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Calgary’s newest (and best) summer trend? Bike tours!

May 29, 2018

It seems like decades ago that thousands of Calgarians were fighting for separated bike lanes, when in fact it was like a year or two ago ago. That’s because ever since the lanes were introduced business-minded folk have taken noticed …

Alberta Ballet bringing the music of The Tragically Hip to the stage!

April 8, 2017

Photo by Mike Horner This week, the Alberta Ballet announced their new season and there was one production that got everyone excited! The Tragically Hip ballet joins the lineup contemporary ballets that the company has done over the past years, that included …

It’s true! Hamilton is coming to Toronto!

March 23, 2017

If you’ve found yourself thinking that you needed an excuse to go visit Toronto, I think I may have found one for you. How about the one of the biggest musicals of all time? When I got the email, I …

Video perfectly spoofs what it’s like to pay for parking in Calgary!

November 2, 2015

For the past few months, some really funny Calgarians have been producing a web series called Cowtown. (Does anyone know why Calgary is called Cowtown, I’ve lived here ten years and have never seen a cow.) Anyway, the series features …

An extremely important flowchart to drinking in Calgary!

July 8, 2015

It’s the question we’ve all been faced with at one point in our lives or years or months or weeks or days or yes,hours: I’m in Calgary and I need a drink…but where do I go? Well, luckily someone finally …

Three Cool Canadian Gadgets on Kickstarter Canada!

November 5, 2013

One of my favourite things to do when I have some free time on my hands is to play around on Kickstarter. There are so many cool (and awful) projects out there, you can literally get lost in other people’s …

Video: Stephen Harper performs at Cowboys!

November 1, 2013

The Conservative convention started in Calgary on Friday and with all the things happening in the government, you think Stephen Harper wouldn’t be in a celebratory mood, but the PM’s stoic mood proved no match to Cowboys, Calgary’s most famous …

Something to dance about!

November 1, 2013

Next week, the O2 Dance Company will present their newest dance show….and I need you to see it. Truthfully, I don’t go to a lot of dance shows, but I always go to an O2 show. The first time I …

Do you live in Canada’s Greatest Place?

October 25, 2013

This competition is close to my heart, literally, because as it turns out  I live in one of the places that was recently named as one of the greatest places in Canada. The Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) annual competition …

Video: Ontario university students get a surprise seranade!

October 21, 2013

It’s Monday, which means, if Garfield taught us anything, you’re likely needing a pick me up, which is exactly what I think this video will do for you! Serenading University Girls With A Guitar and Flowers is exactly what the …

Metro: Life would be easier if I didn’t care about elections.

October 18, 2013

Whether you live in Calgary or not, you may know that the city is currently in the midst of municipal election that will culminate in some exciting results on Monday.   I don’t know why I love elections so much, but …

What’s in a f**cking name?

October 15, 2013

This weekend, Alberta Theatre Projects kicks off their new season with the comedy The Motherf**ker With the Hat. The play, and its distinct title, originally premiered on Broadway back in 2011 and starred Chris Rock and Bobby Cannavale. But even …

The funniest photos of people being terrified!

October 7, 2013

As Halloween creeps closer and closer, Canadians from coast to coast will be looking for ways to scare themselves…on purpose. Whether it be from watching a good ol’ scary movie, making a terrifying costume or looking at their cell phone …

Calgary’s Funniest Parody Accounts!

October 3, 2013

One of the best things about Twitter is that it often gives you and up close personal look at how people live their lives. Whether they are celebrities, politicians or the bakery around the corner, Twitter puts you inside the …

Mike and the Covered Bridge Chip Factory!

August 25, 2013

Let’s get one thing straight, there is nothing and I mean nothing, that I love more than potato chips.  They are far and away my favourite snack and are easily the worst culprit behind my ever growing blogger belly. So, …