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LOCALS SUPPORTING LOCAL

The holiday season is an important time of the year for all of us, but especially for our hard-working local businesses. As we enter our second lockdown, this time during the run-up to Christmas, the Marda Loop BIA would like to remind everyone how they can support the small businesses facing closures and limitations. What GOOD picking-up vs using delivery services does for our hardworking restau...

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Staying Fit This Fall #intheloop

The cold weather is just around the corner but that doesn’t mean you should give up and exchange your fitness goals for Netflix-watching goals! Physical activity is proven to not only boost your energy, but it can help fight off the winter blues! We made it easy for you and compiled a list of five great places #intheloop to help you achieve your fitness goals. F45 Marda Loop F45 offers a series of...

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Three great spots to visit with your pet #intheloop

Marda Loop loves pets! And it has a variety of great local options to consider for all your pet’s  needs! Here are three great spots #intheloop to shop for supplies and doggy daycare services. Global Pet Foods This locally-owned pet specialty franchise is one of the best spots in town to find food, treats and toys for your pet!  Their knowledgeable staff are dedicated to providing pet parents with...

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Fall Foodie Destinations #InTheLoop

With a variety of restaurants and various cuisines, Marda Loop is a great area of the city for any foodies to visit! We have compiled a list of a few fantastic spots #intheloop to grab dinner. These places are definitely worth checking out! Pubblico Italian Kitchen Pubblico is one of the newest restaurants to join us #intheloop! They offer an incredible selection of delicious starters, pizzas, pas...

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Fall Fashion #InTheLoop

The leaves are changing and so should you! It’s time to put away summer things and embrace the new fall season.  If you are looking to add to your fall wardrobe collection, you’re in luck! We have compiled a list of three amazing spots #intheloop to shop for cozy and fashionable fall pieces! Crabapple Clothing Company This fashion-forward boutique is one of the best shops in YYC to find beautiful...

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Support Local when Masking Up!

Now that masks are a mandatory part of visiting public spaces, we’ve compiled a list of a few great spots #intheloop to mask up while supporting local businesses! 1. Marda Loop Brewing Looking for a cold beer and snacks? Marda Loop Brewing offers an incredible selection of craft beers and a delicious menu. Additionally, they are offering branded masks for $10 or disposable...

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Back to the Origins of Marda Gras

The Marda Gras Street Festival has been a big part of Marda Loop for decades.  Due to COVID, this is the first year that Marda Loop has not hosted a summer festival since 1985.  As we look forward to returning in 2021, this is a good time to look back on Marda Gras’ beginnings. Marda Gras began as an initiative of a newly founded organization of local businesses, the Marda Loop BRZ (today’s BIA)....

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Keeping it Sweet in the Loop!

With an upcoming weekend of warm weather, now is the perfect time to try some new ice cream flavours and sweet treats #intheloop! To make your adventure even sweeter, we have compiled a list of a few spots in Marda Loop to get your fix on! Village Ice Cream Here’s the scoop: Village Ice Cream is the perfect place to stop #intheloop for a cold treat on a hot day! With a huge...

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Father’s Day Shopping #intheloop

With Father’s Day right around the corner, it is time to start considering what to get for dear old (or young), DAD! To help you out, we have put together a list five amazing spots #intheloop to get gifts for Dad. 1. Springbank Cheese Co. Springbank Cheese is perfect for the gourmet Dad! With tonnes of variety, you can get anything from aged-cheddar to chocolate cheese. Thi...

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Picking-up food in the Loop

Why picking-up picks everyone else up! As we navigate our way through the reopening of our neighbourhood, the Marda Loop BIA would like to remind everyone what GOOD picking-up vs using delivery services does for our hardworking restaurateurs and businesses. We get it, it can be easier to order through delivery services, but when you take a nice little drive or a stroll to your favourite haunt to...

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