Archive for the category "BC"

Canucks Playoff Viewing Events

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The City of Vancouver has launched their plan for maintaining order during the Canucks’ Stanley Cup Playoff run this year. Last year we made headlines around the globe after a riot broke out downtown following a public viewing of the Stanley Cup final. To avoid getting remotely close to the same situation this year, the […]

Vancouver History: Francis Rattenbury

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If you live in Vancouver, chances are that you’ve passed a building designed by architect Francis Rattenbury. From Victoria and Nanaimo to Revelstoke and Jasper, several of Rattenbury’s houses, commercial buildings, and CPR-commissioned hotels still stand today. Photo credit: 1892: Roedde House This is arguably the first structure that Rattenbury built in Canada. It was […]

Georgia Straight Golden Plates 2012

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The Georgia Straight’s 15th annual Golden Plate Awards, celebrating the best in local dining, have been handed out for 2012. The people have voted in over 150 categories and winners are now listed in this week’s issue and online. Here are just a few of the honorable mentions: Best Restaurant Service Bishop’s (2183 West 4th) […]

Hello, Dolly! at the Massey Theatre

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Hello, Dolly! is taking to the stage at the Massey Theatre in New Westminster next month with a full orchestra, brilliant costumes, and fabulous music. Photo credit: David Cooper Photography for Royal City Musical Theatre Hello, Dolly! is the story of a turn-of-the-century widowed matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi, who after cunningly negotiating marriages for others […]

Canstruction Vancouver 2012

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Canstruction returns Monday, March 26th as teams create imaginative sculptures using nothing but canned goods. This event will be open to the public with the price of admission simply being a donation to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society. Photo credit: The Vancouver Guy on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool. Canstruction has […]

Terminal City Rollergirls Season Opener

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Roller derby leagues and teams always have the coolest names but no other rolls off the tongue like the Terminal City Rollergirls (“TCRG”). The host Vancouver’s derby scene since 2006, TCRG will be opening its 6th season on Friday, April 6, 2012. Photo credit: jubilo-haku on Flickr With over 60 members and 4 teams, Terminal […]