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Metro Column: Calgary’s expensive regime!

July 15, 2011

Here’s a crazy/sad/depressing fact for you: Did you know that Calgary has Canada’s most expensive parking!  Yes, it’s true.  This city, which has more land than anyone else charges more than Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal to park your vehicle.  Actually, …
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Canada’s most expensive city is….

July 12, 2011

Toronto! No surprise there, let’s be honest, the city has been on a downward spiral ever since they canceled Electric Circus. Mercer’s annual cost of living report was just put out and in a big surprise the capital of Ontario …
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I’m in a commercial!

June 26, 2011

I got to do something a little special on Friday, I was lucky enough to film a commercial for Urban Mortgage.  I’m not sure how I ended up getting cast, maybe every person in the world was booked that day. …
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The Perfect Proposal: A Flash Mob done right!

June 22, 2011

I’ve made no secret about my disdain for flash-mobs.  Mostly because they are usually spoiled with ridiculously detailed press-releases which in theory, defeat the purpose of the a flashmob in the first place. BUT when they are done correctly, they …
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The little cloud that could…

June 20, 2011

Walking to the local pub tonight and I stopped and saw this cloud. I loved how it stuck out and so I did a little cheer for it, “Come on cloud, you can do it.”  A few minutes later it …
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Bloggity Weekender!

June 18, 2011

Can you believe this is the last week of Spring?!  Where did the time go?  Celebrate the final hours of the soggy season with some fantastic events!  As always, I’ve recruited the one and only Mark Hopkins to tell us …
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Mike and Metro: Is a $10,000 boob job worth it?

June 17, 2011

We all know that radio stations are in trouble.  Unless they can quickly find an audience, it seems the newer ones are almost destined to failed.  In Calgary, one of these newer station, AMP 90.3, just launched a new contest …
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Shifting towards Social Media!

June 16, 2011

It’s  a little late in the game, but if you had an interest in social media and more specifically how it can literally change your life and your business, then I quickly wanted to tell you about next week’s Social …
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The Bloggity Weekender!

June 11, 2011

It’s another busy weekend here in Calgary! While the weather may not be awesome, it doesn’t mean you can’t fill your days with Caribbean Dancing, dramatic theatre, oh and of course some burlesque dancers. Here are the weekend’s top picks, …
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The results are in….

June 9, 2011

Wow!  Now this is cool! The results of FFWD Magazine’s Reader Survey have just been announced and I’m so surprised to see that Mike’s Bloggity Blog was named Best Blog for the second year in a row!  And I’m not …
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Bloggity Weekender!

June 4, 2011

Looking for something to do this weekend in Calgary? (Hey, we’re more than just cowboy hats, you know?) As always, I got the one and only Mark Hopkins to do up a list of his favourites weekend events! Take a …
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Mike ‘n Metro

June 2, 2011

You know what I love about summer?  The street festivals.  No matter what city you live in, the almost weekly festival flood city’s streets with people, dogs and luckily, lots of food. But surely I’m not the only to notice …
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Bloggity Weekender!

May 27, 2011

In case you haven’t heard, Calgary is essentially under water.  It’s been raining for days, but the good news is, is that there are still lots of amazing things going on! As always, I’ve asked Mark “Calgary’s Most Social Person …
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Mike ‘n Metro: Battle of the Pathways!

May 12, 2011

A lot of you probably don’t know this, but over the 18 months, I’ve suffered not one, but TWO separate stress fractures in my left foot. Seriously, how a blogger ends up with two sports injuries is beyond me! Besides …
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Who is the ‘Best of Calgary’?

May 8, 2011

FFWD Magazine has put the call out for their annual Best of Calgary reader’s survey.  And what sort of blogger would I be if I didn’t try and solicite at least a few votes, right? I’m not one to admit …
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