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Linda Hoang is a 22-year-old, enthusiastic, goal-oriented, multi-platform, multimedia journalist and producer.

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Guide to Edmonton New Year’s Eve Events (2017)
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NYE list last updated: December 15, 2017 * Photos courtesy of Anthony P. Jones via City of Edmonton Photo Gallery * It’s that time of year! How are you celebrating New Year’s Eve in Edmonton? There’s a lot going on in the city, events for whatever mood you’re in or ta...
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DIY: Make Your Own Custom Christmas Beer Advent Calendar
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How many people follow an advent calendar in December? Chocolate advent calendars are great and all but nowadays you can choose from so many different kinds of advent calendars specific. There are wine advent calendars, tea advent calendars, coffee advent calendars, beauty product advent calendar...
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24 Days of Christmas Giveaways: Edmonton Food!
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I love Christmas!!I love Christmas lights and Christmas music, and I love picking out gifts for family and friends, and seeing their faces light up when they see what you’ve thoughtfully selected for them. I am all about that Christmas cheer, and this year, I’m excited to spread the s...
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Preview + Giveaway: The Edmonton Singing Christmas Tree (Dec 14-17, 2017)
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Christmas is just around the corner and you know what that means?! The return of the Edmonton Singing Christmas Tree! There are a lot of great, holiday events in our city each year – but the Edmonton Singing Christmas Tree has to be one of the most festive and fun! Imagine a stage decorated...
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Review: Bündok Edmonton
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I’ve been trying this thing lately, where if I visit a new(ish) restaurant, I want to try to visit at least twice before I put up a blog post about it. This way, it gives me a more well-rounded experience, it gives the restaurant a second chance (if they need it, to work out those new(ish) ...
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Review: Ávila Arepa – Venezuelan Kitchen
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On the weekend, Mike and I got a little taste of Venezuela at the new(ish) Ávila Arepa Urban Venezuelan Kitchen on Whyte Ave!  Ávila Arepa is a family-run restaurant located at 10760 82 Ave (Whyte) in Old Strathcona and specializes in dishes called ‘arepas,’ a popular and tr...
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How to Adult: 3 Investing Tips (ATB Financial)
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I had the pleasure of helping host ATB Financial’s first Edmonton financial literacy workshop this November! The workshop was called “How to Adult: Investing” and was a great primer on what investment is all about and how you can (and should) get started. The following thre...
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Review: Bodega Highlands (Spanish Brunch & Tapas)
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One of my favourite restaurants in the city is Bodega! It’s run by the same duo behind the wonderful SABOR seafood restaurant – Christian Mena and Lino Oliveira, so you’re guaranteed a great experience.  They have two Bodega locations: Bodega Tapas & Wine Bar downtown (10...
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Social Media Podcast: Don’t Call Me A Guru
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Photo Credit: @BriVideoGuy This November 2017, my good friend and fellow social media strategist / community manager Tyler Butler and I are celebrating our social media podcast’s one-year anniversary. Don’t Call Me A Guru is a podcast about social media strategy, from social media str...
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Preview + Giveaway: Family Feast at The Rec Room (Enter to win $150 Gift Card)
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When I tell Mike we’re going to The Rec Room, or I want to go to The Rec Room, his reaction is always: “Oh, I love The Rec Room!” We both do. Since opening its first location in South Common last year (2016), followed by its more recent West Edmonton Mall spot, The Rec Room...
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