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The Alex Community Food Centre is Set to Open in 2016

It’s still in its early stages, but soon it will make eating healthy more accessible.

What Happened This Week

A Frozen-inspired WestJet plane, coupons instead of candy and a new cultural landmark.

The Story of the Grand Theatre

Calgary's first steel and brick edifice, the Grand Theatre has survived more than 100 years and played host to a variety of famous figures along the way.

Andrea Llewellyn Recycles Signs From Election Campaigns

Election campaigns are transformed into art after Llewellyn donates them to local art initiatives.

Avenue’s Week in Review: October 10 to 16

A wordy festival, an award-winning math professor and the launch of UberX.

Avenue’s Week in Review: October 3 to 9

Calgary is given a B grade in this year’s Vital Signs report, the 2016 Calgary Stampede poster was revealed and the #WhyWhyC mystery was uncovered.

Pot of Gold: What Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Could Mean In Calgary

Medical marijuana is now more accessible than ever. But new regulations have brought controversy and concern over how cannabis is being prescribed and handled.

Avenue Week in Review: September 26 to October 2

Flashy new public art in Forest Lawn, a milestone for the New Central Library and an increase in minimum wage.

What Goes on at the City of Calgary's Fleet Services

This city shop services, maintains and, in many cases, builds anything the City's vehicles need.

Avenue Week in Review: September 19 to 25

A video explained the “real” purpose of the big blue ring, a Calgary company is building a hotel out of shipping containers and Beakerhead happened.

The Story of Reader Rock Garden

One of Calgary's hidden treasures, Reader Rock Garden is where many of the city's plants got their start more than 100 years ago.

Avenue Week in Review: September 12 to 18

Local innovations were showcased, the winner of the Honens Piano Competition was announced and we’re planting more trees.

Behind the Scenes at the City of Calgary Sign Shop

Ever wonder where all the city's signage comes from?

Avenue's Week in Review: September 5 to 11

3D printed jewellery, new community spaces for the arts and a very successful pride parade.

New Development Trends That Are Influencing Calgary Neighbourhoods

As Calgary’s new communities grow ever upward and outward, those creating them are working to ensure they are building the neighbourhoods we will want to live in today and tomorrow.

The Story of the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary and the Colonel Walker House

One of Alberta's first wildlife sanctuaries has been home to more than 270 types of bird as well as one of Calgary's greatest citizens.

The Girl Code: How Calgary Is Trying To Foster Diversity In STEM

Women-only coding and computer workshops are popping up for adults, while other educational groups are targeting girls at the elementary school level to reduce the tech industry’s ever-growing gender gap, increase diversity and satisfy Calgary’s critical demand for IT skills.

Avenue’s Week in Review: August 29 to September 4

Calgary Police Service’s 2016 canine calendar, changes with car2go and a new detour around Canada Olympic Park.