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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.

Avenue’s Week in Review: August 22 to 28

A rainbow crosswalk, a new performing space and an art installation that looks like a tree — in case you missed it, here’s a round-up of happenings in the city this past week.

The Story of the Hop In Brew House

Take a tour through the history of this hoppy home.

Avenue’s Week in Review: August 15 to 21

A gluten-free menu, wristbands that pay bills and livability lists — in case you missed it, here’s a round-up of happenings in the city this past week.

The Story of Calgary's Centre Street Bridge Lions

These iconic animals have quite the tale to tell.

Here’s the Deal with the Concrete Sculpture Along the Bow River

Parkdale Plaza is a new public space that’s part of the Landscape of Memory corridor along Memorial Drive. It officially opened on June 27.

Avenue's Week in Review: August 8 to 14

Fish bans, fruit trees and shooting stars — in case you missed it, here's a round-up of happenings in the city this week.

The Story Of the Esker Foundation's Synthetic Skating Rink

Avenue’s Week in Review: August 1 to August 7

In case you missed it, here’s a round-up of newsworthy things that happened this week.

Photo Tour of St. Patrick's Island

The ponds, picnic spots and pathways. Plus, we show you what is at the top of the rise.

The Story of the Signal Hill Geoglyphs

Battalion Park's giant numbers are a grand reminder of the province's military history.