Month: October 2015

Street Style: Charly Goss

She’s passionate about fashion, and it certainly shows. She captures her outfits and shares them on social media on a regular basis, and I’m always excited to see what Charly Goss will be up to next with her personal style – which of course also includes adorable hair and fun makeup. Goss’ passion for fashion …

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On Air

On Air’s (804 16th Ave S.W.) recently renovated, sexy little studio houses microphones, recording equipment, soundboards and a whole lot of character. An evolution since 1992, managing partners Moon Einarson, Bruce Crews and Ken Gold have navigated a rapidly growing digital landscape and paired it chock full of personality. Here they give brands a friendly …

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New to the Ave: Blanco

Tequila bottle lighting and Dos Equis on tap set the scene for Calgary’s newest in Mexican cuisine, Blanco Cantina (723 17th Ave S.W.). Blanco is the fun and easy going little sister to 4th street’s Añejo – a place where you can watch the game and enjoy a pint, frozen margarita or Red Bull slushy. Serving …

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Behind the Bar: Pigeonhole

Pigeonhole’s (306 17th Ave S.W.) unique and European design underscores the quaint interior (brown leather chairs and wallpaper), the serving plates (an antique treasure hunt) and their re-imagined food and wine menu. Featuring small plates and a setting for sharing, Pigeonhole focuses on evening service, open 4pm until ‘late’ – perfect for satiating nighttime hunger …

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Retail Therapy: The Rocket

For the coolest customizable t-shirts and fabulous vintage finds, The Rocket gives you the finest this YYC universe has to offer (624 17th Ave S.W.). Designing and manufacturing their own transfers, The Rocket proves its passionate love for fashion, pop culture and music (old school and contemporary alike) in every corner of this eclectic shop. …

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Walk With…Angela O’Donoghue

Angela O’Donoghue, owner of Esmé Beauty Bar had the opportunity to fuse floral and beauty together. With her professional background in flowers, she jumped at the chance and the lovely concept salon was born. Sourcing local, organic, and non-toxic products for Esmé’s spa services, Angela created a healing environment where women can get pampered and feel great about themselves. …

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