Archive for June, 2012

BC Sports Hall of Fame & Vancouver Canadians: First Pitch & Ticket Giveaway

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The BC Sports Hall of Fame is teaming up with the Vancouver Canadians once again this summer to honor the past and inspire the future. Vancouver has quite a history in baseball and I’ve only ever touched a bit on it myself, recently doing a feature on the old Athletic Park. 2011 Induction Ceremony. Photo […]

Carrotmob the Cascade Room Today

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Today is Carrotmob Day in Vancouver where you can purchase lunch at the Cascade Room and 100% of sales will be used to green their operations. This is actually the culmination of a longer campaign that began with finding a participating business in the area and having a public vote. In May, over 300 Mount […]

Vancouver Art Deco Walking Tour

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The Vancouver Heritage Foundation hosts a variety of interesting and unique walking tours with guides John Atkin and Maurice Guibord. One upcoming walk that caught my eye is the Art Deco Tour happening July 13th, 2012. Photo credit: PiscesDreamer & PiscesDreamer on Flickr With its origins in 1920s Paris, the Art Deco style is best […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Concerts

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It was June 27, 1957 that radio DJ Red Robinson hosted Vancouver’s first rock and roll concert at the Kerrisdale Arena. 6,000 screaming fans welcomed Bill Haley and the Comets to town and according to the Vancouver Sun article the next day, the show was “the ultimate in musical depravity.”1 In honor of this musical […]

Taste Victoria 2012: Win a Getaway

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Taste: Victoria’s Festival of Food and Wine returns for the fourth year, July 19th to 22nd, to showcase the best and freshest culinary creations in BC. There are four focused event categories for events that include: Land, Ocean, Cuisine, and Wine. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr The Main Event takes place Thursday, July 19, […]