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Midtown: Nurturing Community, Supporting Local & Having Fun

This week we chat with Midtown's owner, Ric Cutillo, about how Midtown Kitchen & Bar supports local brewers and growers, serves a fantastic menu & nurtures local community. All while having a lot of fun doing so!

Music & Market Square at ContainR in Sunnyside

containR is back in 2015 with a whole series of great musical performances and a market square where sunshine, great music and terrific local vendors are the recipe for fun this summer!

Free Soul Salon: Set Your Own Trend and Own it!

Free Soul Is a boutique salon located in the beautiful Kensington area. Free Soul Salon prides themselves on delivering the absolute best in cuts, color & extensions.

“Retail Needs To Get Personal Again”: A Chat with Cherry Four

We chat with Fevoran Hunter, owner of Cherry Four, on her curated shop for kids, small business, and some of her favourite Kensington things.

Mañana brings the beauty of world cultures to Calgary

If you’ve ever had the pleasure of walking into Mañana Imports, just off Kensington Road, you know it’s a delight for the senses. Mañana is filled with beautiful handwoven clothing and traditional arts and crafts from around the world.

Friendship Starts with Coffee

The Coffee Market opened its doors on Kensington Road this past December, bringing a whole new coffee experience to Kensington Village.

5 Ways That Modern Steak is Not Your Average Steakhouse

Walking in the doors of the newly opened Modern Steak, it’s immediately apparent that this is not your average steakhouse.

New Age brings the Magical and the Mystical to Kensington

New Age (formerly New Age Books and Crystals) has been a staple in Kensington since it opened in the late seventies.