During the 1988 Olympic Winter Games in Calgary, Olympic Plaza was the focal point of much of the event, including most of ... More
During the 1988 Olympic Winter Games in Calgary, Olympic Plaza was the focal point of much of the event, including most of the medal ceremonies and laser and fireworks displays. Tens of thousands of people jammed into the square on any given evening. The square looks much as it did then and is now the focal point for many civic events, particularly for welcoming successful athletes home from recent Olympic Games. The large area in front of the stage is now a wading pool in the summer and flooded for ice skating in the winter.
Nine hole golf tracks wedged between the winding streets of new suburbs are rarely great tests of the sport, but
this one is an exception to that rule. There are 68 bunkers, and water comes into play on seven ...
From the Nose Hill Park, the view of Calgary is incomparable. The location requires a bit of effort to hike
up a gentle slope to the top of the hill. Once there, the reward is a 360 degree view ...
The sandstone buildings along downtown's Stephen Avenue were constructed after a fire in 1886 destroyed much of the neighborhood. Several
of those historic buildings fell victim to developers' wrecking balls, but the few that remain are worthy of an ...
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