Archive for May, 2012

BC Children’s Hospital Miracle Weekend 2012


Thursday, May 31st, 2012 — 3:30pm PST
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The 25th annual BC Children’s Hospital Miracle Weekend takes place this Saturday and Sunday with live broadcasts on Global BC. It’s an event that is always on my calendar, sent to my inbox, and this year a very special reminder even arrived at my front door. Tune into Global BC from 7:00pm to 11:00pm on […]

Memphis Blues Barbecue House Surrey


Thursday, May 31st, 2012 — 9:59am PST
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Barbecue might not be the sort of cuisine you would expect to come out of Vancouver but the fact is, from Korea to Carolina, it is actually very well-represented in the city. One of the first places I heard of that prepared brisket and pulled pork in town years ago was Memphis Blues — which […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool


Thursday, May 31st, 2012 — 7:04am PST
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It’s almost June in Vancouver as we take alternate getting get doused with rain showers and soaked in sunshine. Dozens of photos have been shared with the Miss604 Flickr Pool this week, ranging from black and white exposures and street scenes to friends, food, and the aquarium’s new penguins. Here’s a small sample, enjoy! Photo […]

Food Talks Volume 1


Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 — 3:03pm PST
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Vancouverites love their food, whether it comes from a truck, in a cone, wrapped in seaweed, or photographed on a plate. Richard Wolak of Vancouver Foodster has recently launched Food Talks, a new series that will bring foodies, food lovers, chefs, authors, and others together to discuss — you guessed it — food in Vancouver. […]

City of Surrey ArtWalk App


Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 — 10:42am PST
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The City of Surrey, known previously as the City of Parks, is gaining recognition for a new feature — public art. Under SkyTrain lines, in parks, and around growing urban centres, you can discover Surrey’s public art pieces through their ArtWalk mobile application. Unfortunately once I turned off my location settings, the app set my […]

Father’s Day on Grouse with the Whitecaps


Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 — 9:59am PST
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The Whitecaps Foundation, the charitable arm of Vancouver Whitecaps FC, is hosting a special event at Grouse Mountain on Sunday, June 17, 2012 for Father’s Day. Photo credit: Jody Taylor & //puzzle on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool. The day will include lunch, soccer activities with Whitecaps FC players, Skyride views, and […]

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