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Metro Vancouver History: Samuel Brighouse


Wednesday, April 8th, 2009 — 11:24am PDT
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Samuel Brighouse was one of the earliest settlers on Burrard Inlet (he was one of the Three Greenhorns) and in later years also had a farm on Lulu Island in Richmond.

CBC's Dragons' Den Auditions in Vancouver


Saturday, April 4th, 2009 — 2:47pm PDT
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On Friday afternoon I had the opportunity to sit in on the judge’s panel at the Vancouver auditions for the popular CBC series, Dragons’ Den. It was lovely to see the talented producers once again since I first met them when I did Test the Nation in Toronto as a part of Team Blogger in […]

Central City's IPA is CMRA's Best Beer in BC


Friday, April 3rd, 2009 — 2:30pm PDT
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Wednesday evening we headed to the local beer & wine shop with Keira so that she could collect the standard thank you for helping me move brews. They didn’t have a run-of-the-mill selection, mostly imports and micro-brews, however we did get a brief education about cask brewing and ending up picking up a pack of […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Minnekhada Regional Park


Tuesday, March 31st, 2009 — 11:00am PDT
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Our pal John Biehler has great ideas for photowalks, which are meetups where everyone bring a camera and takes photos of what they see along the way. He’s had the brilliant idea of getting away from the downtown core for these events and recently ventured out to Minnekhada Park a few times. After seeing his […]

Weekend to End Breast Cancer Fundraisers Today


Sunday, March 29th, 2009 — 10:41am PDT
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I interviewed Helen last month about her campaign to raise funds and participate in the Weekend to End Breast Cancer. Today, she’s holding a garage sale and everyone is invited to come and check it out. When: 9:00am – 4:00pm today, Sunday March 29, 2009 Where: 11427 Somerset Crescent, North Delta [Google Map] Info: There […]

Sport BC's Athlete of the Year Awards Recap by Richard Loat


Wednesday, March 25th, 2009 — 9:30am PDT
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Unfortunately, John and I were unable to use my passes last night so I asked someone to go in our place and write a recap post for my site. As a result Richard Loat (Canucks blogger, fellow Fan Zone blogger, and avid users of Twitter) attended the Sport BC Athlete of the Year Awards and […]