December 7th, 2006
Grab your best gal pals and head to Calgary where the men are forward and the prices are backward. Here's our up-to-the-minute tour.
Unit 159, Chinook Centre, 6455 MacLeod Trail SW, 403-203-0200, www.skoah.com
Get ready for a hot night on the town at the brand new Skoah. Go for the quickie facial ($30), perhaps not the only quickie you'll have this weekend!
Shoe lovers must duck into one of Arnold Churgin's four boutiques and scoop up sexy knee-high boots, holiday heels and fabulous flats from the private label.
1530 5 Street SW, 403- 806-0884
A loungey eatery with an excellent wine list, it's got sumptuous booths, Burberry-clad barmen, and an outdoor fireplace that burns brightly through the night. It's the perfect spot to grab a bite (spinach salad with twice-smoked boar bacon is to die for) and let the dating games begin.
119-12th Ave SW, 1-800-661-9378, www.hotelarts.ca
This chic little boutique hotel looks more Miami than Cowtown with its white- washed, apartment-style exterior. Rooms are modern, spacious, and equipped with 42-inch plasma screen TVs and ultra-comfortable beds with 36-oz goose down duvets, perfect for post-party t