Archive for the category "gastown"

Mommy and Me Ladies Night


Saturday, May 24th, 2008 — 10:32am PDT
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A while back my friend Keira suggested we have a mother-daughter ladies night when he mother came to visit her in town this month. After weeks of anticipation we finally made it out to dinner at Boneta, did some blitz shopping, and hung out back at the house where we filled it with giggles and […]

Launch Party Vancouver3 Recap and Rockband Bonus Feature


Saturday, January 26th, 2008 — 10:44pm PDT
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Last night over at the Lamplighter in Gastown over a hundred people mixed, mingled and shmoozed at Vancouver’s third Launch Party event, organized by the folks at Strutta. It’s something I would have attended regardless but the night was extra special because we were getting together all of Vancouver’s Tech Women to Watch in 2008 […]

So.Cial Custom Butcher Shop and Deli


Thursday, July 19th, 2007 — 3:25pm PDT
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A short while ago Keira told me about the butcher shop/deli at So.Cial, the place I’ve been passing on my way to work for months and always thought it was *just* an oyster bar. But on recommendation from Rod, Keira then checked it out, loved it and passed along the knowledge to yours truly. Today […]

Gastown Steamclock Saga


Monday, July 16th, 2007 — 12:45pm PDT
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Every single workday I walk through hoards of tourists all crowded around the steamclock in Gastown. On the 15’s, 30’s and 45’s it lets out a little toot and on the hour it plays its little steamy whistles for about a minute. Now, I’ve unveiled the “true” steamclock in a previous post and I for […]

Gassy Jack's Neck of the Woods


Wednesday, May 9th, 2007 — 8:01pm PDT
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Before moving downtown a few years ago I had only ever been to Gastown [wiki] a couple of times. Aside from being a usual destination for out-of-towners the majority of my experience included hitting dank ol’ pubs for nights of sticky shoes and Irish music. Times have changed and there’s more life in that corner […]