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Social Media Spotlight: Teddy Bear Tonkey Dog from Edmonton is Newest Internet Sensation

Linda Hoang - August 4, 2015
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Social Media Spotlight: Teddy Bear Tonkey Dog from Edmonton is Newest Internet Sensation by Linda Hoang She’s quite paws-ibly Edmonton’s most famous dog. Tonkey, a four-month old bearcoat shar pei puppy, has shot to stardom after Instagram photos and video of the pup were posted on popular online image sharing site Imgur. The Internet fell in love with Tonkey’s squishy face, rolls, and teddy bear-like appearance. …

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Social Media Notes (#78) – Links for the Week of July 27 – August 2

Linda Hoang - August 3, 2015
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Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& tech) news. Come by each week for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week! Snapchat is reportedly on track to generate $50 million in revenue this year. Clever Snapchat. There was a lot of posts about the horrible lion killer …

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Recap: ‘Cut Like a Chef’ Knife Skills Class at Knifewear Edmonton

Linda Hoang - August 1, 2015
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My birthday recently came and went (sad faces that it’s over now :() and I got to do so many different festivities! I believe it’s very important to celebrate your birth – really, to celebrate all life milestones. In the last few years I’ve gotten into the habit of celebrating a birthday week – filling the week with various activities! This year for my birthday …

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Edmonton Tourism – You Think You Know Edmonton? (Food Trucks!)

Linda Hoang - July 31, 2015
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This summer I had the pleasure of working with Edmonton Tourism on their “You Think You Know Edmonton?” video/commercial series. When I went to What the Truck (food truck festival) at Northlands Park in early July, I was filmed sharing some of the things I love about food trucks (and What the Truck) in the city. In love with Edmonton! 😍 Great weather, atmosphere, and …

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Social Media Notes (#77) – Links for the Week of July 20 – 26

Linda Hoang - July 27, 2015
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Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& tech) news. Come by each week for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week! How a-meowzing! The New York Museum of the Moving Image will open an exhibit dedicated to the history of Internet cats! Can’t wait! Planning underway for …

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Recap: A Taste of Edmonton 2015

Linda Hoang - July 24, 2015
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I wasn’t planning on doing a recap of Taste of Edmonton this year. I generally have a good time and few complaints, and the summer festival season is so busy that I tend to miss the opportunity to write it in a timely fashion. This year though, there’s been so much discussion about the event that I did want to put my thoughts out there. …

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Recap: The 124 Grand Market & Taste Alberta’s #GrandTasteTour

Linda Hoang - July 22, 2015
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Earlier this month I had the pleasure of attending the 2015 Grand Taste Tour put on by Taste Alberta and the 124 Grand Market team. The Grand Taste Tour is an interactive, educational farm tour experience that celebrates and promotes local food grown and raised in central Alberta. A big aspect of the Grand Taste Tour is educating consumers on where their food comes from …

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Social Media Notes (#76) – Links for the Week of July 13 – 19

Linda Hoang - July 20, 2015
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Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& tech) news. Come by each week for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week! Pretty big Instagram desktop update. You can now search people, places, and hashtags on the web version of Instagram! I was surprised last week when I …

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Giveaway: Show Me Your #MenchiesMyWay + Win a Menchie’s VIP Summer Pass!

Linda Hoang - July 20, 2015
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One of my favourite things to eat in the summer is froyo! This summer, I’ll be satisfying all of my frozen yogurt cravings with Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt and I’m hoping you’ll do the same! I’m excited to team up with Menchies to give away a Menchie’s VIP Summer Pass! This includes coupons for 7 free cups of Menchies frozen yogurt! Now this giveaway is a …

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Recap: The Lion King Musical in Edmonton!

Linda Hoang - July 19, 2015
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This week Mike and I went to see the world’s #1 musical!! The Lion King is in Edmonton July 14-August 9 at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium and if you don’t have tickets yet – please, go get some. No really. What an amazing show!! Watching The Lion King was a rollercoaster of nostalgic emotion. Growing up, my dad would buy VHSs for all Disney …

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