Keeping up with the Cuthberts

Jonny’s note: Jenn Prosser, both a student and active community member, is the newest contributor to Lethbian Love.

Lethbridge is a mash up of students and townies. It’s a little like “The Outsiders,” only less hair grease and more church (and I have yet to meet Pony Boy). Students, who make up 12% of the population, are gently tolerated by the rest of city and exist in their own little worlds. Shy and retiring, they live in small clumps, preferring to breed amongst each other. Although they don’t avoid interaction with the “townies,” they do have an annoying habit of assuming everyone under the age of 25 is one of their own.

Berkeley Place, residence buildings and most low-income housing heave with this segment of the Lethbridge population. Rarely venturing outside their invisible boundaries, they prefer to find sustenance in the form of $5 pizzas and Duke wings, and take for granted the endless opportunity for activity at their fingertips.

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Sunday shots

So what if it’s Tuesday! A man’s gotta sleep through a day or two once in a while.

On Sunday, Jenn and I went for a walk downtown. The weather was beautiful and she insisted I bring my camera.

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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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What do you love about Lethbridge?

Yesterday, I implored my friends on Twitter and Facebook to answer this question. Here are some of the responses I received: Kim: I loved the the people, the scenery!!!, the college, the nightlife, the shopping, the warmth.   Karla: the city being surrounded by nature! Coulies! It being small enough to initiate some sort of …

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TacoTime: A Lethbridge first

Yes, it may come as a surprise to many of you that Lethbridge was the location for Canada’s first TacoTime! Unfortunately, it came as a surprise to me today to find out that TacoTime is an also American brand. Regardless, in 1978 the first TacoTime was opened on Mayor Magrath Drive, in the location currently …

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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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