Archive for July, 2008

Jamaican Festival 2008 in Surrey


Thursday, July 31st, 2008 — 8:13am PST
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Just in time for the sun to return there will be many events heating up Metro Vancouver this weekend. If you’re not downtown for the Pride Parade on Sunday (kicking off at noon and running all along Robson, down Denman, and up Beach over to Sunset Beach) then there is another festival happening at Holland […]

Spinning Sexy Survey Stories


Thursday, July 31st, 2008 — 12:47am PST
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For the record according to Miss604.com readers, 58% would like to see beaches go smoke free, 90% would have preferred a free Slurpee over an iPhone on July 7th, 40% care very much about the fate of the Hollow Tree in Stanley Park and 91% agree that the responsibility for vicious dogs lies solely on […]

Vancouver History: Lord Roberts School


Wednesday, July 30th, 2008 — 7:37am PST
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During Blogathon I took on the “A-Z” of Metro Vancouver and for some of my entries I shared random history tidbits ie. “Y” for Yasutaro Yamaga and “P” is for Pender. I still needed an “L” and I found inspiration close to home. Strolling around the neighbourhood the other day I noticed there’s history all […]

Tuesday Morning Link Fest: Blogathon Recovery and Video Edition


Tuesday, July 29th, 2008 — 8:18am PST
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I didn’t blog at all yesterday as I was recovering from the very successful Blogathon Vancouver 2008. My estimates so far are telling me that between the 12 of us we raised over $10,000 for charity. Update: As of last night Duane and I raised a total of $7,992.50 for the UGM. To say that […]

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: Matthew Good Demo Screening Auction


Sunday, July 27th, 2008 — 11:00am PST
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I was having a hard time trying to find a prize or a little bonus that I could offer up to those who have pledged or donated but it wasn’t until I published “M” is for Matthew Good that I got more than anyone could ask. Photo credit: Duane Storey on Flickr To go out […]

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: The Home Stretch


Sunday, July 27th, 2008 — 10:38am PST
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For the last few weeks I have been trying to organize a way for Vancouver bloggers to stay up late and raise money for the charity of their choice. Using the Blogathon model, with the lack of their technology, we pieced together this effort and I think that everyone involved has done an amazing job. […]

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