Local Stuff

Any posts that involve something local to Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Local Stuff
A brief history of IRC in Calgary

A brief history of IRC in Calgary

IRC in Calgary IRC stands for Internet Relay Chat. It has existed for a quite a while (since 1988), but really hit it's stride in the mid-to-late 90s. What is it? Think: servers and chat rooms. You join a server, and on that server you could join multiple chat rooms/channels.…
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Granary Road is now open!

Granary Road is now open!

Granary Road Just south of Calgary is a new attraction that just opened up to the public, and if you have kids, you're going to want to take them there. Granary Road is a large theme park slash educational exhibit. Plus there is going to be a farmers market and…
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Fishing in Alberta: Winchell Lake

Fishing in Alberta: Winchell Lake

Fishing at Winchell Lake So the warnings online from people that you need to wear rubber boots at Winchell Lake? Yeah they're legit. If you're a smart guy like me and risk going in runners, enjoy your wet socks all day. Winchell Lake was some great fishing, but it's surrounded…