Everyday Life with Erin

Exploring the Beauty of YYC

Advertised on the storefront as having French pastries, cheese cake, and birthday cakes it seemed as an obvious decision to stop into Yamato Bakery. Located on Centre Street and 13 Avenue, just across from the Shopper’s Drug Mart, it is definitely a hidden gem. Instantly upon walking in you’re greeted with the beautiful smells of …

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Calgary is becoming quite infamous for their quirky and at times controversial art installations. One of the latest temporary instalments has been placed in East Village to help beautify a public space. It’s a 6.7 metre high structure created by American artist Dennis Oppenheim. It first appeared at Venice Biennale in 1997, and since then …

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Visiting Bridgeland Distillery on the Friday of their opening, it was busy place! Their tasting room was nearly full, and names were continuously added to the clipboard of tours. We were lucky enough to find ourselves a seat at the bar, and spent the majority of our time talking to the wife of one of …

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Female founded. Home-grown. Locally owned. High quality, named-brand fashions for significantly less than the original price. Need I say more? Peacock Boutique has three locations in trendy neighbourhoods throughout the city: one in the Beltline, Kensington, and most recently in April, Inglewood. Each location is unique, being shaped by the community and residents in which …

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