Stories Tagged - Calgary Stampede
May 14, 2021 | Gerald Vander Pyl
Work is now underway on a major expansion of the BMO Centre in Stampede Park, a project that aims to catapult Calgary into the major leagues of convention host cities in Canada.
Sept. 25, 2020 | George Johnson
Nearly a quarter-century since retiring from the Calgary Flames as the only NHL athletic trainer with his own fan club (boasting Boston and Montreal chapters), Murray – recognizable by his bald head, generous moustache and ready grin – continues to be an icon.
May 13, 2020 | Tyler Difley
Several historic residences from Calgary's formative years are still standing today, thanks to restoration efforts, and tenants who are committed to preserving these pieces of the city's heritage.
July 03, 2019 | Barb Livingstone
Dream big: 2019 Rotary Stampede Dream Home offers contemporary-farmhouse design with a personal touch
"There is no dark corner anywhere," said Ungar, whose company is in its 24th year of building this Stampede mainstay. "(It) is so fluid – everything has its place."
July 03, 2019 | Andrea Cox
March 13, 2019 | Gerald Vander Pyl
Led by the Calgary Municipal Land Corp. (CMLC), the plan spells out a vision of east Victoria Park as a cultural and entertainment centre with a residential component, fitting within the larger Rivers District that also includes the East Village.
July 25, 2018 | Barb Livingstone
The proposed new community of Ricardo Ranch is named after an area ranch owned by Calgary Stampede co-founder Senator Patrick Burns, and first established by William Crawley Ricardo.
July 04, 2018 | Gerald Vander Pyl
What would you do if you had a chance to remake a large area of Calgary's inner city to meet the needs of today?
That's the opportunity the Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) was given when it began redevelopment of the Rivers District along the Bow and Elbow Rivers near downtown.
First it tackled the Downtown East Village, but now the City of Calgary-owned corporation has turned its sights to East Victoria Park, in an effort to transform the area into a cultural, entertainment and residential hub.
July 04, 2018 | Barb Livingstone
Now in its 23rd year of building the Stampede Rotary Dream Home, Homes by Avi's 2018 version of the Stampede staple provides sophisticated glitz and glamour with a 1960s vibe.
"The theme is moody, elegant, mid-century modern," said Christian Orme, Homes by Avi corporate marketing manager. White walls and natural light coming from expansive windows throughout offset the home's gold and black highlights.
July 04, 2018 | Donna Balzer
Do plants really wilt faster during Stampede heat? Or is it just that we are away from home for longer periods, indulging in pancake breakfasts and evening rodeos? If your petunias are panting, follow these tips to keep them alive while you are out enjoying the festivities.