This category covers family fun adventures, date nights, events, and much more things to do in and around Calgary! 

With such a large city there are tons of opportunities to volunteer, narrowing it down to only fifteen is extremely difficult. There are a few things to help narrow it down including:volunteering in calgary

Commitment level: There are many volunteer programs that are long term where you commit to a couple hours every week or a couple days every month for an ongoing basis. Other programs you can sign up for a single night or couple hours during the day. One of the best ‘short commitment’ volunteer programs you can do as an individual or with the family is 

Click each of the headlines to be taken directly to the websites volunteering pages. 

An Evening at the Mustard Seed

Or something more long term with this great cause, the options are there for those looking to…

57 Views, 0 Comments

 The holiday season is always a challenge; it is the time of the year where we rack our brains to come up with the ideal gift for that special someone. With some men easier to shop for than others we reached out to local business owner Calvin Butts to help compose a list of his top 5 items for gift giving ideas for that special guy in your life, with some suggestions for shopping local and supporting small businesses in our community. 

Before we begin, get to know Calvin, owner of Calvin Butts Bespoke: With a career spanning over fifteen years I have clothed, shopped for, styed and directing wives, girlfriends, and fiancé to finding the perfect gifts for their partners. Trained under a third generation tailor my career in luxury retail has been focused…

222 Views, 0 Comments

The Best Kept Secrets of Calgary’s Parks

Calgary is full of beautiful parks and pathways, and you’d be hard pressed to find a seasoned Calgarian who isn’t aware of the top five favourites: Fish Creek, Nose Hill, Glenmoreparks in calgary Reservoir, Confederation, and Bowness. But  with a city as vast as Calgary—and over 10,000 hectares of parkland and natural areas—it’s easy to miss all the hidden gems nestled between our urban and suburban communities. If parks and pathways are an important aspect of your home-buying decision, you absolutely need to keep reading!

Partnering with Kelsey Woods of Parks of Calgary, (All photo credit to Kelsey Woods below) we’re sharing her favourite hidden gem parks in each quadrant, so you can explore more of where you live (or hope…

628 Views, 0 Comments

KID FRIENDLY HIKES

If you feel like the views of your walls are getting old, or that they are starting to close in around you, it might be time to get outside and experience Alberta's great wilderness, and if your family is new to hiking, you've found the right spot! 

Grassi Lakes

First up on our list is one of the most popular hikes and it's located in Canmore! This beautiful trail path is well maintained and heavily traversed making it easy for families of all ages to take on (stroller friendly when the snows melted) and if you've ever been on a good hike, you know one of the most rewarding feelings is getting to your destination and experiencing the views and sights to see! The Grassi Lakes trail will not disappoint! Once at the top, you'll find…

1035 Views, 0 Comments

You can expect great things if you’re considering moving to Calgary. With a population of 1.4 million people, it is one of Canada’s largest city, rich with culture and entertainment. Not only that, but according to The Global Liveability Index 2019, Calgary is the world’s fifth most livable city – and for good reasons. With a relatively low crime rate, excellent sanitation, and a diverse social scene to partake in, Calgary is a place anyone can happily call home.

Reasons to move to Calgary

Here are the top reasons to move to Calgary. 

  1. Low Cost of Living
  2. Close To Other Attractive Destinations
  3. Affordable Real Estate
  4. Excellent Job Opportunities
  5. Always Plenty To Do
  6. A Sense Of Community

Low Cost of Living

Calgary is one of North America’s cheapest…

745 Views, 0 Comments

If you've recently been on the hunt for a date night that is a "throwback ode to the quintessential dining experience felt in New York City during the 1930's and 1940's" you've oddly and specifically found the right place. But in all seriousness, if great dining, incredible service, and Jazz music are something you've long desired, we have THE spot for you!

Westman Village Restaurant Review

Your Next Date Night in Mahogany. 

Alvin's Jazz Club in Westman Village

Often home owners in south east communities like Cranston or Auburn Bay think that a unique dining experience with live music means a long trek to Stephen Ave, 17th, or to trendy communities like Inglewood. Fortunately the recent development in Mahogany (and Seton as well) have seen a major increase in commercial…

1254 Views, 0 Comments

We have a lot of clients ask...Real Estate Mobile Application

Do you have a mobile application for browsing homes in Calgary?

The short answer is YES We do!

But first and foremost, we do want to share that our site is mobile responsive and ready, so while we do have an official Calgary mobile real estate web app, our site is always fully usable on your mobile, table, and desktop devices. 

You can find the latest version of our Calgary Homes for Sale Real Estate App by clicking the highlighted text!  

Our mobile application allows you to browse a variety of custom searches, from open houses in Calgary, to luxury home searches, homes for sale near major landmarks, and much more! 

What is the cost of your mobile app? 

Our mobile app is free, and has been…

715 Views, 0 Comments

Reviewing IFLY Calgary

We LOVE repping this city, so much so that we put it into our slogan ;) REPYYC just search #repyyc on social media to see how much great content we've put out featuring our incredible city! Our team put together an incredible year at our brokerage Re/Max First serving over 180 families throughout 2019 - and landing as the number one team in Re/Max First 6 times with many other top three finishes throughout the year! With big victories, comes big celebrations and we wanted told the team that sky diving was in the works! Unfortunately this was later in the year and nobody was interested in jumping out of a plane in the cold winter months, so we decided to visit the new Ifly sky diving simulator in Deerfoot City Calgary. 


Shot…

443 Views, 1 Comments

The ART of mixing science and engineering, that's really what the Beakerhead event is all about, and if you haven't experienced it, we're going to suggest you make an effort to this year! Beakerhead is a 5 day festival that explodes into the streets of Calgary every September, a collection of 'installations' workshops and different programs that teach lessons on different topics throughout Calgary! 

Beakerhead Installations

beakerhead calgary

In the past we've seen everything from a giant fire breathing dragon, to a building that had large tentacles that were coming out of it, last year we had an older home near the Saddledome that was outfitted with hundreds of balloons on it, mirroring the Disney and Pixar classic UP! You'll also find other cool things like…

980 Views, 0 Comments

April 2021 Update - New Retro Desktop Wallpapers

Calgary Wallpapers Retro

If you love REPPING your CITY like we do, you're in luck! We've just dropped our first edition of the REPYYC.com Calgary Wallpapers! 

Calgary Desktop Backgrounds

First things first, a classic scene that many are familiar with, especially if you've lived in western Canada for even one week during the summer, taken just outside of Calgary, once done editing, the team voted that we should definitely look at setting this up in a field for next summer, any local farmers in and around Calgary want to take us up on this? Word on the rural streets is that folks are getting pretty tired of the semi-truck side ads, and the masses are asking for change, this is our solution to making your…

1087 Views, 0 Comments