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Inflation, COVID, and how it can impact a small business

March 24, 2022

Legal experts look to help businesses with COVID struggles and more

Showcasing Calgary’s hidden gems in a new market

March 17, 2022

Local entrepreneur Vic Tipper is bringing the small business community together

The story behind Burwood Distillery

December 20, 2021

It’s all about crafting connections with people over Alberta-sourced spirits! 🍸

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This Alberta-based brewery is maximizing beer production and minimizing its global footprint in 2022

December 20, 2021

Scheduled to break ground in the spring of 2022, the German-infused brewery is undergoing a massive expansion.

The story behind Stevie and Bean

December 14, 2021

Stationery designed to inspire and amuse 💌

The story behind Roadrunner Vintage

December 13, 2021

Pre-loved fashion for your rock ‘n roll heart ❤️

The ultimate gift guide to shopping local for the holidays

December 7, 2021

The one where we make a list and check it twice! 📝

Calgary’s best Holiday Markets to shop local this December

December 7, 2021

Check out these Holiday Markets before Christmas

The story behind Kaffeeklatsch

December 2, 2021

The perfect spot to gossip over coffee ☕️

The story behind Tea Shop YYC

December 1, 2021

Welcome to the tea party! 🏳️‍🌈

The story behind WILD

November 29, 2021

Helping Calgary’s small business thrive in the ‘WILD!’

10 Independent stores to shop for the holidays

November 25, 2021

Get intentional with your purchases and choose items that are unique, tell a story, and will last forever.

The story behind My Mommy Drinks Wine

November 24, 2021

A wine label and subscription box for anyone looking for connection and belonging — celebrating the unsung heroes in our lives.

Canadian shoppers expected to embrace Black Friday sales

November 23, 2021

A local expert shares some tips for Calgarians to keep in mind this weekend

What the term ‘buying local’ really means to Calgarians

November 21, 2021

With National Small Business Day next week, it’s time to think about supporting local businesses during your holiday shopping.

The story behind Nick’s Steakhouse

November 21, 2021

Football is the fabric of our being!

The story behind Janos’ Restaurant

November 18, 2021

‘Just like Grandma made.’

Calgary Citizen readers guide to Local Coffee Roasters

November 16, 2021

Here are just a few of the roasters our readers recommended, along with a few favourites amongst our team.

The story behind Alora Boutique

November 15, 2021

It's a family affair for this holiday Inglewood Night Market vendor

The story behind Courageous Canines Rescue

November 9, 2021

A dog rescue that will support you every step of the way in the adoption process

6 Holiday markets happening this November

November 3, 2021

Shop local this holiday season!

The story behind Lazy Bake

November 2, 2021

DIY made-from-scratch baking kits — baked the ‘lazy way.’

The story behind Plainsbreaker Apparel

October 26, 2021

The only cotton fashion socks manufacturer in Canada — made in Calgary!

The story behind The Establishment Brewing Co.

October 25, 2021

Winner of both ‘Alberta Brewery of the Year’ AND ‘Canadian Brewery of the Year’ for 2021

The story behind Calgary’s favourite pie shop

October 24, 2021

Arguably the best pie in the city!

Featured Calgary Business: Gradient Vodka Soda

October 20, 2021

6-packs you don't have to share.

CleanO2 makes green and clean soap that’s reducing the world’s CO2 emissions

August 27, 2021

This may look like ordinary soap, but these little bars are full of hot air — pun intended!