walking distance from Calgary's downtown and East Village; situated along the banks of the Bow River; offering a trendy shopping scene; serving up fantastic culinary destinations; boasting a buzzing live music scene;

If you're in search of "foody", "cosy", "established" or "vibey", then a detour into the southwest neighbourhood of Mission should be on your to-do list. Located within easy walking distance from Calgary's downtown and 17th Avenue, Mission has food, fun and finery packed into a compact corner of the city. Originating as Notre Dame de

Calgary is home to several Asian-influenced communities, but perhaps none so prominent than that of the traditionally embellished Chinatown on the north fringes of Calgary’s downtown and bordering the south bank of the Bow River.  A rich heritage of Chinese condominiums, apartments and shops line Centre Street just south of the Centre Street Bridge for

Imagine entering an indoor tropical paradise filled with lush undergrowth, koi ponds and fountains, living walls, abundant bistro seating positioned throughout the tiled walkways, all beneath sun-drenched skies. Imagine this year-round, whether the outdoor temperature is +25C or -25C. That's what you get to enjoy at Calgary's free public indoor Devonian Gardens! A

Calgary is not starved of outdoor public art.  Amongst the collections, a wide variety of sculptures and structures.  One could easily spend the better part of a day sauntering downtown discovering and appreciating the works of art.  We’ve previously written about our favourite wall art and graffiti locations.  Since cycling is my preferred form of

Prince’s Island Park could well be classified as Calgary’s premier urban park.  As the name implies, this 20-hectare gem is located on an island in the Bow River on the north border of Downtown.  The park was built on land donated to the City in 1947 by the Prince family, founders of Eau Claire Lumber

Cruising down the California coast’s Cabrillo highway from San Francisco with Calvin & Hobbes and no agenda can only mean one thing: adventure!  There is little doubt that memories of this five-night escape make it, perhaps, one of Christa's and my most memorable road trips ever.  Since then we’ve threatened to replicate the event –