They may look like your typical painted window displays, but with a twist! Downtown Calgary and the Buds of Buds art collective have teamed up to create six unique augmented reality window displays that turn a static piece of art into an animated piece of fun!
If you are a sushi lover like me, then you probably are a fan of a few different kinds of sushi rolls and nigiri. I always need to fill up on a spicy tuna roll, throw in some salmon sashimi and maybe a specialty dish or two like some unagi or a sushi cone. But never have I ever been so sushi spoiled than at Goro & Gunâs Omakase sushi experience.
- December 9, 2017
The Calgary Zooâs annual winter tradition is in full swing! ZOOLIGHTS is now on until January 6, 2018 and is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. The lights festival is bigger and better with more lights than ever before. In fact, the Zoo ran out of lights twice during the setup of the all the displays (thank goodness for Canadian Tire lol). As always, the event provides for family-friendly fun while supporting wildlife conservation. This yearâs ZOOLIGHTS focuses on how the animals interact with their habitats looking at hibernation, migration and View this Post
- November 29, 2017
âLearn from the mistakes of others. You canât live long enough to make them all yourself.â
–Â Eleanor Roosevelt
If youâre looking for a night of being social and getting creative, then Vin Gogh Paint and Sip is the place for you. âPaint niteâ events are a popular activity for girls night out, date nights, private parties and so much more. While many painting pop-up events take place at various pubs and restaurants around town, Vin Gogh offers a dedicated one-stop shop devoted to all kinds of painting and beverage sipping.
The brightly lit store is decorated in a multitude of beautiful canvas examples that Vin Gogh View this Post
- November 19, 2017
What do you do if you have a love for chocolate and getting crafty? Make a bunch of the sweet treats at Chocolaterie Bernard Callebaut of course! For #LoveYYC day, Tourism Calgary sent my sister, niece and I to the Cococo Chocolatiers-owned shop for a day of chocolate making fun.
The premier chocolaterie has been a staple in Calgaryâs food scene for many years and I was so excited to go âbehind-the-curtainâ to see how the chocolate process works. We were put right to work on a View this Post
- November 8, 2017
#LoveYYC Day is a new annual tradition from the folks over at Tourism Calgary to celebrate and appreciate our lovely city. As a born-and-raised Calgarian, it sometimes seems like Iâm a unicorn out in the prairies. But itâs been great to see how this small cowtown has grown to be such a vibrant metropolis over the years.Â For my long-time readers and followers, you know that I am a big fan of our city and an advocate of all things Calgary. Some people’s hobbies are sports or collecting stamps, mine is enjoying and embracing View this Post
- October 31, 2017
I love going to restaurants that like to shake things up every now and again. While there is comfort in picking the same foods you already know and enjoy, I appreciate trying new flavours, dishes and seasonal ingredients when Iâm eating out. Just in time for fall, NOtaBLE has put together refreshed menu items for brunch, lunch and dinner. The northwest restaurant has built up a reputation over the years as a place for quality eats and I always have a great (and filling!) time at NOtaBLE. I went for a View this Post
- October 14, 2017
The Calgary Public Library’s brand new home at the New Central Library will be one of Calgary’s brightest and interesting community landmarks. The East Village building is on track to be completed next Fall 2018. As part of the finishing touches on the building, donors can leave their mark with their own personal engraving in the windows of the new library. Share your family name, your favourite quote, saying or View this Post
- October 3, 2017
âIf you canât go straight ahead, you go around the corner.â