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Car Free Vancouver Day 2009

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Sunday June 14th is Car Free Day in Vancouver Day with festivals and street parties happening in four neigbourhoods. Photo credit: Rob__ on Flickr The festival came out of the original 2005 car-free day on Commerical Drive, which lead to two events in 2006, another in 2007, and in 2008 we had the first city-wide […]

Be Part of the Plan, TransLink's Liveability Forum

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Be part of the plan with TransLink on June 1st as they coordinate what will be the first of a series of public consultations throughout the month. Monday’s “Greater Vancouver’s Livability Forum” takes place at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel from 8:00am until 3:30pm and you can register online. Developing a 30-year plan called Transport 2040, […]

Great Pedalheads Treasure Hunt at Jericho Beach

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Even though I’m down in San Francisco the emails about events around Vancouver have still been pouring in so here’s a quick heads up for a fun activity happening tomorrow. Photo credit: Adrie Mooi on Flickr / AdrieMooi.nl Bring the family to Jericho Beach on Sunday May 31st for the Great PedalheadsTM Treasure Hunt. It’s […]

BC Liquor Store Opens on Robson

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I remember the original liquor store that closed down on Robson, between Bidwell and Denman. It was supposed to re-open with the rebuilding of a Safeway but due to delays in that project, the liquor store building lay vacant for years. When the new Safeway was finally built on Denman and Robson, welcoming ground-floor tenants […]

BC Youth Week Events this Weekend

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BC Youth Week took place over the last few days (May 1-7) however there are still a few events happening this weekend that will be fun for the whole family. Playland Extravaganza – Yes, Playland is open and today hosts special events for youth with a discounted day pass that you can get from various […]