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Christmas in Vancouver: Santa Claus Parade

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007 — 9:00am PDT
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In honor of my friends who already have their houses decorated with trees in place, and my mother who also loves the season, I’m beginning a segment: Christmas in Vancouver. As John and I are leaving the country this coming Saturday we’re going to be missing out on quite a bit, just within the week […]

Guide to Vancouver Area Rinks and Ice Skating

Tuesday, November 6th, 2007 — 6:00am PDT
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When I head out the door to make my trek to work these days I immediately take in the fresh fall air then exhale, making ghosts with my breath. It’s November – ALREADY and nothing says “winter activity” like hitting the local ice rink. Due to the recent civic strike that spanned summer and parts […]

Odds, Ends and Apple Store in Vancouver

Friday, October 19th, 2007 — 10:17am PDT
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Update: The Vancouver Apple store is confirmed and will be in the old Holt Renfrew location at Pacific Centre. I received an email this morning inquiring about my N95 Taste Test so here’s some more information. I had the phone for one week, it was given to me as a part of an independent study […]

Vancouver Community Centre Deals

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007 — 12:30pm PDT
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They’re BACK! I’m pretty excited to know that I can soon go ice skating on Thursday afternoons for the Twonie skate at the West End CC. Although it will take a while to get the ice rinks setup, various community centres around the city are offering specials, after being closed for several months due to […]

Canucks Alumni in North Vancouver

Thursday, October 11th, 2007 — 10:52am PDT
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This weekend I’m heading over to Standard Building Supplies in North Vancouver, and not because I need some lumber. When this proprietor wants to create an event and get promotion going for his store he goes all out and this Saturday is no exception. He’s going to have several local radio stations on location, prize […]

Halloween Ghost Train and Festival in Surrey

Friday, September 28th, 2007 — 9:54am PDT
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Due ot the civic strike in Vancouver, Stanley Park is canceling their annual Ghost Train that usually operates during the fall. I would highly recommend one of my “Best of 604” picks as an alternative: The Bear Creek Park Train. Sure it’s located all the way out there in Surrey, but let’s just add that […]