17th Avenue in Southwest Calgary is one the hottest areas of town, and The George on 17th is right in the heart of it all.
The George is located at the corner of 17th Avenue and 8th Street, where the Red Mile really picks up steam. If we focus on the ten block strip between 14th and 4th Street, there are over 70 spots to grab a cold beer, coffee or dinner including the new Ox Bar de Tapas, the famous UNA Pizza + Wine, and The Coup right across the street.
You’re surrounded by different fitness outlets at The George. If you’re into cardio,
Row 17 is right next door, Rumble Boxing Studio is a four minute walk, or Goodlife Fitness is ktty-corner on 16th Avenue.
To say there are plenty of shopping opportunities on 17th is an understatement. From sunglasses to home decor, boutique clothing stores and flower shops, whatever you need is definitely within walking distance.
Some of Calgary’s hottest hair salons reside on the Red Mile, including Chrome Hair Design right next door. If you’re looking for lashes, tattoos or skin care, you’ll find it all just steps outside your front door.
Getting around town is easy from 17th. If it’s not within walking distance, there are over 10 different transit stops along the 10 block strip of 14th and 4th. You’re a nine minute bike ride to Erlton C-Train Station, or a 15 minute walk to downtown’s 8th Street Station.