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

February 18, 2018 7

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 …

Contest: Win two tickets to Jersey Boys!

October 12, 2017

Get ready to welcome back Frankie, Bob, Tommy and Nick! That’s right, Jersey Boys, the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick …

Calgary chefs join forces to make food bank inspired dishes!

October 1, 2017

Move over Oktoberfest, because this month is all about the first ever OctoberFeast event. What is it? Over 20 Calgary restaurants have come together for Octoberfeast from October 1 through 15th.  For only two weeks these Calgary restaurants will have …

Pop-up ‘Backyard’ park and ‘Backyard Alley Party’ coming to 17th Avenue this weekend!

September 21, 2017

This weekend, 17th Avenue businesses are teaming up to create a temporary pop-up ‘Backyard’ park and ‘Backyard Alley Party’! By now, you’ve probably noticed that 17th Avenue is undergoing a lot of construction. Three years worth of construction. But a …

Calgary’s Camp Brand Goods donates big money to LGTBQ youth charity!

September 5, 2017

If you ever seen me out and about, chances are you’ll see me wearing something of Camp Brand Goods. Whether it’s their t-shirts, sweaters or toques, if the day requires clothing, I’ll likely be wearing Camp Brand Goods. Not only …

The Best Calgary Road Trips to Teeny-Tiny Towns (Sponsored by Esurance)

August 31, 2017

This post is sponsored by Esurance Please note: Waterton is currently under an evacuation alert due to forest fires. The town is worth the visit, but maybe some other time.  If you’re heading out on a late-summer road trip, you …

Calgary named the fifth most liveable city in the world, here’s why I love it!

August 16, 2017

Today is an exciting day to be a Calgarian because The Economist just placed our city in the top 5 most liveable cities in the world, and you know, I agree. The Global Liveability Report for 2017 looks at liveability rating …