Archive for September, 2011

New Westminster Baseball Rallies for Justin Morneau

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New Westminster Little League Baseball asked me to help spread the word about an event they’re hosting tomorrow. Photo: Keith Allison on Flickr Their hometown baseball hero Justin Morneau, of the Minnesota Twins, is recovering from a recent round of surgeries and they’d like to send him some support. They’ve invited all baseball fans, little […]

Vancouver Haunted Trolley Tours 2011: Discount & Giveaway

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The Vancouver Trolley Company and the Vancouver Police Museum have teamed up to present this year’s series of Haunted Halloween Trolley Tours. A tour guide will share spirited tales as you cross town to visit the Mountain View Cemetery graveyard, the autopsy room at the Vancouver Police Museum, and more mysterious locations during this 2.5 […]

BC Place Photos: From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

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BC Place will open its roof for the BC Lions tonight as thousands of spectators enjoy the newly renovated stadium. I’ve been tracking the progress since the dome deflated in May of 2010 and following along whenever the public notices a new addition or more recently, the stadium’s impressive light show. The following images were […]

October 2011 Events in Metro Vancouver

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Like a switch, the weather can turn from sparkling sunshine to soaking and soggy. Fall is here and with it comes a bundle of events to enjoy with your family whether it be out in a pumpkin patch or in a dark and scary amusement park. Photo credit: BC Business Hub on Flickr, from the […]

Thanksgiving Activities 2011 Metro Vancouver & Fraser Valley

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Thanksgiving is one of my favourite holidays. Our family would gather at my Oma’s house and while the windows steamed up and the aroma of roasted turkey filled each room, we’d head outside to rake leaves. The ample limbs of the lone one oak tree across the street provided enough fuel for the giant leaf […]

VIFF 2011: Everything & Everyone

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The Vancouver International Film Festival starts tomorrow with the opening gala screening and will run until October 14th. As a sponsor of the festival, I have the pleasure of co-presenting the world premiere of the film Everything & Everyone on October 12th. This charming and emotional drama from talented local director Tracy D. Smith was […]