Archive for the category "cheap fun"

Vancouver Fireworks – the Celebration of Light


Thursday, July 12th, 2007 — 10:05pm PST
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Photo credit: uncleweed on Flickr Love’em or hate’em, the HSBC Celebration of Light fireworks nights are back for another go this summer. It’s outdoors, it’s midsummer and it’s free, not sure how much better things can get except for the fact that you’re sharing this experience with one million other people on the shores of […]

Vancouver Canadians Home Opener


Wednesday, June 20th, 2007 — 8:13am PST
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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 PST
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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 PST
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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 PST
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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 PST
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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 […]

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