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

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Simply Great Coffee at Mac’s/Circle K

Simply Great Coffee at Mac’s/Circle K

Simply Great Coffee Coffee is life. From a single cup in the morning to 2 pots a day, wherever you fit in on the spectrum, you understand it's necessity. The coffee selection in Calgary is actually pretty decent these days, with a wide varieties of basic slow drip coffees to…
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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…
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Seen Killer Clowns in Calgary?

Seen Killer Clowns in Calgary?

Killer Clowns in Calgary Recently pictures and stories of 'killer clowns in Calgary' have been circulating the local social medias. Even though clowns aren't scary to most people, they can certainly be if seen standing in front of your house at 3 in the morning, or hiding in the bushes,…
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Touring Calgary breweries, again!

Touring Calgary breweries, again!

Touring Calgary Breweries .. again! Earlier this year I was invited by Calgary Brewery Tours to check out their new service .... touring Calgary breweries, and it was awesome. They've recently put together a new local tour and once again invited me to attend, you bet I said yes. Cleared…
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Pokestops in Calgary! Where are they?

Pokestops in Calgary! Where are they?

PokemonGO hits Canada! As you're probably aware, PokemonGO has been officially released in Canada on Android/iOS. Our previous blogpost is now pretty much useless, but, hope it helped! Now.. for some new info! Get Pikachu! Pokestops in Calgary! See Pokemon locations REAL TIME! Gym battling! How to extend the life of…