Archive for May, 2012

Summer Playland Festival Concerts 2012

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Summer Playland Festival (“SPF”) is a three-day teen music festival happening July 6th to July 8th at Playland. The lineup has just been announced and it includes Marianas Trench, OneRepublic, Joe Jonas, Cobra Starship, Hot Chelle Rae, Dragonette, Dirty Radio, Carly Rae Jepsen and more. The shows will be split between the Park Stage, located […]

New BC Lions Jersey Launch

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Fans are encouraged to come down to BC Place on Wednesday morning for the unveiling of the new BC Lions jerseys. Our Grey Cup champions will be on hand to model the new looks and sign autographs for fans who purchase their own on the spot. When: Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 8:00am Where: Enter […]

West End Traffic Circle Gardens

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Lying between bustling downtown business hubs and Stanley Park, Vancouver’s West End is a very special neighbourhood. It’s a place where birds sing and heritage houses become museums, community facilities, and B&Bs. Cherry blossoms line the streets in early spring, tulips pop out in late April, and a lush green canopy hangs over roadways throughout […]

Vancouver History: Grant McConachie

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If you’ve ever driven to or from Vancouver International Airport (“YVR”) then you have traveled along Grant McConachie Way. This road on Sea Island was named after bush pilot Grant McConachie, a man who Chuck Davis referred to as “a genuine Canadian hero”. From the BC Aviation Hall of Fame, excerpted from Peter Piggott’s book […]

Public Salon May 2012: Win Tickets

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The next Public Salon in Vancouver will be taking place May 16th as experts, thinkers, innovators, and leaders of their field are invited to the stage at the Vancouver Playhouse. They will each get a few minutes to share a piece of their world with an audience and present on a variety of topics. Speakers […]