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Workspace is Closed. Thanks for the Memories.


Monday, August 24th, 2009 — 5:19pm PDT
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Workspace, shared work environment in Gastown, has officially closed its doors for good. The sudden move has left many flabbergasted as Workspace had become an institution of sharing, learning, networking, and to-die-for coffee over the years. Photo credit: thelastminute on Flickr The concept was simple, create a big open membership-based space with optional offices where […]

Vancouver History: Before and After Photos


Thursday, August 13th, 2009 — 9:53am PDT
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During my visit to the City of Vancouver Archives I was captivated by their collection of photographs. Tens of thousands of images depict daily life and the making of our City into what we see today. In over 100 years Vancouver has changed dramatically in some areas, and has barely aged in others. This is […]

Blogathon 2009 – Sunset in Gastown


Saturday, July 25th, 2009 — 9:30pm PDT
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Post #32 of #49 – Over the next 24 hours I will be raising funds for the Union Gospel Mission during Blogathon 2009 by writing a blog post every 30 minutes. Please consider donating to my cause to keep my going until 6am PT July 26th. As the lightning shifted across the sky, the grey […]

Blogathon 2009 – Gastown Photowalk


Saturday, July 25th, 2009 — 8:30am PDT
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Post #6 of #49 – Over the next 24 hours I will be raising funds for the Union Gospel Mission during Blogathon 2009 by writing a blog post every 30 minutes. Please consider donating to my cause to keep my going until 6am PT July 26th. We’re hanging out in Gastown all day so I […]

Woodwards: SFU Contemporary Arts and W2


Thursday, April 16th, 2009 — 3:20pm PDT
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Yesterday morning I headed over to the John Fluevog shop on Water Street in Gastown for an announcement from SFU Woodwards about their new space downtown and their inaugural contemporary arts program for 2010. I ended up learning far more about the entire Woodwards project than I previously realized. The Woodwards building is a Vancouver […]

The Gastown Drive-In Movie Experience


Wednesday, August 20th, 2008 — 9:00am PDT
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Squeaky Marmot on Flickr Earlier this month I wrote a roundup post featuring various outdoor movie nights around the Lower Mainland. The other day I also discovered a unique open air film event happening in Gastown. I was able to interview the folks at Cineworks and Urban Republic who will be bringing the drive-in movie […]