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

May 29, 2018 1

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 …

An Open Letter to Ellen: Can I host your Q+A in Calgary?

March 25, 2018

Hey Ellen, My name is Mike Morrison and I’m so excited that you’re coming to Calgary on April 21st. I just had a quick question: Can I host your Q+A at The Saddledome? First things first, you’re probably wondering: What …

Ellen Degeneres coming to Calgary! Presale starts today!

March 19, 2018

Wow! As I’m typing this, I still can’t believe it! Ellen Degeneres is performing at the Calgary Saddledome. I don’t know what I find more shocking, that Ellen is coming to Calgary, or that she’s coming to the Saddledome! And …

Kathy Griffin coming to Calgary, Vancouver and Toronto and tickets are only $50?!

March 11, 2018

Okay, I have a confession. Before I wrote this post, I went and bought my tickets, because I was so shocked that tickets to Kathy Griffin are only $50, I couldn’t wait an extra second. Kathy Griffin is the show …

New pinball restaurant has a message for jerks: Stay away!

February 26, 2018

I’ve been waiting for a pinball bar or beercade to open in Calgary for a very long time.  Since discovering them a few years ago in other cities, I’ve been sitting here waiting patiently for someone in Calgary to do …

Everything you need to know about Alberta’s first nordic spa!

February 25, 2018

On March 2nd, Alberta will be getting its first nordic spa and it’s going to be amazing. A few days ago, I got a press preview (okay, I may have dipped my toes in a few of the pools too) …

It’s time to talk about what’s really wrong with Calgary’s snow-removal program

February 18, 2018

For the past couple of months, or basically since it’s started snowing I’ve been posting on Twitter and Facebook about Calgary’s snow removal…or lack there of. If you’re not from Calgary, it’s hard to not be in disbelief in just …

Canada’s first Craft Brewery and Arcade and Pinball is Opening in Calgary soon!

January 28, 2018

For the past couple of years, I’ve been yearning for the days of arcades.  I used love going when I was younger, but as home entertainment gaming systems became more popular, arcades started closing one by one, until they were …

Here’s where you can see The Breadwinner, the Canadian co-production now nominated for Best Animated Film

January 23, 2018

Unless an animated movie is produced by a major studio, it can often be hard to find in the theatres, and the newly Oscar nominated film The Breadwinner is no exception. The film, which is executive produced by Angelina Jolie, …

Christmas-themed Escape Room now open in Calgary!

December 14, 2017

“A fancy Christmas party? A missing host? A surprising revelation?”  What could go wrong… If you know me, you know I love a good escape room. Probably because realistically it’s the closest I’ll ever come to being on the Amazing …

Celebrating Freelancers at the Calgary Freelancer Christmas Party!

December 13, 2017

My friend Kait Kucy and I had an idea a few months ago to celebrate freelancers with a Christmas Party. The idea came from basically our need to want to have a fun holiday party, but since we work for …

Video: Five reasons I love Calgary!

November 7, 2017

Dave Kelly Live is a really fun talk show/theatre experience that takes place every few months in Calgary. Last week, Dave asked if I would come on his show and share some of the reasons I love Calgary. It was …

8 can’t miss #LoveYYC deals!

November 1, 2017

The second annual #LoveYYC Day is happening this Saturday, November 4th.  Tourism Calgary is inviting everyone to get out and try something new and find new reasons to love this city. Think of it like Groupon for the entire city of Calgary. There’s …

Have you ever noticed how cheap Calgary hotels can be on weekends?

November 1, 2017

Having lived in Calgary nearly 12 years, there’s obviously lots to love about this city. But one thing I think visitors and stay-cationers don’t realize, is just how cheap our hotels are on weekends.  It’s something I noticed years ago …

Got some stress to relieve? Check out Calgary’s rage room!

October 18, 2017

If you’ve ever felt like you’ve needed to get something off your chest, but know it’s probably not appropriate: Meet the rage room. If you’ve ever felt like your heartbroken and you needed to relieve some anger: Meet the rage …