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Illuminasia lights up the Calgary Zoo

Illuminasia Calgary Zoo rhino

Magnificent rhinos are just one of the highlights at the Illuminasia Lantern & Garden Festival at the Calgary Zoo.

When I first heard about a Chinese lantern festival coming to the Calgary Zoo, I imagined a string of paper lights hanging around the buildings lit up in decorative colors. Simple and pretty right? But the Illuminasia Lantern and Garden Festival is so much more! Touted as “an experience like no other” the lanterns are actually beautiful and intricately created pieces of art highlighting many of the zoo’s animals and showcasing other cultural icons that represent the China, Japan and India View this Post

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Fresh Laundry brings loads of clean goodness to Inglewood

Visiting the new Fresh Laundry shop in Inglewood, Calgary.

Visiting the new Fresh Laundry shop in Inglewood, Calgary.

The first thing you will notice when you step inside Fresh Laundry is how amazing it smells. From the vibrant green moss on the wall to the soaps and linens on the shelves, this store just smells damn good. And as it should be since this new storefront is all about scents, lotions, soaps and more. Fresh Laundry comes from the brilliant sibling team of Lisa and Ian Davies. The duo (along with a third partner) are already well known for their sister store, The Uncommons, and have played a View this Post

Escape from The Locked Room

Tucked away in a non-descript office park in the industrial NE of Calgary is a games room unlike no other. If you enjoy puzzles, board games, brain teasers and the like, then you will love The Locked Room, an interactive escape room.

It doesn't look like much on the outside, but inside is a host of fun games and puzzles.

It doesn’t look like much on the outside, but inside is a host of fun games and puzzles inside The Locked Room.

Brought to you from the team that has created the Zombie Survivor race and Holiday Rejects, The Locked Room is their latest nerdy enterprise that will have you thinking hard and working collaboratively to solve View this Post

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