10 AWESOME REASONS YOU’RE GOING TO LOVE GOGABO KIDS OTTAWA

10 AWESOME REASONS YOU’RE GOING TO LOVE GOGABO KIDS There’s a new kid on the block and I have a feeling that both parents and kids, young and old, are going to absolutely love it! GOGABO KIDS just launched! An online platform and marketplace for people to list, discover and create amazing activities for kids……

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OPEN LETTER TO PR COMPANIES: PAY AND RESPECT BLOGGERS

AN OPEN TO LETTER TO BRANDS AND PR COMPANIES: PAY AND RESPECT BLOGGERS AND INFLUENCERS Dear Brands or PR Companies that represent you, Before I start this open letter, I want you know that it is with great pain that I write these words as for many years, I have tried my best to keep…

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SMARTBUYGLASSES: BUYING GLASSES IS EASY AS 1-2-3 (AND THEY SHIP WORLDWIDE!)

I don’t think I’ve ever been this excited about buying glasses until my recent experience with SmartBuyGlasses. I’ve been buying and using eye glasses, mainly sunglasses, for many, many years and I’ve tried anywhere from big box optical shops to mall optical stores, from fancy boutiques to duty free shops at international airports. You name…

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COME #SUPPORTPRINCESSMARGARET + ORDER THE PRINCESS MARGARET FOUNDATION WELCOME HOME SWEEPTAKES

Many years ago when I first came to Canada, the concept of cottages fascinated me. We didn’t really have one of those back home as we live in an archipelago which means everyone literally lives in an island big or small and so we did. We lived in a island where the beach was close…

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SCHMOOZEFEST 2015: BE A #UWHERO – MIX, MINGLE, CHANGE LIVES

Making a difference in the community is such an important part of why we do what we do here at Twenty York Street. We always strive for #realchange and #realprogress and we do anything and everything we can to make our own contribution to making our society better. So when United Way asked me to…

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CELEBRATE LE CHATEAU ST. LAURENT’S GRAND OPENING EVENT WITH TOP BLOGGER MARILOU MOLES

First of all, I want to take this moment to THANK YOU ALL for your continued love and support. Over the many years since we’ve published our very first blog post, we’ve grown into one of the city and the country’s most recognized and well respected blogs! Secondly, I wish you all had a great…

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#GoSensGo: WIN TICKETS TO THE OTTAWA SENATORS HOME OPENER AND JOIN #CTHockeyTruck! #TMLTalk

I have to admit… I wasn’t a HUGE FAN of Hockey. In fact, I wasn’t a big fan of any sports that involved cold and ice hence, I always preferred Summer Olympics over the Winter one. Since hockey is all about the puck on the ice, it wasn’t my first choice and neither was the…

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MORE THAN A HAIRCUT: OPERA LYRA’S THE BARBER OF SEVILLE DELIGHTS FANS

Figaro… FIGARO… FIGAROOOOOO! Whether you’ve been a long time lover of the opera or the only opera reference you recognize is from Looney Tunes, you’ll be hard pressed to miss the very familiar overture of Rossini’s The Barber of Seville. If your version of that world famous opera is the cartoon, Rabbit of Seville, which…

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CALL FOR CHANGE: WE DAY CHALLENGE WITH TELUS, MTV CANADA AND FRANCESCO YATES

“I believe the CHILDREN ARE OUR FUTURE. Teach them well and let them lead the way. Show them all the beauty they possess inside… Give them a sense of pride.” A legend once sang that (Whitney Houston, 1984). It rings true then and it still rings true now. Do you believe that the children are…

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3 IMPORTANT PR LESSONS LEARNED FROM UOPRA’s CONNECT 2 SUCCESS CONFERENCE

This year’s University of Ottawa’s Public Relations Association (UOPRA)’s annual student conference Connect 2 Success hosted PR professionals from a variety of fields like fashion, politics, charities; two of which were our lovable Marilou Moles, Founder of Twenty York Street and Skyfall Blue CEO Fadi Ghaby, who spoke on the panel on real world insight…

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