5 of Avenue’s Most Popular Stories in March

From Easter treats to a look inside Kayla Browne’s contemporary Slice House, here’s a look back at some of the most popular stories on Avenue’s website in March 2021.

4 Great Winter Walks in Calgary

Photograph courtesy of Lori Beattie.

Calgary author Lori Beattie shares some of her favourite urban winter walks from her updated bestseller, Calgary’s Best Walks.

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Inside Architect Kayla Browne’s Contemporary Slice House in Inglewood

Photograph by Jared Sych.

This striking home designed by Kayla Browne of Bold Workshop Architecture proves that elevated design can be both attainable and functional.

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6 Cool Calgary Subscription Services

Photograph by Monitor Creative.

Look forward to a monthly delivery of pasta, plants, coffee and more from local businesses.

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5 Things We’re Excited to Eat This March

Clay Pot Rice. Photograph by Jared Sych

A clay pot rice bowl, French toast, charcuterie boards and more are on our radar this month. All are available for takeout or delivery.

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5 Easter Treats to Try in Calgary

Chocolate silk nest pie from Pie Junkie. Photograph courtesy of Pie Junkie.

Jazz up your Easter weekend with a giant chocolate egg, chocolate silk nest pie, hot cross bun cream puffs and more.

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More Popular Stories From This Year

Calgary’s Best Restaurants 2021

Photograph by Jared Sych.

Here, we have the judging panel’s picks for Best Overall Restaurants — 13 places that set the bar for the local dining scene by innovating each day and reaching the highest pinnacles across all measures of quality for food, drink and experience — and a list of winners and runners up in 27 other categories, as determined through online voting by more than 12,000 Avenue readers.

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Calgary-Based Go Clean Co. Shows How Dirty Our Homes Are (and How to Clean Them)

Sarah McAllister. Photograph courtesy of Go Clean Co.

CEO and founder Sarah McAllister has a cleaning army of nearly two-million people on Instagram preaching, “bleach, pray, love.”

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Bridgeland Arctic Adventure is a New 7.5 Km Outdoor Adventure Circuit in Calgary

You can check out Bridgeland Distillery’s outdoor ice bar during the Bridgeland Arctic Adventure. Photograph by Alana Willerton.

Running until March 31, Bridgeland Arctic Adventure features human curling, a snow beach and even an outdoor ice bar on weekends.

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3 New Outdoor Winter Activities in Calgary

The Nordic Loop in East Village. Photograph courtesy of CMLC.

Get outside and stay active on an ice bike, a new cross-country skiing loop and new skating trails.

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Calgary Designer Launches New Line of Scrubs for Healthcare Workers

Photograph courtesy of Folds.

Created by Calgary designer Nina Kharey, Folds is a new line of eco-friendly and stylish athletic scrubs for healthcare workers.

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Staff Picks: Great Takeout in Calgary

Skewer platter from Paros Real Greek. Photograph courtesy of Urba Group Inc.

Skewer platters and steamed beef dumplings are some of our favourite takeout meals right now.

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11 New Restaurants and Cafes Opening in Calgary in 2021

Photograph courtesy of Deville Coffee.

Calgarians can look forward to three new pizza spots, two new coffee shops, a new Indian restaurant and more.

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The Rise of Backyard Offices in Calgary

Photograph by Jared Sych.

How pandemic-mandated working from home is fueling demand for stylish and functional backyard offices.

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Calgarians We Love

Clockwise, from top left: Andrew Phung, photograph by Nick Wong; Julie Van Rosendaal, photograph by Jeremy Fokkens; Lourdes Juan, photograph by Lori Andrews; Craig Elias, photograph courtesy of Craig Elias; Shovik Sengupta, photograph by Jared Sych; Heather Campbell, photograph by Phil Crozier.

The city has become a very different place over the past 10 months, but one thing still holds true: Calgarians are what make Calgary a great place to live. What with winter weather and social distancing, it can be tough to meet other Calgarians right now. So, we’d like to introduce you to some of our favourites.

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