Looking for a place to happen

A mixture of old and new, Killarney brings family and inner-city living together

The original settlers who founded the inner-city community of Killarney/Glengarry back in 1910 named it after their home county in Ontario.

The area is now a vibrant hub for those looking for an eclectic and connected community offering everything from walkability to schools, community gardens and dog parks.

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Brentwood And Dalhousie

Nestled along Calgary’s Crowchild Trail, the established communities of Brentwood and Dalhousie offer quiet family living a stones throw from the downtown core.

“It’s a quieter community, the location’s nice, it’s not too far out of downtown and its not tucked away in the suburbs,” said Adrian Murphy who called Brentwood home for four years. “There’s good transit routes, good restaurants, you’ve got the McMahon stadium there which is nice … there’s lots of recreational things to do down there.” (more…)

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CREB® Partners for Life

CREB® and its REALTOR® members have joined the Canadian Blood Services Partners For Life program committing to pledge blood, plasma and platelet donations to the Calgary community.

On Dec. 3 CREB® participated in CREB® Now: A Day of Giving kicking off the partnership and helping the downtown Calgary blood donor clinic reach 80 per cent of its daily goal. (more…)

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Southern Comforts

Alberta is blessed with some obvious geographical advantages. To the west, the foothills and Rocky Mountains provide ample opportunity for recreation, and the prairies to the east offer plenty of lakes and rivers to enjoy. But when it comes to Calgary, suitable locations for aquatic activities can be tough to come by.

With Cranston bordering Fish Creek Park and the scenic Bow River; and Auburn Bay, it’s neighbor to the east, containing its own 17-hectare freshwater lake, the two communities on Calgary’s south side have essentially brought the best of Alberta into the backyards of area residents. (more…)

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