Bad Axe Throwing - Edmonton - Axe Throw
Passion de France - Alberta Avenue - Edmonton
Thor Litter Purina Tidy Cat
River Valley Adventure Company Edmonton Segway Tour
Pampa Brazilian Steakhouse Edmonton - Brunch

Social Media Notes (#113) – Links for the Week of April 26 – May 1

Linda Hoang - May 2, 2016
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Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& sometimes tech) news. Come back weekly for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week!  I’ve officially left my gig as social media specialist at NAIT and am now the new Digital Strategist at Edmonton communications/PR firm Calder Bateman! I’m excited for this new challenge, …

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Recap + Giveaway: Throwing axes at Bad Axe Throwing

Linda Hoang - April 28, 2016
Bad Axe Throwing - Edmonton - Axe Throw

Did you know indoor urban axe throwing is a thing? In my endless search of unique things to do in Edmonton, I found myself throwing axes for fun on a Thursday night earlier this month. I’d been hearing more about axe throwing as a mainstream sport recently – with the opening of Axe Hole Edmonton last fall. Now the company Bad Axe Throwing – which has locations across Canada – …

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Social Media Notes (#112) – Links for the Week of April 18 – 24

Linda Hoang - April 25, 2016
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Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& sometimes tech) news. Come back weekly for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week!  Some Snapchat news: Face Swap – which lets you swap ‘faces’ with a friend (or painting, or animal) – has proved to be one of Snapchat’s …

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Review: Passion de France

Linda Hoang - April 19, 2016
Passion de France - Alberta Avenue - Edmonton

One of the biggest factors that influence where I go to eat is – posts on social media! Ha, not surprising right? So many of my food adventures are dictated by what I see on Twitter and Instagram – photos of where people are eating, recommendations, chefs and restaurants sharing their dishes and behind-the-scenes. Twitter is where I discovered Passion de France – this cute little bakery …

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Social Media Notes (#111) – Links for the Week of April 11 – 17

Linda Hoang - April 18, 2016
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Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& sometimes tech) news. Come back weekly for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week!  Have you used Facebook’s new ‘Profile Expression Kit’ yet? It’s suppose to let users make silly, animated profile videos. That was a announcement from the Facebook …

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Purina Pet People: Tips for the Best Cat Litter Experience (+ Tidy Cats Giveaway!)

Linda Hoang - April 17, 2016
Thor Litter Purina Tidy Cat

My fur babies are a big, big part of my life. If you’re following me on social media, you’ve likely seen photos and videos of my two cats and two dogs – Thor (who just turned 5), Loki (3 years old), Olive (2 years old), and Artie (who is the newest to our family, and nearly 6 months old). Check out #OliveAndTheCats and #OliveandArtie for some cute posts! …

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Social Media Notes (#110) – Links for the Week of April 4 – 10

Linda Hoang - April 11, 2016
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Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& sometimes tech) news. Come back weekly for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week!  Twitter struck a big deal with the NFL this week – announcing it will stream Thursday night football games live on the social networking site. It’s free, …

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Recap: Segway Tour through Edmonton’s River Valley

Linda Hoang - April 10, 2016
River Valley Adventure Company Edmonton Segway Tour

Although I’ve lived in Edmonton my entire life (nearing 27 years now), and as much as I try to attend or partake in unique-to-Edmonton events and activities, there are still so many I’ve yet to do – and that’s something that really excites me. Something that’s been on my Explore Edmonton bucket list for awhile now is doing a segway tour through Edmonton’s River Valley! …

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Review: Brunch and Bacon Feast at Pampa Brazilian Steakhouse

Linda Hoang - April 6, 2016
Pampa Brazilian Steakhouse Edmonton - Brunch

Last weekend was all about the meat sweats at Pampa Brazilian Steak House! Pampa, located at 9929 109 Street downtown, recently launched their Bacon Feast promotion and invited me and some of food loving friends down to try their bacon specials. I also had the pleasure of trying Pampa’s Sunday brunch offerings! Read on for a recap of Bacon Feast + brunch, and enter to …

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Recap + Giveaway: ‘It’s All Included!’ Dinner at the Old Spaghetti Factory

Linda Hoang - April 5, 2016
Old Spaghetti Factory Downtown - Edmonton - Italian Pasta

A couple of weeks ago, I went to the Old Spaghetti Factory downtown (at 10220 103 Street) for my friend Brandi’s birthday! I’ve only been to the Old Spaghetti factory a handful of times over the years, and always at West Edmonton Mall so I was looking forward to checking out the downtown spot, which is on the same lovely strip as Sabor/Urbano/Bodega. The Old Spaghetti Factory actually …

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