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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 …

Bloggity Weekender!

April 30, 2011

Happy Weekend!  Have you recovered from the crazy week?  Between Royal Weddings and Hockey Playoffs, you’re probably exhausted.  But if you’re in Calgary and looking for something to do, here are some suggestions, courtesy of the one and only Mark …

Mike and Metro

April 25, 2011

If there is one thing that people want when they read my Metro columns, it’s my opinion on politics. Actually, it’s probably the last thing anyone would care for me to talk about, but where’s the fun in the that?  …

Join this group: Free Fare Elections!

April 4, 2011

As Canadians we are very lucky to be able to vote whenever and however we want. The crisis in Libya is proof of that. But many of us also take advantage of the fact that we can drive or walk …

An Open Letter to Charlie Sheen

March 20, 2011

Dear Charlie Sheen, Hey, how’s it going? Actually, don’t answer that. I don’t really care. You may have noticed that I have pretty much stayed out of watching your train-wreck of a life. It’s messy, gross and truth be told, …

The Bloggity Weekender!

March 18, 2011

It’s the first weekend of Spring and before the snow starts falling (no, seriously), there are lots of things to do this weekend! I had Calgary social superstar Mark Hopkins do up a list of his top pick! What are …

Things to do in Calgary this weekend!

March 11, 2011

Aren’t you so happy it is Friday!? If you find yourself in Calgary this weekend and looking for something to do, I’ve Mark “We Should Know Eachother” Hopkins to pick his top choices for the weekend! International Festival of Animated …

The Three: What you should be doing this weekend!

March 4, 2011

I’ve been thinking about Calgary a lot lately.  It certainly isn’t the same city I moved to five years ago. It’s bigger, it’s better and yes, it’s even a little cooler.  Earlier this week I wrote my Metro column about …

Taking a bite of the The Big Taste!

March 3, 2011

Let’s be honest, if we could afford to eat out every day, we all would. But we can’t and most of the time, we are relegated to eating Kraft Dinner and PG + J sandwiches. God I wish I was …

Mike ‘n Metro: Is Calgary’s downtown cool?

February 28, 2011

This week’s Metro column is about the newly revitalized downtown core.  For those who aren’t from around these parts, here’s a crash course: Calgary’s downtown core has always been a source of debate. For born and raised Calgarians, who don’t …

Calgary: Would you eat an Alley Burger?

January 30, 2011

It is usually a safe bet that I would never suggest eating burgers sold in a back alley in Calgary but yes, even I have to make exceptions when they only cost $5 and come from one of the hottest …

Snooki is coming! Mind out of gutter, please.

January 28, 2011

Do they make city wide condoms? Mansion has just announced that the one and only Snooki will hosting a party on February 18th! Yikes, I’ve actually never watched The Jersey Shore but yes, I’ve seen clips. And she looks like …

Mike ‘n Metro

November 22, 2010

It’s another cold day in Calgary, so why not warm up with my newest column in Metro. And no, I don’t mean lite it on fire. Sheesh. This week’s column, I try to break through Calgary’s secret high society and …

Pictures: Calgary men get naked for Cancer research!

November 6, 2010

Saturday was a sunny, beautiful and just a little chilly morning here in Calgary.  But I had no right to complain about the cold weather, not when there were over forty guys lined up on 9th avenue for the first …

Free Clothes for 30 naked guys? I’m in!

November 1, 2010

Have I ever told you how much I love free clothes?  I pretty much could devote an entire blog to the lengths I would go to get my hands on nice quality threads that aren’t covered in labels.   Well …