Archive for the category "cheap fun"

Vancouver Canadians Home Opener


Wednesday, June 20th, 2007 — 8:13am PDT
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We had a great time last night even though our team lost 10-4. The Canadians organization went all out to make this event a big splash and I believe they were successful. To start, the national anthem was sung by none other than Mark Donnelly – he’s who John and I call “Opera Man” and […]

The Boys of Summer Are Back at the Nat


Tuesday, June 19th, 2007 — 8:28am PDT
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Last summer I took in my first game *ever* at Nat Bailey Stadium. Being a born and raised local that might come as a surprise although our little ballpark, neatly tucked away just south of downtown near Queen Elizabeth Park is lesser-known that I realized. It all starts with White Spot, really. Home of the […]

Vancouver Summer Events Guide Pt. 2


Wednesday, June 6th, 2007 — 8:08am PDT
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For a while now I’ve been adding to my “Cheap Fun” and “Cheap Things to Do” blog post categories. Cultural festivals, ice skating, swimming, and taking advantage of the hundreds of parks in the Lower Mainland are just a few off the top of my head. I’ll try and add more items to this as […]

Vancouver Summer Events Guide Pt. 1


Saturday, May 26th, 2007 — 5:23pm PDT
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Last summer we spent most of our time going for walks, down at the pool, and trudging through Stanley Park to get to our beloved Third Beach. Aside from the cheap, free, and simple activities that you can do outdoors in the City here are a few more organized affairs to mark on your calendar. […]

On a holiday slow motion sets its pace


Tuesday, May 8th, 2007 — 6:55pm PDT
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Despite the morning news and radio talk show hosts telling me that it was going to be pouring rain yesterday and today, it’s been a gorgeous week so far in Vancouver. I can’t remember the last time I used a song lyric in the title of a blog post, and I also can’t recall the […]

Prospect Point Battle Scars


Saturday, March 31st, 2007 — 5:30pm PDT
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We went for a 3 hour walk in Stanley Park today. We’re no strangers to the park and its winding trails. We’ve taken tons of pics during the summer, walked through in the rain, done a video podcast after the storms in December and today was just to get another look. More trails were open […]

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