March 2019

Found 19 blog entries for March 2019.

The Best Food Trucks in Calgary, ABFood Trucks will soon be taking to the Calgary streets again and residents will have their choice of about 39 different food trucks throughout the area. However, not all of the trucks can make the list of the best in Calgary. Here are some of the top choices to try this year.

Bun Boys

A new choice with plenty of great Vietnamese cuisine, Bun Boys serves banh mi, noodles, salad rolls and more. They are most-known for lemongrass chicken banh mi.

Mighty Skillet

This food truck is a great place to enjoy lunch with burgers and smoked beef poutine. They are another new choice in Calgary this year and one you should try.

Jelly Modern Doughnuts

If you love a great doughnut, this is the truck for you. They actually call it the "Jelly Van"

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The Best Italian Food in CalgaryFinding great Italian restaurants can provide a fun night out. Calgary has plenty of choices for pasta and other Italian dishes. Here are a few of the best.

La Brezza Ristorante

Have you visited La Brezza Ristorante since you arrived to Calgary? La Brezza Ristorante is an amazing Italian restaurant in Calgary noted as one of the most popular options for Italian in town. It’s actually won TripAdvisor’s #1 spot for most popular Italian for years in a row.

They serve home-cooked Italian food and have been doing so for the past 25 years. You can stop in for lunch, dinner or a late night cocktail over at 990 1st Avenue Northeast in Calgary. Here is a look at the menu and what to expect during a night out at La Brezza.

The restaurant was

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Distilled Beauty Bar Business in Calgary

Distilled Beauty Bar & Social House brings together three very important things: pampering, delicious treats, and social gathering.

Distilled Beauty Bar

"A passion for travel is where the idea started: seeing amazing ideas from around the world, as well as my passion for coffee and wine!" says founder Lisa Maric. "It all came together when I saw this amazing space in Marda Loop, and the dream took on a life of its own. I wanted to create a social space in Marda Loop. I raised my family here and we have a great community. Our space was designed with our community in mind. It's a place for everyone. It's social house and a wee bit more."

At Distilled Beauty Bar, guests can get their hair or nails done, have their brows sculpted, their lashes extended, and their

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The Best Steakhouses in CalgaryThere is nothing like the taste of a big juicy steak. Calgary has plenty of steakhouses to choose from. Here are some that you will want to try out when in the Calgary area.

Caesar's Steak House Ltd

For decades the Caesar’s Steak House has served the Calgary area. When dining here, you will truly feel like you have taken a step back in time when Caesar ruled his empire. To set the atmosphere, the decor includes columns, red leather chairs, and dark trimmings.

Caesar’s has two levels, which includes a dining room and a lounge. Menu options such as Charcoal-broiled steak and sautéed scampi are the main attractions at this restaurant. Other items that you will find on the menu include seafood, chicken, Chateaubriand and ribs. Four course

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The Best Bars in Calgary

Calgary has a great night life, but what makes it so good? Its their wide selection of bars and restaurants that will spoil you for choice. Here are some to try out when in the Calgary area.


Whether you are looking for a venue for a corporate banquet, a formal event or a memorable date night, NOtaBLE in Northern Calgary is an excellent choice. You will discover plenty of artisanal and creative food, along with a great atmosphere.

The food is a bit pricey, but you will have food like nowhere else. Although their menu is quite diverse, serving lunch, dinner, and brunch, they are most known for their rotisserie menu and their burger of the month.

NOtaBLE can get busy, so reservations are recommended. There are large banquet tables

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How to Winterize Your Calgary HomeNeglecting to weather proof your Calgary home can end up costing you a lot of money if you don’t give it the TLC it needs. Nature’s elements can batter your home with wind, rain, snow, frost and pesky insects.

How to Improve Your House For Winter

It might cost a bit to keep your home well maintained and protected from the ravages of nature, but it’s an investment well spent. Protecting your home from the weather is a 4 season job.

Weatherproofing Your Windows

Examine your windows both inside and outside to ensure they are in tip top shape. If the caulking on the exterior is cracked or aged, then you should replace immediately. You can also add storm windows on the outside to get an extra layer of protection, or use plastic window seal

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How New Technology Will Influence the Residential Construction of TomorrowHome building technology has been on fire in the last few years, as start-ups near and far rush to bring their ideas to the market. But the adoption of the technology has been sporadic at best, leaving some homeowners to wonder just how the future of construction will be affected. Learn more about the more prominent trends, and how they're influencing the larger market.

Getting Started

Before a construction company starts to build a new construction home, they have to pick a site first. That's where drones come in. Drones aren't technically a building technology, but drones can be used and applied to real estate to cut down on the number of hours a developer spends looking for the right location. Drones do more than just tell a developer the

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The Best Coffee Shops All Throughout CalgaryMumbled chatter of visitors, the clattering tinker of cups on saucers, and the droning hum of the espresso machine… you can almost smell the roasted beans from here! Cafés are truly a place where we can relax, unwind, and be productive. They are not simply a place where we grab a hot beverage and hit the road; it is a meeting spot, a first date tradition, and a locale to breathe deeply over a steaming cup of Joe!

Of the many cafés in Calgary, each has its own distinct culture and home comforts. Some offer a wide selection of baked goods and others embrace you in a greenery-filled environment. Are you looking for a place to kick back, an area to hold a meeting, or perhaps a cozy nook to go for a date? Take a look at these top 10 local cafés in

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How to Maintain Your Calgary DeckWith the return of the warm weather, it's time to give your deck some tender loving care. Not only will it look better and last longer but it will also add value to your home on the resale. It's estimated that a deck that has been maintained properly can return as much as 77% of the original cost to build it. That is, however, only if you keep it looking great!

Make Any Necessary Repairs

Look for rot in the boards and if you find any shallow areas they can be treated with a wood preservative. For larger problem areas you may have to call in a professional for an assessment. Make sure that all of the screws are in tight and that there are none missing.

It's Time For The Deep Clean

Sweep your deck and look for any debris that may be

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The Expense and Risk of Buying a Foreclosure PropertyThe idea of scooping up a property below market value have people hunting for foreclosures. With Canada's rising real estate prices and competitive markets, buying a foreclosure may be a path for individuals to find an affordable home or to flip a property for profit. However, foreclosure properties are not always the deal that they may seem to be at first glance.

There are risks involved when purchasing any type of real estate, but there are some issues that commonly apply to foreclosure properties. Understand more about some of the challenges with buying foreclosed homes today.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a financial advisor before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Canada's Foreclosure Process

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