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Hurtling down the concrete-paved race course, swerving around tight hairpin bends, white-knuckled, screaming like a girl.  As an onlooker, I’m sure this ride down the Skyline Luge track at Calgary’s Winsport COP didn’t look like a particularly spectacular race between Christa and myself.  However, this description captures my blurred recollection of the fun-filled five-minute gravity-driven

Construction on the iconic 60,000 square foot Studio Bell edifice in Calgary’s trendy East Village was completed in 2016 and opened on Canada Day, July 1st of that year.  At a cost of $191M it replaced the old Cantos Music Museum that originally housed only keyboard instruments.  Studio Bell now features over 2,000 interactive and

The Core Shopping Centre (“The Core”), the hub of Calgary’s downtown plus 15 Skywalk network, spans 3 city blocks and houses more than 160 stores on four levels.  Its striking 200-metre long arched suspended glass skylight creates a focal point and provides abundant natural light to the lower levels, capitalizing on Calgary’s notorious “sunniest-city-in-Canada” claim-to-fame. 

Stampede Park covers a substantial area of prime real estate along the Elbow River. Located on the eastern boundary of Calgary's Beltline District, southeast of the city's downtown core, the extensive grounds that make up Stampede Park are home to the following significant venues: Scotia Bank Saddledome;The Stampede Corral Arena;Big Four Building;BMO Centre– a convention

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

Stephen Avenue Walk forms a part of 8th Avenue South, bounded by 4th Street SW at its west end and 1st Street SE at its east end.  Home to some of Calgary’s finest restaurants, pubs, bars and cafes, this pedestrian mall offers its foot-travellers uninhibited access to some of downtown's key attractions and facilities, including