The view outside the central branch of the Calgary Public Library the other evening.
Although the COVID-19 pandemic put practically all of the Calgary Stampede’s activities on hold this year, the organization put on a fireworks display on what would have been the first and last days of the fair/rodeo.
Here was the view from Scotsman’s Hill in Ramsay on the night of the second show on Sunday, July 12, 2020.
This is a quick smartphone snap from down on Stephen Avenue in downtown Calgary, just minutes into 2020. This is a pedestrian-only area during the day but normally open to cars after 6 p.m. In the small hours of January 1, 2020, the people of Calgary had clearly decided otherwise.
We’re back to the exterior of Rodney’s in Calgary’s Beltline neighbourhood for another recent snapshot of their colourful secondary entrances. Last time, it was a side door along 4th Street S.W. This time, it’s a door leading the back alley.