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17 Avenue SW

Calgary Pizza: The 5 Best Gourmet Pizzerias in Calgary

Calgary Pizza

A top Calgary pizza with a traditional Neapolitan-style crust from Double Zero (Photo: Double Zero Pizza)

Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria

Family-friendly Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria is often busy, and for good reason. Its large selection of affordable, Neopolitan-style pizzas can be personalized with additional toppings. Try a spin on the classic Hawaiian pizza topped with Italian ham and crushed pineapple with feta cheese. There are two locations, one in the Mission district and one in Mackenzie Town.
• Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria, 105, 2303 – 4 St. SW, 403-455-3839, famoso.ca, maps and reviews
• Famoso Neapolitain Pizzeria, 5 High St. SE, 587-352-5566, famoso.ca, maps and reviews


Fall Sipping: 2 Must-Try Drinks at National Beer Hall

The Pimm’s Cup and St. Ambroise Pumpkin Beer at National. Photo: Adele Brunnhofer.

While the weather in Calgary sticks to the 20 Celsius mark, it certainly feels like fall has arrived. Though the season just started last Saturday, the trees are turning gold and amber, and an autumnal spirit fills the air. What better way to celebrate continued warm weather and the changing season than grabbing a drink on the patio at National Beer Hall on 17th Avenue SW. (more…)

Hot Shopping: Meet The Owners of 27 Boutique

27 Boutique’s owners Kelly Schneider and Candice Rhodes. Photo: Sarah Sussman.

The stylish new 27 Boutique clothing store on 17th Avenue SW has already made a name for itself in the local fashion community. Owners Kelly Schneider and Candice Rhodes launched the open-concept unisex apparel store to showcase their favourite brands and styles. “We always wanted our own business—it just snowballed from there,” explains Rhodes.

Featuring indie, urban-bohemian clothing and accessories by brands like Gentlefawn, Dionne Dionne and Cinder & Sage, the store also carries labels that are exclusive to Calgary such as Collective Concepts and THML. Rhodes explains that the store’s selection is so diverse that (more…)