Archive for July, 2016

Kids Plaza at Carnaval del Sol

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The biggest Latin festival in the Pacific Northwest, Carnaval de Sol, is happening July 9th and 10th at Concord Pacific Place. This is a free, family-friendly event with live music, art, dance, sports, and poetry in celebration of Latin American Culture. Bringing together more than 350 artists from different Latin American countries, a big part […]

Burns Bog Fire

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On Sunday afternoon, smoke billowed from Burns Bog, a 3,500 hectare ombrotrophic peat bog in Delta. It could be seen from the Fraser Valley to the North Shore, with ash falling in Delta and Surrey, and many Vancouverites (myself included) woke in the wee hours of the morning due to an overwhelming wildfire smell Downtown. […]