Archive for September, 2013

Pacific Centre Construction Update

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This morning the very last white panel from the exterior of Pacific Centre was removed. The infamous white facade that wrapped around the building’s Howe, Robson, and Granville walls made it one of the most disliked structures in downtown Vancouver for decades. Once occupied by Eaton’s and then Sears, the exterior and interior renovations are […]

Megaphone Magazine Find Vendor App

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Vancouver’s Megaphone magazine has become the first street paper in the world to create and release a mobile phone application to make it easier to find and support a vendor. Published by the non-profit Street Corner Media Foundation, Megaphone helps homeless and low-income individuals earn their own income, allowing them to purchase and re-sell the […]

CAMRA BC South Fraser Branch

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There is a brand new CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) chapter sprouting up in Surrey that will incorporate Langley, Delta, Tsawwassen, White Rock, Landner and Richmond as well. “Drinking craft beer means you know what you’re putting into your body and it also tastes a lot better. Through CAMRA South Fraser I hope to educate […]

Stanley Park Ghost Train For Halloween

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Though the weather is currently reflecting late July temperatures, autumn is just around the corner and with it comes all the fun and excitement (and fright) of Halloween. This year the Stanley Park Ghost Train‘s theme, running October 11th until November 2nd, is “Monster Movie Mashup“: Stanley Park Ghost Train Mortal Coil Performance Society has […]

Music Therapy Ride 2013

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This Saturday you can join the 12th annual Music Therapy Ride from Richmond to Whistler to raise funds for community-based music therapy services in British Columbia. This charity motorcycle ride, escorted all the way by the Vancouver Police Department’s Motorcycle Drill Team, will set out from the River Rock Casino after breakfast and head right […]