How To Spend 24 Hours In Madrid

Andrea Traynor | Posted 10.07.2016 | Canada Travel
Andrea Traynor

While Madrid is a city in which you could easily spend a year and not see, do or eat everything, it's also an easily accessible stopover if you're just passing through. I managed to sneak in about 24 hours in Spain's capital city. And it's amazing how much one can accomplish in such a short time with an itinerary. Unless you're the aimless wandering type, a plan is key.

Pro-Mountain Biker Hans Rey Gives Back To The Community

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 09.12.2016 | Canada
Tiffany Leigh

Crankworx is considered "the Superbowl of mountain biking"; it appeals to adrenaline addicts and it "brings the mountain biking world together in a to...

Does Your Local Bar Have A Tinder Policy?

YWCA Toronto | Posted 04.28.2016 | Canada Impact
YWCA Toronto

This bar encourages women to alert bar staff if their dates make them feel unsafe or if they receive unwanted attention from other customers. The sign posted in the women's washroom reads: "Your safety and happiness is our highest priority." Not surprisingly, support for this policy has reverberated across the Atlantic.

Where To Drink The Best Craft Cocktails In Pittsburgh

Parmjit Parmar | Posted 02.08.2016 | Canada Travel
Parmjit Parmar

Craft cocktails are all the rage and mixology is alive and well throughout the country. Whether you prefer a simple cocktail (the type your parents might have enjoyed, like a gimlet) or something a bit hipper (from prohibition-styled cocktails to exotic mixes), Pittsburgh has it all.

Real Sports Ups its Game

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 09.30.2016 | Canada Living
Tiffany Leigh

Up until now, Real Sports Bar & Grill and the Toronto Blue Jays shared some uncanny qualities. Both are well known brands and ongoing support for these entities are due to hopes for a positive experience. But instead, we end up with subpar sentiments -- the former with drab & dismally made bar food and the latter with season after disappointing season.

BLOG: Perfect patios to enjoy Vancouver's spring sunshine

Yelp Canada | Posted 05.09.2015 | Canada
Yelp Canada

Revel in the glorious sunshine and T-shirt weather with this collection of some of our favourite patios in Vancouver! Grab a cold one, pull up the weather report for the East coast, and enjoy that smug feeling, you lucky jerks...

What Your Mixed Drink Says About You

Rachel Bulatovich | Posted 04.30.2015 | Canada Living
Rachel Bulatovich

The cousin of the Skinny Bitch, this drink is for people worried about both their sugar and sodium intakes. You're either a young woman or a beefy guy with a chinstrap beard and faux-tattoo t-shirt. You've asked for the drink with extra lime because you want to distract yourself from the worst tasting water ever.

Embrace Your Inner Beer Geek at These Calgary Bars

Yelp Canada | Posted 03.13.2015 | Canada Living
Yelp Canada

Calling all craft connoisseurs! Calgary has been making some sudsy strides into the beer scene: stouts, ales lagers - whichever barley pop you prefer, we've filtered out (or unfiltered, if you rather) the best spots to find the brew for you. Let's hop to it, shall we?

My Years as a Strip Club Coat Check Girl

Lisa Kozoriz | Posted 02.01.2015 | Canada Living
Lisa Kozoriz

I rang up my girlfriend who was bartending at a strip bar, admitted hella nervous with the prospect of working at a strip bar but I lacked the motivation to pound the pavement with my thin resume. The only opening her place had was a coat check girl.

Why Do Breasts Always Have to Sell Beer?

Chris Schryer | Posted 01.30.2013 | Canada Living
Chris Schryer

Using women's bodies to sell alcohol is probably the thing I hate most about the broader beer culture in the western world. Possibly it's because I have a daughter now, and I'm thinking about my actions as a man, particularly relating to how they relate to girls and young women who are growing up in a messed up world.

Vancouver Nightlife For 30-Somethings

Heather Magee | Posted 01.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Heather Magee

The biggest complaint I hear from my 30-something friends is that they just want to go some place where they can dance, order from a proper wine and cocktail list (sans Jager shots) and be surrounded by people in our demographic. A seemingly tall order these days, but if you're looking for a good night out in Vancouver I recommend the following...

Welcome To Vancouver: 'More Fun City'

Nikolas Badminton | Posted 12.13.2012 | Canada British Columbia
Nikolas Badminton

I'm bored in hearing the 'No Fun City' moniker. In fact I think that Vancouver is 'More Fun City' and so do many people here. I guess it's a question of working out what is fun for each of us and address this opinion. My friends and I find this city to be a lot of fun so let's look at the evidence.

Why Saskatchewan Will Never Be a Strip Club Kind of Town

Ross Macnab | Posted 11.26.2012 | Canada Politics
Ross Macnab

Strip clubs aren't illegal here. You just can't sell liquor at them. Without booze, strip clubs just aren't viable. Apparently, guys need to drink while strippers perform. It gives them something to do with their hands, I guess. So, we don't have strip clubs. No, I don't think it is backwardness or puritanism that keeps Saskatchewan a peeler-free zone. No politician wants to be "The Guy who Brought Strip Clubs to the Province." Though long gone,Tommy Douglas peers over the shoulder of every public figure here, and you can imagine what the Baptist minister thought of strip bars.