Did you know that groceries in #eastvillageyyc are just a year away?! 🛒
5th & THIRD opens in Q1 2020, bringing with it a Loblaws City Market, Olympia Liquor, Shoppers Drug Mart, Winners, Scotiabank and more!
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Want to win a summer craft beer tasting for you plus 7 of your brew-loving buddies? Heck yes? That’s what we thought.
To enter, tag a pal and follow @the.brewers.apprentice, East Village’s one-stop shop for craft beer and growler fills.
Golden hour ✨ at the East Village dog park [📷: @joshuattran]
We’ll be celebrating #NationalPuppyDay here – and at the EV Experience Centre – this Saturday. Join us from 2-5pm for a walk, treats and a whole lotta tail wagging! 🐶
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2:00pm – Urban dog walk with @shop.bark
3:00pm-4:30 – @palscalgary dog cuddles
Do you dream of spending the summer outside, walking and biking through one of #YYC’s most vibrant downtown neighbourhoods – and getting paid to do it?
Apply for a spot on our Event Activation and Street Team, a.k.a. EAST Crew.
Visit calgarymlc.ca/careers for more info. Posting closes March 25th.
The East Village Experience Centre is turning 7 years old soon, and the only thing we wanted for this birthday was a puppy party 🐶🎉
Join us on #NationalPuppyDay as we pet all the dogs! Bring your own pup or come solo to take in all the cuteness.
Swipe left for event details ⬅️
We have new neighbours! @platformcalgary has moved into the historic Hillier Block, and their Junction program kicks off today.
For 9 weeks, local and international first-time entrepreneurs will go through an intensive program to learn how to build successful products and companies.
Welcome to East Village, #JunctionFxF participants – we can't wait to follow along with all your progress!
Are we too late to jump on the #10yearchallenge bandwagon? East Village has seen just a couple of changes since 2009. Nothing major.
Stay strong #YYC – warm, sunny days WILL come! And when they do, our community garden will be full of beautiful, green bounty once more 🌱
Do you live in #eastvillageyyc and have a green thumb? Apply for a garden plot through @yycevna! Find the application form at ev-na.com
@inemesitetokudo looking FIERCE in the snowy streets of #eastvillageyyc 🧡
Stepping into the new week like 💃🏾 If you are interested in going behind the scenes of this shoot I did with @ramsvikreativ & @qweenyyc stay tuned to @cbc this Wednesday to see a day in my life as a plus size fashion blogger in Western Canada! 🇨🇦 #BeingBlackinCanada
Did you know: THESAMEWAYBETTER/READER is the largest mosaic of its kind in Canada!
#YYC artist Ron Moppett’s richly coloured mosaic wall is 100 ft. long and is composed of 956,321 individual tiles.
Come see this stunning artwork for yourself at Riverfront Lane, right next to the East Village Experience Centre.
@calgaryfolkfest’s #BlockHeater19 has officially kicked off, and all the action is happening in our neck of the woods! The show venues are at @kingeddyyyc, #StudioBell, Central Library, and at Festival Hall in Inglewood 🎶
And between concert-hopping tomorrow, make sure to stop by @atbfinancial’s Street Party on the 8th Ave SE cul-sac, where they’ll host the first ever Block Heater street hockey tournament! 🏒
Don’t forget to vote for your #YYC faves in the Best of Calgary survey 🗳 Voting closes tomorrow at midnight! 🕛
There are a bunch of #eastvillageyyc spots nominated – swipe to see them all!
Congratulations #YYC, we made it through a week of -20 weather, and that calls for celebration 🍕
Pick up a pie at the brand new @panago_pizza in the base of Verve and settle in for a warm, cozy night.
📍609 6 Ave SE
Have you visited FISH at the Central @calgarylibrary yet? This artwork was created by Christian Moeller and is composed of 11,000 books in 12 different colours. The installation is approximately three metres (10 feet) tall by 14 metres (45 ft) wide and is located on the 3rd floor of the library.
Have you heard the news? Two very exciting restaurants are coming to @althotel East Village this year! Connie DeSousa and John Jackson (of EV’s own @charbar_yyc) will open @chixeggshop, and Darren MacLean (of @shokuninyyc) will bring his new concept, @barshoku. We can’t wait! 🍴
Need tickets to the sold out @chantalkrev & @rainemaida event at #StudioBell? Visit the East Village Experience Centre from Feb 1-4 and you can enter to win a pair! 🎟
The EV Experience Centre is open...
Sat & Sun: 11-5
📍553 Riverfront Ave SE
This week is a chilly one, so we’ve put out some fire pits to warm you up! Come get toasty from 4:00-6:00PM (Mon-Fri) on your way home from work 🔥 You’ll find the fire pits at the south base of the George C. King Bridge, just east of the Simmons Building along RiverWalk.
🎶 Sweet acoustic sounds courtesy of @masondavidjenkins 🎶
East Village hearts the arts! 🧡
@hprodeo, Calgary’s International Festival of the Arts, has been putting on amazing shows all month, and this weekend they’re coming to EV!
Catch ‘The Shoe Project’ at the new Central Library this Saturday and Sunday.
Find tickets at hprodeo.ca
On January 25th, put on your best tartan and join fellow fans of the Bard for a Scottish-inspired evening at the St. Louis Hotel.
The 3rd annual Robbie Burns Bash will feature samplings from some of #YYC’s best restaurants, plus beer, wine and scotch tastings.
All proceeds from this event go to @thealexchc, an organization that provides health and wellness services in East Village and across the city.
🎟 Tickets: robbieburnsbash2019.eventbrite.ca 🎟
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Great date alert 🚨We’ve got your Saturday night all planned out! Head over to the legendary @kingeddyyyc to hear soul-soca singer @karellac as she heats up the stage 🔥
Tag your date for a chance to win 2 tickets to the show this Saturday, January 19th.