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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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The vikings are coming! The vikings are coming!

August 16, 2017

Here in Alberta, we’re very familiar with our western heritage, but we don’t really ever talk about our viking history. That’s right, our viking history. This weekend, the Danish Canadian Museum in Dickson is inviting families to visit them as …
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5 very fun things to do in Calgary this August!

July 31, 2017

Calgary’s summer is just chugging along with hot sun and blue skies, but after a busy month of Stampeding and Folk Festing, a lot of people think Calgary winds down for the month of August, but that couldn’t further from …
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8 very easy ways to save money at The Calgary Stampede!

July 5, 2017

This post is written in partnership with The Calgary Stampede. As the Calgary Stampede gets ready to kick off its 105th year, it’s celebrating with more deals and promotions than ever before.  With so many ways to save money, here’s …
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Scoop It: Quirky Craft Ice Cream Has a Moment in Calgary

July 3, 2017

This story is written by uberly-talented Kait Kucy From uniquely flavoured chef-made soft serve to unicorn sundaes topped with cotton candy, Calgary’s ice cream scene has blown up and has ice cream lovers waiting in line-ups for hours just for a …
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New business makes floating down the Bow River easier than ever!

June 23, 2017

Floating down the Bow and Elbow Rivers is one of the most iconic summertime activities you can do in Calgary.  But for so many of us, it can be annoying.  Not the floating or rafting part, but the coordinating part. …
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