Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
392 Centre Street & Railway Av
Drumheller, AB T0J 0Y0
Phone: (403) 823-3322
Fax: (403) 856-4864
Alberta's largest enclosed shopping destination opened its doors to the public on August 19, 2009. Cross Iron Mills, which takes its architectural inspiration from Alberta's unique geography and culture, has 200 stores with 17 anchor stores. Considered a primary shopping center, the CrossIron Mills trade area encompasses other cities beyond Calgary, with shoppers coming from Red Deer, Edmonton, Banff and Lethbridge, with locals and tourists from as far as Seattle. Cross Iron is divided into several themed neighborhoods; sport, fashion, resources, ranch, fossil and the entertainment wing.
One doesn't have to be a rock lover or a hippie from the 1970s to like the Lucky Brand Jeans. The outlet opened its doors to Albertans at the new Cross Iron Mills in Rocky View. Though there is a definite 1970s feel about this jeans store, the great selection of denims, t-shirts and accessories is enough reason for more than just one visit. The styles at Lucky Brand are not only affordable, but a welcome addition to the fashion environment in Alberta.
The city's northeast is blessed with specialty groceries from the Middle East, and friendly Hages is one of the best. This store is tiny but it boasts a wide selection of such Arabic delicacies as pickled lemons, rose blossom water, zatar spice, cardamom coffee and several shelves of canned meats and vegetables. One wall is devoted to bulk spices, grains and nuts and their cooler features a large variety of olives and cheeses. The meat counter in the back offers fresh halal meats. Prices are staggering low.
You won't forget a walk inside Who's Who in The Zoo. There are often a number of noisy creatures moving this way and that. This is usually accompanied by a tremendous squeal of glee from the nearest child. The shop offers all kinds of interesting and fun toys and stuffed animals. There is a large section belonging to the world of collectibles, with accompanying books that describe the treasure and its worth. If techno-wizardry is more your style, there is an assortment of gizmos that light up, make noises and otherwise entertain.
For the best picks in men and women clothing come to American Eagle Outfitters. Smart, trendy, funky and fashionable is what the store is all about. Pick from a range of casuals or formals. Also available are different types and brands of lingerie as well as accessories like chains, bracelets, pendants etc. A wide spaced store with excellent quality and well-organized, this store is a must visit to get a peek of American fashion trends. Call ahead for more details.
With more than 150 retail outlets and stores Sunridge mall is a major shopping destination in the region and attracts a mixed crowd of shoppers. The gigantic two-level center sports some of the best brands in various categories from fashion and jewelry to electronics. Highlight of the mall is Canada's biggest outlet of Sport Chek, the sporting equipment giant. Apart from this, stores like Zellers, Aldo and Claire's provide great options. The food court on the upper level boast of eclectic eateries as well as sit-down restaurants for a complete experience. Regular store promotions promise great deals, so keep checking and shopping.
This Asian-themed mall is located in Calgary's northeast quadrant, thus serving the needs of the various Asian immigrant populations in that area. Pacific Place offers almost everything associated with a mall, albeit with a strong Asian flavor. Shop for groceries at the first T&T Supermarket in Calgary, Look for Hong Kong-style clothes, make an appointment with a Chinese acupuncturist, a dentist, or visit the medical center. From shoes, books, flowers shops, Chinese and Vietnamese restaurants, as well as coffee shops and organic food, one can find all these at Pacific Place.
Located near Marlborough C-Train Station, the Marlborough Mall opened its doors to shoppers in 1972. The mall has expanded itself several times and now encompasses an area of 584,000 square feet (54,255.37 square meters). With over 100 stores and services to their credit, the mall houses brands like Virgin Mobile, Le Chateau, Subway, Bentley, The MadHatters Superstore and Coles.
The Tall Girl shop offers choices for the taller gals who wear anything from a size six to a size twenty-four. Unlike some other department stores specializing in unusual sizes, this one offers a wide range of styles and fashions from which to choose. There is the elegant corporate look, as well as funky dresses and cool street wear. Tall Girl also has a large selection of hosiery, sleepwear and bathing suits.
A giant when it comes to department stores, Walmart is synonymous with great deals and discounts. Their location on Memorial drive is no exception with an excellent choice in just about everything from clothes, jewelry and entertainment to furniture, electronics and home decor. The gigantic store has an expansive floor space offering a great shopping experience and features, as part of its in-store services, a pharmacy as well as a McDonalds outlet catering to hungry shoppers. With great deals and superb promotions always on, Walmart is a one-stop shop for all your shopping needs.
This specialty store for scrapbook and paper enthusiasts makes Scrapbook Pantry a great way to start a scrapbooking hobby or just a fun trip for those who like paper crafts, cards, and every little embellishment that goes into scrapbooking. Scrapbook Pantry also carries home decor items like canvasses and marble tiles. Learn more about scrapbook-making and card-making through classes. A visit to this store is a must, especially since they carry a wide selection of paper products that sets your scrapbook- or card-making experience up a notch.
Whether it's a case of sudden craving or a deli tray for the next cocktail party, a call to Illichman's Sausage Shop should do the trick. Illichman's Sausage Shop is that rare combination of a Calgary institution, having been in the business of making homemade European style deli treats, breads and party trays since 1966. Illichman's makes over 100 different home style sausages and imports a variety of deli items and cheeses from all over Europe. And with customers spanning several generations, this sausage shop is creating a family tradition. Customers also stop for a drink and a sandwich while waiting for orders to be filled.