Irene Seto

Irene Seto

They say that good things come in small packages and Irene is no exception. What she lacks in stature, she more than makes up for in personality and laughter. A born-and-bred Calgarian, this Western girl takes the adage of “work hard, play hard” to heart, always on-the-go and finding the most awesome stories to share with C.I.A. readers. As Managing Editor, she acts as a jill-of-all-trades juggling a variety of responsibilities including writing, editing, social media and more. In her (little) spare time, you can find Irene stocking up on more shoes for her closet, enjoying a pint (or two) with friends and cycling around on her love, Minty the bicycle. If you give her mini donuts or kettle corn, she will be your friend for life.

Recent Posts by Irene Seto

Keeping bees with the Karo Group

  Most companies love to take part in fun and interesting charitable activities like United Way, Corporate Challenge and the like. But at Karo Group they do things a little differently and get buzzing about bees. Yes, you read that correctly, bees. For the last ten years, local creative agency Karo Group has been keeping Continue Reading »

Written on April 13, 2014



3 things to look forward to at the new and improved Coup

The Coup has been a staple on 17th Avenue for almost a decade. As one of the few places in town focused on vegan and vegetarian options, foodies from all over the city have flocked to this little restaurant specifically for their quality organic dishes. While still a popular destination, the restaurant has decided it Continue Reading »

Written on April 11, 2014



Twice the tastiness with the new Double Zero Chinook

Double Zero opened its doors in the CORE during the height of the pizza love affair back in 2011. It quickly became a downtown favourite for after work happy hours and its innovative pizzas won new fans over with its interesting use of ingredients and flavours. Now the pizzeria has expanded their reach with its Continue Reading »

Written on April 7, 2014



What’s in a name: Bar C wants you to name its drink

  Are you drawn to a cocktail because of the ingredients, the skill of the bartender or the clever name it has? Perhaps it’s a combination of all three. At local 17th Avenue eatery Bar C, there is one drink that almost fits the mark – except for its name that is. For the past Continue Reading »

Written on April 4, 2014



Youth poet makes a “A call for wilderness”

Kids just say the darndest things and in the case of Fatima Bata, they can say the most amazing things as well! The 12-year-old is a spoken word youth poet and recently gave a performance at the Calgary Zoo as part of TedxCalgary. She makes an impassioned call for valuing and protecting the environment and Continue Reading »

Written on March 28, 2014



6 cool shops to visit in Inglewood

So much has changed in Inglewood over the last few months that we wanted to share some of our favourite places to visit – from hidden gems to new releases, there’s a lot in and around 9th Avenue to wander and enjoy. 1) Phoenix Comics 1325 9 Ave SE Phoenix Comics is so much more than Continue Reading »

Written on March 25, 2014



In Focus: Early morning downtown

  “A friend and I were walking downtown at 6am on a Saturday. I’ve always loved the stillness of downtown in the early mornings. We crossed over 9th Avenue and both of of us stopped dead in the middle of the street and stared at the sky for a few minutes. There something amazing about a burning sky Continue Reading »

Written on March 23, 2014



Blog Your Dog: Rusty

Name: Rusty Age: 8 History: I was a gift from a beloved Auntie! Breed: Contrary to popular belief, I’m not a Chihuahua, I’m a Miniature Pinscher! My Favourite Things: Squirrels, blankets, going for a ride in the car and cheese. What I dislike: Going outside on cold days and the vacuum cleaner. Oddball quality: I Continue Reading »

Written on March 22, 2014



Get your line dance on, Cadillac Ranch-style

People come from near and far to live in our awesome city. And a rite of passage for all new Calgarians is to take part in their very first Calgary Stampede.  When one of my friends first moved here to Calgary, he was so excited to take in all the Stampede festivities. He gussied up Continue Reading »

Written on March 18, 2014



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