Archive for the category "New Westminster"

Vancouver 2010 Torch Relay Celebrations

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As the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch makes it way around BC on the last leg of its journey the excitement is bubbling over from community to community. Photo credit: AlbertaVan2010 on Flickr Over the Rockies, through the Kootenays, down and around the Thompson Okanagan. Photo credit: UrbanWorkbench on Flickr Here’s a rundown of where the […]

Your City Guide to Snow and Ice

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With the first snowfall of the season cities in the area are bracing themselves for the white, wintery months ahead. Each year it seems as though citizens and businesses alike forget how to prepare for the snow — sidewalks go unswept and car tires spin and squeal along the icy roads outside our house. The […]

New Westminster 150 Heritage Trolley Tour

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It’s New Westminster’s 150th anniversary so they’re celebrating with events and activities throughout the year. Yesterday while out and about for my third annual Sapperton Days adventure I found out about a heritage trolley tour taking place next weekend. Six trolleys will be running around town on Saturday, June 20th and you can hop on/hop […]

May Long Weekend 2009 Events

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The Victoria Day long weekend is here. That’s right – somewhere between #snowmageddon and #bcvotes2009 spring happened and it’s time to get out and about. Here are some great ways to do just that with the entire family… Photo credit: BigA888 on Flickr Cloverdale Rodeo & Country Fair Friday May 15, 2009 – Monday May […]

Tuesday Link Fest: Storey Time

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In honor of Duane’s birthday today, you should download the plugins his company’s created for WordPress such as WordTwit, WPtouch, and Cool Excerpt. Now, here’s what’s happening both on and offline. nonstopdesign / Nonstopdesign.com / Submitted to the Miss604 Group Pool According to News1130, Vancouver’s international image is suffering since news outlets across North America […]

Barclay Heritage Square Photowalk

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I took full advantage of the Orange Day initiative today and went on two photowalks in lovely public spaces in New Westminster and downtown Vancouver. This morning there was brunch at the Quay along the Fraser River with my mother and later this afternoon John and I roamed around Barclay Heritage Square in Vancouver’s West […]