Archive for December, 2012

North Vancouver Penguin Plunge 2013

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An alternative to the 93rd annual Vancouver Polar Bear Swim is the Penguin Plunge in North Vancouver. Presented by Deep Cove Outdoor and Deep Cove Kayak & Canoe, this frosty affair takes place at Panorama Park in Deep Cove on New Year’s Day. To participate, register at Panorama Park on Tuesday, January 1, 2013 starting […]

Family New Year’s Eve Vancouver

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Vancouver has a modest selection of family-friendly options for New Year’s Eve so that you can celebrate the last day of 2012 with the kiddies. Photo credit: Brandur Coombs on Flickr Robson Square Ice Rink On New Year’s Eve the popular outdoor rink will host a family-friendly evening of entertainment, live music, and more. They […]

Contact Festival at BC Place Photos: Deadmau5, Nero, Lazy Rich, Alesso, Chris Lake

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12,000 people packed the floor of BC Place last night for CONTACT Festival — the largest electronic dance concert to hit Western Canada. With DJs Chris Lake and Alesso, Lazy Rich, Nero, and Deadmau5 Unhooked (sans his signature mau5 head). John Biehler was there to snap photos of all the multi-coloured glowstick action for Miss604. […]

Tim Hortons Gift Card Giveaway

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Adding to their savoury offerings, Tim Hortons has recently launched a new menu item for lunch. Fresh-made panini sandwiches are now being served up nationwide with five varieties available for $5.29 and the classic grilled cheese for $3.99. Tuscan Chicken: Seasoned white chicken strips, tomatoes, red onions and processed mozzarella cheese with a creamy sundried […]

What is 3D Printing?

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Guest contributor John Biehler shares some insights about 3d printing — one of the biggest technology stories to develop over the last year — and the local 3d604 group. You’ve probably heard about 3d printing recently in the news. Every week there seems to be another story or segment about it. But what actually is […]