Archive for April, 2013

BC Mining Week 2013: iPad Mini Giveaway

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The Mining Association of BC is hosting BC Mining Week from April 28th to May 4th, celebrating the history and future one of the province’s largest industries through community events from Britannia Beach to Fort St. James. 1898: Pick and shovel mine near Ferguson. VPL# 70 & 1926: Miner sitting on a ‘locie’ towing ore […]

Vancouver Icons: Vancouver Rowing Club

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Walking into Stanley Park from Coal Harbour the Vancouver Rowing Club is the first structure you see, perched above the water between leafy trees that glow a fiery red in the fall and burst with blossoms in the spring. Photo credit: dons projects on Flickr The rowing club was formed in 1886 and the building […]

BMO Vancouver Marathon 2013

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The BMO Vancouver Marathon is fast-approaching this year as runners from the city and around the world take to the Seawall and the streets. With under 500 spots left space is quickly filling up for the marathon and associated races that include: Races FULL Ranked a Top 10 Destination Marathon by Forbes for its stunning […]

North Shore Night Market at The Shipyards

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You may be familiar with Richmond’s Night Markets and the Chinatown Night Market but there’s another open-air twilight shopping experience available just across the inlet. The North Shore Night Market will be opening for its third season on Thursday, May 9th 2013 and it is ramping up to be their biggest season yet. Photo credit: […]

Theatre Thursday: Boca del Lupo

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I am proud to once again be the Social Media Sponsor of the Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards (the Jessies) and as such, I will be featuring a local theatre company every Thursday. The Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards are an annual awards ceremony and party produced by the Jessie Richardson Theatre Award Society to celebrate and […]