A revitalized Plaza Theatre will reopen its doors in mid-September

Eric Volmers | Calgary Herald | Jul 30, 2021 For years, David and Fatima Allie Dobrowolski would watch movies at the Plaza Theatre and talk about what they would do if they ran the historic independent cinema.David, who was born in Calgary, had been going since he was...
CHUNK’D: Popular stuffed cookie maker officially opens storefront

CHUNK’D: Popular stuffed cookie maker officially opens storefront

Hanna McLean  |  May 25 2021 | Daily Hive CHUNK’D, formerly called BFF Cookies, has some exciting (and sweet) things for treats lovers in YYC. The newly-branded dessert maker has now officially opened its storefront at #201 330 10 Street NW in Calgary where it’s...
Coming Soon: New life for Kensington’s iconic Plaza Theatre

Coming Soon: New life for Kensington’s iconic Plaza Theatre

Ryan White – CTVNewsCalgary.ca – April 14, 2021 Calgary film buffs have reason to celebrate as a historic independent art house theatre in the northwest has secured a new tenant who plans to bring the screen back to life. The family-run Plaza Theatre in...
Opinion: Calgary BIAs breathing life into neighbourhood businesses

Opinion: Calgary BIAs breathing life into neighbourhood businesses

Live Wire Calgary | April 30, 2020   This pop-up parklet sprang to life in the community of Marda Loop as a result of the work done by the local BIA. LIVEWIRE CALGARY FILE PHOTO They used to be called Business Revitalization Zones (BRZ) in Calgary. Today they’re...
Chicken Now Sports a Mask (Chicken on the Way)

Chicken Now Sports a Mask (Chicken on the Way)

Calgary Herald, April 25, 2020 The chicken statue outside the Chicken On The Way restaurant on Kensington Road and 14th Street N.W. now wears a face mask.   WHY DID THE CHICKEN WEAR A MASK? The giant sculpture of a chicken at the corner of Kensington Road and...