The Hoser’s 104th Guide Part 1: The Essentials

Getting around the Big Smoke A taxi from the airport to downtown will be about $55 and by law is a flat rate.  Make sure you get it.  Groups of three or less can save some money by taking the UP Express train that leaves Pearson and goes directly downtown.  Staff will help you purchase the…

The Hoser’s Guide to the 104th Grey Cup

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  Canadian Christmas is back and with it, the 104th edition of the Hoser’s Guide to Grey Cup!  So grab a couple of beers ‘eh, we have lots to talk aboot! Introduction This guide will take you through every important watering hole the 104th Grey Cup in Toronto has…

711 Words About BMO Field

  I attended the Argos’ first regular season game at new BMO field on June 23rd, 2016 and here’s my rant. The Shipyard (A for effort, C+ for execution) This was the official (non-tailgate) pre-game party  It was virtually impossible to purchase beer from the bartenders whom ostensibly couldn’t handle making change.  Even more difficult was…

A Hoser’s Review of the 103rd Grey Cup

It took two solid weeks to recover from the 103rd Edition of the Grand National Drunk and longer still to put fingers to keyboard.  I’m late, so what?  Dock my pay! Thursday The first actions of the trip were to collect the rental car and purchase some rocket fuel for the weekend.  What did I see on…

I Survived the 103rd Grey Cup

Finally feeling normal again after a party weekend worthy of a Nation Lampoon’s movie.  Some time it was in River City this year!  I tip my mask to the Grey Cup Committee and festival organizers.  It was a very well run show from the minute I deplaned all the way to boarding the flight home. A…

The Hoser’s Guide to the 103rd Grey Cup

Canadian Christmas is back and with it, by popular demand, the 103rd edition of the Hoser’s Guide to Grey Cup!  So grab a beer ‘eh and settle in for this year’s lesson. Introduction By using this guide to chart a course across the frozen tundra of Winterpeg, Manisnowba, you will be taken through every important watering hole Grey Cup…

The Last Ever Football Game at SkyDome

I haven’t heard any mention of it but tonight’s Bombers v Argos tilt is likely the last ever football game that will be played at SkyDome (I’ll never accept Rogers Centre). The Argos will finish third, meaning no home playoff game. Next year’s Grey Cup (and all the ones after that in TO) will be…