Archive for August, 2011

Beerlesque at the Roundhouse Community Centre

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Where can you find sassy sword swallowers, titillating tassels and some of the region’s best local brews? The answer is Beerlesque at the Roundhouse Community Centre in Yaletown. Their annual fundraiser next Friday will showcase some of Vancouver’s most talented performers along with craft beer and the city’s favourite food cart creations. They’re calling it […]

Sade Live in Vancouver, Win Front Row Tickets

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Sade is bringing her soulful soft rock to Vancouver this Saturday with a concert at Rogers Arena on Saturday. A hit in the 80’s with Smooth Operator this UK group (fronted by Sade Adu) has had staying power over the last two decades. Ordinary Love topped the charts in the 90’s and in 2002 they […]

Brentwood Town Centre 50th Anniversary

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This weekend Brentwood Town Centre in Burnaby will be celebrating its 50th anniversary. There’s quite a bit of history at Brentwood, which has grown from an open-air mall to a major shopping centre with SkyTrain station access over the years. Opening day. Photo courtesy of Brentwood Town Centre Brentwood Shopping Centre opened in August of […]

SNAP: Surrey’s Natural Areas Partnership

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Photo courtesy of SNAP I recently found out about Surrey’s Natural Areas Partnership (“SNAP”) thanks to a reader email and it reminded me of some of the initiatives I’ve seen from the Stanley Park Ecology Society over the years. Little did I know that SNAP has been around since 2001, “to promote the stewardship of […]

BC Travel Tuesday: Week 11 April Point

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For those of you who paid attention to this spring’s “BC Travel Tuesday” series, you may have noticed that I said we have 12 weeks of local travel giveaways… then we stopped at 10. The good news is that your math was right, we were missing two weeks and we’re ready to make up for […]