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Improving International Avenue

March 05, 2021 | CREBNow


Stories Tagged - Forest Lawn

Andrea Cox / For CREB®Now

March 05, 2021 | Andrea Cox

Community Profile: Forest Lawn is a beacon of cultural diversity and entrepreneurial spirit

When one thinks about Calgary's southeast community of Forest Lawn, one of the first things that come to mind is its lively food scene.

"I try to take a meander through the area at least once a month, exploring new restaurants and grabbing some great ingredients from the local ethnic food stores," said Jenna McNab, who loves to whip up authentic culinary gems. Although she doesn't live in the neighbourhood, like many Calgarians she considers Forest Lawn's International Avenue a can't-miss destination.

However, Forest Lawn is about more than just food. It's also about diversity and inspiration.

Cody Stuart / CREB®Now

June 26, 2019 | Tyler Difley

Eight Calgary pools where you can beat the heat this summer

Calgary's public pools are now open for the season, and there's no better way to have some fun in the summer sun. If you're looking to go for a dip, here's a list of Calgary's outdoor pools:

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June 19, 2019 | Gerald Vander Pyl

Where to find your ideal Calgary condo for $250,000 or less

For anyone looking to buy an affordable condo in Calgary, now is the time, with a variety of both townhome- and apartment-style units available for $250,000 or less throughout much of the city.

Kartini Casdem, owner of Indonesian Kitchen on 17th Avenue S.E.
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March 28, 2018 | Gerald Vander Pyl

Innovation destination

International Avenue's unique mix of individuals, businesses and ideas is one of a kind in Calgary

Every year, people from all over Calgary flock to 17th Avenue S.E. to take part in a foodie favourite event called Around the World in 35 Blocks.

The event sees people tour some of the many restaurants between 26th Street and 61st Street S.E., dubbed International Avenue, stopping to taste the cuisine, chat with restaurant owners and see cooking demonstrations.

The event is organized by the International Avenue Business Revitalization Zone (BRZ), and is a showcase for a shopping and dining district that rivals 17th Avenue S.W., but with a wholly different flavour.

Oct. 22, 2014 | CREBNow

A city founded

A handful of early communities in the area helped Calgary grow to the city it is today

More than 130 years ago, Calgary consisted of a fort surrounded by prairie grasses, First Nations tribes and settlers making a fresh start in the new west.

Today, the city is home to more than one million people and represents the industry engine of Canada's thriving economy.

Still, many of the communities founded yesterday remain today. Here's a snapshot of just a few:


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