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Uniquities Architectural Antiques offers one-of-a-kind 19th-century antiques and collectibles. The owner obtains most of the collectibles from England on regular sojourns. The treasures here include beautifully carved fireplaces as well as an iron spiral staircase that dates back to 1899. Although a lot of the items can be a little pricey, each item is incredibly detailed and handcrafted. Because most of these items are irreplaceable, Uniquities was the only Calgary store voted as one of the top 10 by Canadian House and Home Magazine.
One of the foremost neighborhoods of the city, Inglewood was also referred to as East Calgary or Brewery Flats. This area boasts of shopping outlets, tourist attractions and numerous dining establishments. Landmarks like Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, Calgary Zoo and Museum of Contemporary Art Calgary are a part of Inglewood too.
Seventh Avenue is not just a great place to shop, it's also an important cultural area of Calgary. The city puts on an annual event where artists enliven the otherwise plain urban surroundings with art in order to give citizens and visitors an engaging experience while perusing the streets. Expectedly, there are a large number of cafes, restaurants and shops to explore. Try Quincy's on Seventh for filling portions of traditional foods at affordable prices. For trendy and fashionable clothes, check out Aluminum Planet before you head out to the clubs.
Whether you're looking for a specific gift, are hungry for some delicious bites, or simply want to enjoy a pretty day out in Calgary, 17th Avenue should be your destination. The shopping district, which stretches along a picturesque street, is packed with retail stores, entertainment centers, and great restaurants. Art lovers will enjoy perusing the many galleries lining 17th Avenue, while shopaholics will have plenty of trendy stores to choose from. Best of all, the shopping district has events going on day and night, from sales, to oyster parties, to barbecues.
Located in the Market Mall, Lululemon Athletica could well provide you with the perfect clothes for your morning jog. Specializing in dresses suitable for both male and female athletes; the store has tops, shorts, bottoms, tank-tops amidst much more. Style might not be on the agenda but fitness never was a matter of style. The store helps you look for the perfect dress to enable you to run that one additional lap you have always been struggling to finish. The clothes are also made for other outdoor exercises like yoga. Whilst, on first thought, the clothes that one wears while exercising may be a trivial issue, a visit to Lululemons would soon sway prejudices.
Nearly all major sports brands have a place in SportChek. Located all over Canada, this store in the Market Mall is one of nine in the city itself! Whether your choice of sport involves the indoors or the outdoors, SportCheck is sure to land the required equipment. Rackets for Tennis, Squash or Badminton, clubs for Golf or a brand new Bike to ride, rarely is your request rendered unavailable. Bare essentials like clothing and shoes also find a place on their shelves. A range of fitness apparel and equipment means even the routine gym-goer has something to look forward to.