Archive for January, 2013

Be Coconut Water and Bikram Yoga Giveaway

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Be Coconut Water has offered up a special contest with Miss604 to promote the all-natural refreshment that comes from coconut water. Some enjoy it on a hot day or add it as an ingredient when cooking, while others might chug it to power up after yoga. I know that ever since coconut water came into […]

Vancouver: Most Walkable City in Canada

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Vancouver has earned many distinctions and topped many lists, from having some of the best city beaches, being the most congested or most expensive to the most livable, and now it’s Canada’s Most Walkable. Vancouver walkability heat map. The popular website/service Walk Score ranked Canada’s cities and the list included: 1. Vancouver (Walk Score = […]

Roxy Vancouver Love Affair Contest

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The Roxy, in my opinion, is a right of passage in Vancouver. Watching upcoming bands compete in a radio station contest, spotting hockey players, and dancing to the house band like no one’s watching although 10 people are pressed against you because this song is just rockin’. Birthday parties, bachelor parties, a special event or […]

Vancouver Fog Photos

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Every few years Vancouver gets tucked into winter with a blanket of fog that drapes over the region leaving only the mountain peaks to bask in the sunshine. Back in 2009 I put together a collection of fog photos and given the pea soup streak we’ve had recently, it’s time to compile another featuring photos […]

Port Mann Bridge Safety Plan: De-Icing, Coatings, Robotic Sweepers

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The new Port Mann Bridge hasn’t had the best track record during its first winter in operation. There are about 340 insurance claims filed since the December 19th snowstorm that include damage from a 40-car pile up and falling ice. Yesterday, the Ministry of Transportation revealed a three point plan to make the bridge safer […]