Archive for January, 2013

Use Siri to Find Vancouver Sports Info

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The other night I was randomly barking commands at Siri on my iPhone 4S when I landed on the phrase: “Show me bears”. Instead of pulling up a search window and finding an image of a bear, Siri showed me the current roster of the Chicago Bears football team. I tried something else: “Show me […]

Food Truck Fest at the Vancouver Farmers Market in February

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Despite the fog and rain, Vancouver Farmers Markets are still going strong this winter as they setup every Saturday outside Nat Bailey Stadium. For the month of February they’ll be trying something new by adding a Food Truck Festival – doubling their regular number of food trucks. Visitors are invited to vote on their favourite […]

Vancouver International Tequila Expo 2013

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The Vancouver International Tequila Expo returns for a second year this May and tickets have gone on sale today. Sponsored by First Majestic, Tourism Mexico, ProMexico, and the Consulate General of Mexico in Vancouver, the Vancouver International Tequila Expo will take place at the Vancouver Hyatt Regency Hotel on Friday, May 24, 2013 from 6:00pm […]

Chris Hadfield World Tour Photo Challenge

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The Canadian Space Agency is celebrating astronaut Chris Hadfield, commander of the International Space Station, with a world tour photo challenge. While Hadfield has been posting amazing images from his orbit of Earth, they are inviting young and old to submit photos for the chance to win some very unique prizes. How to Enter 1. […]

Vancouver Icons: Lions Gate Bridge Lions

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On this day in 1939, two lions created by sculptor Charles Marega were placed at the south entrance of the Lions Gate Bridge. They were the last commissioned work for this prominent yet struggling Vancouver artist. To quote my blog post on this day last year: “Over the years the lions have been a sign […]