Top 3 Local Restaurants in Calgary

Chicken on the Way

On the corner of 14th Street NW and Kensington Road since 1965, Chicken on the Way is known for the large rooster outside and excellent big juicy pieces of fried chicken. The corn fritters are another favourite for those who love Chicken on the Way. There’s just something very different compared to KFC, it’s noticeably bigger, crispier and juicier.

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Top 3 Reasonable Hotels to Stay at in Calgary

Days Inn by Wyndham Calgary North Balzac

Days Inn by Wyndham Calgary Hotel North Balzac

Being just outside of the City of Calgary proper, the Days Inn in Balzac near Cross Iron Mills outlet mall is usually a bit cheaper than staying within Calgary city limits. Still not exactly middle of nowhere thanks to the large mall nearby and access to highway, it’s not a bad option when visiting Calgary. Being North of Calgary, it’s just short drive from Calgary International Airport (YYC). The area is fairly new and being part of an International chain helps keeps standards of cleanliness and state of repair quite nice.

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Top 3 Places to Buy Power Tools in Calgary

Canadian Tire

Canadian Tire Calgary

Mastercraft Maximum power tools in general are decent enough for home users and they often go on sale at Canadian Tire. Warranty is pretty good and Canadian Tires are pretty easy to find in Calgary. If I’m looking for Dremel accessories or miscellaneous drill bits, I’d go to Canadian Tire. Mastercraft actually makes a 15/32 drill bit which is perfect for Pomona banana inputs.

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