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Rogers Santa Claus Parade 2008


Saturday, December 6th, 2008 — 6:50pm PST
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Tomorrow (December 7th) at 1:00pm the downtown core will be filled with floats, music, and a visit from the big guy himself during the Rogers Santa Claus Parade. Photo credit: w_yvr on Flickr There’s always quite the crowd (rain or shine) so you may want to stake out your spot a bit early. Photo credit: […]

Bear Creek Park Christmas Train


Thursday, December 4th, 2008 — 12:15pm PST
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In just two days the Bear Creek Park Christmas Train will ride again for this holiday season. From December 6th until January 4th you and the kiddies can ride this miniature railroad through the woods, in and out of tunnels, and around lighted paths and decorations. From Tourism Surrey’s “Top 12 Things to Do in […]

Reshaping Vancouver Five Minutes at a Time


Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008 — 12:35pm PST
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A few weeks ago I got the heads up about re:place Magazine. It’s an amazing local site that shares stories, thoughts, discussions and ideals about Vancouver’s ever-changing urban landscape. Mission Statement: To be a forum for discussion on relevant issues pertaining to Greater Vancouver’s public spaces and urban landscape. To educate citizens about the workings […]

Vancouver Art Gallery Christmas Tree Lighting Tonight


Tuesday, November 25th, 2008 — 10:30am PST
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Update December 8, 2009: The 2009 tree lighting happens tonight at 5:30pm with special guests including Diana Krall & Elvis Costello. At 6:00pm today a Christmas tree will be lit in front of the Vancouver Art Gallery to welcome the holiday season in Vancouver. Photo: SqueakyMarmot The second annual Amacon Christmas Tree lighting will be […]

Eastside Cultural Crawl 2008


Friday, November 21st, 2008 — 4:20pm PST
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The 12th annual Eastside Cultural Crawl is taking place over the next three days and will be filled with art appreciation and free events. View the Google Map The Eastside Culture Crawl is an annual 3-day November event that involves artists who live in Vancouver’s Eastside in an area bounded by Main St., 1st Ave., […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge


Friday, November 21st, 2008 — 9:18am PST
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Last weekend we had a great time getting our boots nice and muddy trekking through the forests of the North Shore, which now leads me to adding another mini-adventure to my Metro Vancouver Park Series, Lynn Canyon Park. Metrics: 250 hectares (618 acres) View Larger Map How to get there: You can take Hwy 1 […]

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