Matador's has been serving up hearty food in the northwest neighbourhood of Varsity, Calgary since 1976. It's clearly a Calgary Classic, having stood the test of time and remaining the go-to dining destination for many who love hearty food in a relaxed environment. Located in a strip mall near the intersection of Varsity Drive and
It's that time of the year when it's less than enticing to take your favourite family pooch out for walks. Winter has a way of nudging us to find creative ways to enjoy being outdoors with our furry friends. Slick sidewalks and snowy parks aren't always the most inviting destinations to stroll with your four-legged
‘Tis the season for snow, apple cider and neighbourhood Christmas light reconnoitring. With five weeks to go till Christmas Eve, we’ve noticed the eager beavers in our neighbourhood already installing and powering up their glowing larger-than-life inflatables, glittering garden ornaments and twinkling light strings. The recent mild temperatures and snow-free conditions have made it enticing to get into the yard, unravel
Calgary’s iconic Central Public Library has just celebrated its first birthday. What a phenomenal year it’s been, both for the library and for the city’s emergence onto the global architectural stage. With the location having opened its doors to welcome more than a million visitors since opening on November 1st, 2018, the Central Library has
🎈 #LOVEYYC Day is back! 🎈 Gary, our I AM CALGARY Mascot, is geared up for #LOVEYYC Day 2019 As Tourism Calgary promotes our awesome city, loads of businesses are offering Calgarians great value in return. It’s time to hastily plan how you’re going to spend your day (and dollars) on November 2nd! Celebrate all things Calgary.
With two months until we wake to Christmas day it seems that many shopping centres and stores are already beginning to lure customers with sparkling deals for the season. Calgarians are spoilt for choice when it comes to seasonal shopping opportunities. We, in our home, are already marking our diaries and gearing ourselves up to
Touted as the "The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth", the Calgary Stampede is undeniably a Calgary classic! With its roots dating back to 1886 when the Calgary and District Agricultural Society held its first fair, the first rodeo and festival was held in 1912, known as the Stampede. This became an annual event
It’s a milestone week for us here at “I Am Calgary” (IAC). It’s the anniversary of our first birthday since go-live on April 14th, 2018. We’ve had such fun. Discovering. Exploring. Filming. Photographing. Meeting. Posting. Sharing. Writing. These are all critical elements of what I wanted to do to showcase life in and around Calgary, my new home city. It’s the essence of
A focus on the City of Calgary’s Public Library Rejuvenation Projects If you get the opportunity to visit Calgary’s new Central Library you’ll soon dispel any of those dated, stereotypical notions that libraries, themselves, should be archived! The Calgary Public Library is doing a phenomenal job to reinvent itself and attract the public interest. You need only
A perspective on Coyotes in Calgary Communities Christa, my wife, loves city wildlife. As a Grade 3 teacher she soaks up any opportunity to engage and share stories with her hungry bunch of learners about the natural inhabitants surrounding us. Where do they live? What is their lifecycle? What do they eat? What are their habits?