The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

Living

Chef Michele Pizzulo grew up in the town of Vallata, in the province of Avellino, Italy — a place where everything either comes out of your own garden or from a local shop. This is where Pizzulo discovered his love for cooking.

Calgary public art pieces leave some local artists feeling confused and upset. Some, like visual artist Dick Averns from the University of Calgary, say the current story being told through public art isn’t representing the diversity of the city. Others, like artist Skye Louis, say the city is too scared to support artists who take risks with pieces that spark contentious debate.

Now that a purchase is a click away, classic shopping malls are having to remain attractive to consumers in new ways. The City of Calgary and a couple of the malls within the city seem to see the way forward in integrating residential and office space into retail.

With the Rocky Mountains in our backyard, adventure is at our fingertips. A quick hour’s drive, it is our sanctuary to escape the busy city life. With the winter season coming to a close, there are plenty of trails, treks and hikes to be done before the snow melts and summer arrives. With the days getting longer and brighter but the snow still falling, be sure to get out and enjoy the last weeks of winter.