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The Stones and Beer Bike Tour

August 5th, 2009 · 2 Comments · News

Update: It’s a happening again this weekend! September 13 – 4pm

My most excellent friend Ingrid in Montreal just notified me of one of the coolest things for cycling beer-lovers.

Stones and Beer Bike Tour

Stones and Beer Bike Tour

The Stones and Beer Bike Tour

Sunday August 16 – 4 pm

An exciting bike trip exploring local history, architecture, secret spots and building stones.

The tour starts with ancient fossils at the Redpath Museum, travels along Sherbrooke street west to the Sulpician’s reflecting pool at the Grand Seminaire, heads up the old Indian trail on Côte Ste. Antoine road that leads to Leonard Cohen’s boyhood home, glides downhill through the Glen to McAuslan Brewery for a tasting of 5 different micro-brews, and finishes with the ghosts of Griffintown.

Price: $25 regular or $15 for students /seniors

Includes the popular booklet What Building Stones Tell and beer tasting at the McAuslan Brewery with fresh market bread, fruit and cheese.

Reservations: 514-398-4094 or email: ingrid.birker@mcgill.ca. Limited to 20 participants.

Seriously, this is super-special.

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I Have a Dream

February 27th, 2009 · No Comments · Destination Marketing

Social Media MarketingCould it really be true that only a year has passed?  It seems like it was all a dream.  Let me tell you about it.

I once dreamed that I’d be harnessing the web for Business Intelligence and Brand Marketing.  You see, in this fantasy, I was building a Mythological Brand.  Much like a Priest, my Mission-in-Life would be to Spread the Word about The Brand.  Mobilizing my Army of Disciples, we would march forth with Our Message.  Because We Believe that it is only through Our Brand, that Self-Actualization can be achieved.

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Some DMO’s have all the fun

November 7th, 2008 · 3 Comments · Destination Marketing

My semi-serious jokes about ORDA and the Gay Olympics are not appreciated by the local tourism demi-gods.  Too bad, cuz I think it would be fun(ny).  (Possibly NSFW)

I’ve always believed that Montreal is a feeder-market that has been poorly developed by tourism promoters in the North Country.  Last time we talked about “alternative” market niches, an unnamed county legislator almost had a stroke. Maybe when I get an official Adirondack video camera, I can make some fun commercials too.

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