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6 Decades of Stories From Bow Cycle and Sports

Bow Cycle and Sports celebrates its 60th anniversary this year. Over the years, it has sold bicycles (and some other stuff, too) from four different locations in the same Bowness block. We spoke with two of the current owners to hear some stories from the store’s past.

A 1903 Rockslide Near Calgary Inspired a Local Comic Book

Ben Rankel's new comic book, Frank, is a crime thriller based around the deadly event.

Work of Art: VS. by Craig Le Blanc

Calgary and its surrounding area is full of creative people and beautiful pieces of art. Here is just one piece you should know about.

Meet the Local Artist Duo Behind the Crafty Craze of Folded Paper Masks

Matthew Bagshaw and Christina Owczarek have created foldable paper elephant, unicorn and Pokémon heads.

See What it Is Like at the Calgary Drop-In Centre Through a 4-Minute Virtual Reality Experience

1200 Roommates is illustrated by Mandy Stobo and immerses you in what it's like not to have a space all your own.

Mike Heywood's Portraits of the Recession

Photographer Mike Heywood captures the province’s economic reality in black and white.

OCL Studios: The Unexpected Recording Studios Near Chestermere

It's Western Canada’s only commercial-grade residential recording studio. And, musicians can make themselves a hot lunch in the kitchen.

Work of Art: One-way Ticket by Marjan Eggermont

Calgary and its surrounding area is full of creative people and beautiful pieces of art. Here is just one piece you should know about.

Calgary’s Skyline Just Got a Little Brighter and a Lot Jazzier

The new animated mural at the top of the DJD building, Take the Cake, was lit up for the first time last week.

You Can Text this Public Art to Display News From the Past

The Calgary Scroll's newly enabled feature lets you decide what appears on screen.

Work of Art: Monument to Fallen Stars by Caitlind r.c. Brown and Wayne Garrett

When the new visual arts festival, GLOW Downtown Winter Light Festival, takes over the city during the Family Day long weekend, be sure to check out this piece.

Hockey for a Cause

It’s Canada’s game, but in Calgary, hockey is also more than a game. It fosters connections, breeds generosity and champions community spirit.

5 Decades of Stories From Peters’ Drive-In

This year marks the drive-in’s 55th anniversary. While it opened in 1962, Peters’ Drive-In is still known for its saucy burgers, really, really thick milkshakes and friendly customer service. We spoke with one of the current owners to learn more about this local burger joint.

200 Individually Painted Tiles Create this Mural in Chinatown

Members of the Chinatown community all pitched in to unveil it just in time for Chinese New Year.

Work of Art: Nature's Playground by Jeff de Boer

Calgary and its surrounding area is full of creative people and beautiful pieces of art. Here is just one piece you should know about.

Allara Gooliaff Started Calgary's First Stilt Dance Company

When Gooliaff founded Tangy Lime Dance Projects, she wanted to make sure that the stilts weren't just a prop.

How to Photograph the Aurora This Winter

We spoke with Calgary photographers to get some tips for capturing this natural light display.

Rebuilding Frank Lloyd Wright in Banff

One non-profit is looking to rebuild a structure designed by the famous architect with help from the public.
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