Archive for May, 2010

Peak Performance Project 2010 Finalists


Monday, May 31st, 2010 — 6:32pm PST
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The Peak Performance Project is well into its second year and today they announced their Top 20 Finalists for 2010. The annual competition (that will go on until 2015) aims to seek out local music talent, mentor them, send them to bootcamp, showcase them in a special concert series, and have the public vote on […]

Lighthouse Park Photowalk


Monday, May 31st, 2010 — 2:10pm PST
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Yesterday I finally made it to Lighthouse Park in West Vancouver. I’ve profiled the park before and I’ve also done a history post about lighthouses in the region. However, this was the first time I took to the trails and saw the Point Atkinson Lighthouse for myself. Just hours before I was crossing the Brooklyn […]

Forum for Women Entrepreneurs: Ticket Giveaway


Monday, May 31st, 2010 — 11:10am PST
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The Forum for Women Entrepreneurs is a local social group dedicated to networking, mentorship, and educational programming for women in business. On Thursday June 3rd they will be hosting a special event that will celebrate 14 entrepreneurs in the “e-series” category. What The Entrepreneur Affair (previously known as the graduation event) When June 3, 2010 […]

The DebFit Method: Book Giveaway


Monday, May 31st, 2010 — 10:29am PST
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I have recently rekindled a love affair with books — books about Vancouver, history, cooking, and life. It could be the fact that I’m now a published author myself, but there’s always been something charming about the anticipation of flipping to the next page to be even more inspired, intrigued and educated. I was recently […]

Fate of the Olympic Countdown Clock


Monday, May 31st, 2010 — 9:32am PST
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The Olympic and Paralympic Countdown Clock in front of the Vancouver Art Gallery was a symbol of the Olympic Games for many. It ticked away the months, days, hours, minutes and seconds of anticipation for what became the largest global party this city has ever seen. Photo credit: Robert Scales on Flickr At first it […]

Vancouver to New York 2


Monday, May 31st, 2010 — 7:29am PST
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I’ve been to New York twice before but each time has been for no longer than 3 days. Months ago I booked a trip with Keira who has been planning her visit to the Big Apple since I met her, and even long before that. She had studied the MTA subway maps, memorized streets and […]

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