Archive for July, 2010

Canada vs China Basketball at Rogers Arena

Saturday, July 31st, 2010 — 12:09pm PDT
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On August 10th the Canadian national basketball team with take on team China at Rogers Arena. The men’s and women’s basketball teams have engaged in international play in preparation for the FIBA World Championships later this summer. The women just finished a tour in BC versus Chile and Sweden. The men will take on team […]

Live Music Summer Recap & ShoreFest Rundown

Saturday, July 31st, 2010 — 11:31am PDT
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Going through our photos I realized that I haven’t yet posted about some of the concerts and live music I’ve experienced this month. Ryan Dahle at the Biltmore Familia and the Manvils played a showcase the other night celebrating Ryan Dahle‘s current album, Irrational Anthems. Dahle also produced the Manvils’ latest album. It was great […]

On the Water for a Tulalip Bay Tour

Friday, July 30th, 2010 — 1:15pm PDT
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During my stay at Tulalip Resort my group was shuttled over to the Port of Everett where we boarded the Hat Island Ferry for a tour around Tulalip Bay. View Larger Map When you’re driving down the I-5 toward Seattle, the Port of Everett would be on your left. It looks rather industrial and is […]

Coquitlam Centre Free Drive-In Movies 2010

Friday, July 30th, 2010 — 11:40am PDT
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Free outdoor movies are a smash hit in Metro Vancouver this summer in Stanley Park, in Burnaby, at Nat Bailey, at Holland Park in Surrey, and in Yaletown. Now, they’re coming to Coquitlam Centre with a unique twist. Photo credit: Thomas Hawk on Flickr Summer drive-in movies will be presented every Wednesday in August in […]

Long Weekend Events, BC Day 2010

Thursday, July 29th, 2010 — 2:24pm PDT
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Somehow one of the busiest long weekends of the year as crept up on us and is ready to pounce. With blazing temperatures and lively festivals it’ll be one hot weekend for events. Photo credit: John Bollwitt Friday, July 30th Pride Week events Spirit of the Sea Festival in White Rock Canadian National BBQ Championships […]

Portable Charcoal Grill Giveaway

Thursday, July 29th, 2010 — 1:30pm PDT
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One scent that really means “summer” to me is that of a charcoal grill. On simmering August evenings my brother would be on our back patio sizzling perfectly marked steaks as my sister and I finished up our play time with the sprinkler on the lawn. We would spot puffs of smoke from other backyard […]