What’s a “Chinook”?

After mentioning the Chinook in my last post, I came to realize that outsiders might have no clue as to what the hell that is. Our city’s unofficial slogan is, “Get blown in Lethbridge!” For your consideration: Source: http://www.reddit.com/r/funny/comments/1mxrm6/friend_found_a_wrecking_ball/ At first, one might be led to believe that this young gentleman is impersonating Miley Cyrus’ …

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Lethbian Love’s guide to tobogganing

When our Chinook isn’t breathing her gentle 130 km/h winds in Southern Alberta, Old Man Winter takes over and loads upon us ice and snow. But who doesn’t like a good dump once in awhile? Now, let’s toboggan! Step 1: Gear up on the cheap First things first, if you’re like me and can’t afford …

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Old Style Pilsner: The Pride of Lethbridge

In Lethbridge, when we’re not mining for coal or wrestling bears, we’re usually drinking an ice-cold Pil. First brewed in Lethbridge in 1926, Old Style Pilsner is a beer that has remained strong in Western Canada since its inception. Being half Czech, beer has played an important part of my life. In fact, it’s the …

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Hello Lethbridge!

Welcome to Lethbian Love, a blog that covers the events, lifestyle and culture of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. And whatever else I find interesting. I started this blog because, for all intents and purposes, I have lived in Lethbridge my entire life. While this place isn’t anything special, and sometimes it’s downright boring (gaining it the …

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Nishikaze 2014

Dear fellow Otaku, It has come to my attention that Nishikaze, meaning "west wind," is once again upon us. Yes, Lethbridge's very own anime and Japanese culture con is happening on Saturday, June 28 at the University of Lethbridge. Expect nosebleeds this time, because there will be a maid café! Not to mention a cosplay competition…I'm betting on …

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Say “aloha” to this food truck

I heard rumour of a food truck traversing the streets of Lethbridge, but didn't think twice about it until I saw this tweet from from @Masson23: Keep on the lookout for Hawaiian Treat's truck, and if you eat there make sure to take some photos or tell us about it in the comments! Hawaiian Treats: Facebook …

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Close Encounters of the Lethbian Kind

Editors note: the following is a guest article from Carli Kogler, who once gave us tips on dealing with an alien apocolypse. She's back and delves further into the paranormal. A quick ol' fashioned Google search will provide you with loads of material concerning ghostly happenings and other paranormal events within the confines of our …

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How many rabbits on a Pilsner label?

For all Molson claims to have maintained the integrity of the Old Style Pilsner label, there's that one nagging question that comes to every drunkard's mind: how many rabbits on a Pilsner label? You see three at first, then have another beer and see four. Then they change the label, get hate, only to change it back …

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Doing hard time for a good cause

Sometimes, being on the wrong side of the law can feel so good, like that time I crossed the street when the hand was flashing orange. The exhiliration! This year I am volunteering with the Canadian Cancer Society for their annual Jail-N-Bail campaign! Jail-N-Bail involves mock arrests of willing and fun-loving participants who are taken to a …

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Lethbridge in spotlight: Craig Ferguson on growing for Lethbridge

He's the host of CBS' The Late Late Show and he's literally coming to Lethbridge. Our little city is getting a mention, along with a few chuckles on air: httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BB42z2lUpgM Just For Laughs is thrilled to announce that Scottish comedian and festival favorite Craig Ferguson will be hitting select Canadian cities this fall with his witty and hilarious stand up performance …

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Sugoi! Japan Film Festival comes to The Movie Mill

Now that Word on the Street and Arts Days are finally over, here comes some real culture. The Consulate General of Japan in Calgary and the Japan Foundation present the 2013 JAPAN FILM FESTIVAL in Lethbridge, featuring 2 contemporary Japanese films at the Movie Mill on October 19th. Both shows are in Japanese with English …

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