Archive for the category "BC"

BC Craft Beer Month 2011


Thursday, October 27th, 2011 — 11:13am PDT
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October has almost come to an end and that means Craft Beer Month in BC is also wrapping up. I’m a bit late to the party on this post but there are still some great craft beer events happening around town that you might want to check out. October 28, 2011 – See Full Listings […]

Peak Performance Project 2011: Top 5


Wednesday, October 26th, 2011 — 4:25pm PDT
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The Peak Performance Project, for the development of new and emerging BC music artists, announced their Top 5 Artists for 2011 this afternoon. Narrowed down from a field of twenty finalists, the placement of the Top 3 will remain a mystery until the grand finale event in November. Top 3 (in alphabetical order) The Boom […]

The Chuck Davis History of Metropolitan Vancouver


Wednesday, October 26th, 2011 — 9:56am PDT
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Checking in on my favourite website this morning I saw a small announcement at the top of the page: “The Chuck Davis History of Metropolitan Vancouver goes to press! Chuck Davis’s final gift to the people of Greater Vancouver, his History of Metropolitan Vancouver, has been completed and will appear in bookstores November 15, 2011.” […]

Todd Hancock Talks Indie Night in Canada


Tuesday, October 25th, 2011 — 1:10pm PDT
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Host of CFOX’s afternoon show and Indie Night in Canada, Indie Music Director Todd Hancock has a lot of advice to give up-and-coming acts in BC. We had a coffee chat recently to talk about the program and the state of the scene for independent acts in Vancouver. Photo credit: Stephen Dyrgas on Flickr “I […]

Visiting Fairmont Hot Springs, BC


Friday, October 21st, 2011 — 11:45am PDT
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When I was a kid, growing up in Kelowna and Northern BC, my parents took our family on a lot of road trips. We went all over the place in the car camping, hoteling, etc. back in the days before iPads, Nintendo DS and seatback dvd players made road trips easier for us kids in […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool: Port Mann Bridge Photos


Tuesday, October 18th, 2011 — 3:00pm PDT
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Having just passed the half-way point in the construction of the Port Mann Bridge I thought I would showcase photos of the impressive 10-lane superstructure this week. The following is a collection of Port Mann Bridge photos (past and present) that have been contributed to the Miss604 Group on Flickr. I also received permission to […]