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Disney’s The Lion King in Vancouver

Friday, July 16th, 2010 — 12:07pm PDT
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Disney’s the Lion King opened in Vancouver this week as eager crowds of young and old gathered to watch the Broadway adaptation of this modern classic. Right off the top of the show, the crowd is dazzled as the opening number “Circle of Life” brought together the entire African animal kingdom creating a moving multicoloured […]

Vancouver Canucks Rant A Submitted Entry

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009 — 9:26am PDT
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Last night on Twitter, @BradyV said that he wrote a rant about the Canucks and had nowhere to publish it. He’s sent me the text, which I’ll republish here along with my own comments and responses at the end of the post. “I live and breathe Canucks, they’ve been my team ever since I got […]

Spinning Sexy Survey Stories

Thursday, July 31st, 2008 — 12:47am PDT
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For the record according to readers, 58% would like to see beaches go smoke free, 90% would have preferred a free Slurpee over an iPhone on July 7th, 40% care very much about the fate of the Hollow Tree in Stanley Park and 91% agree that the responsibility for vicious dogs lies solely on […]

The Brave Bull and SteakCamp

Monday, June 23rd, 2008 — 9:54am PDT
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Last summer when we first connected the one thing I noticed about my friend Raul’s blog was boy did he ever do a lot of restaurant reviews. Recently he was challenged to eat at a place that is off his beaten path because the issuer of the challenge was, “too damn scared,” to do so […]

WTS – What the Surrey #28: Pattullo Bridge Asbestos

Wednesday, June 11th, 2008 — 9:49pm PDT
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What’s next? Dogs with bees in their mouths and when they bark they shoot bees at you? Not quite, but something that should concern commuters yet again is the deterioration of the Pattullo aka Bridge of Death as it has recently been revealed that its deck contains asbestos. The toxic material was mixed in with […]

The (Lost) Art of Customer Service

Thursday, June 5th, 2008 — 7:00am PDT
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In this is the age of “do it yourself” with self-serve checkouts and the ability to purchase anything, anywhere, anytime from the comfort of our own living room with a computer, I actually really miss some nice in-person, good old fashioned customer service. When I worked in retail (Surrey Place Mall represent!) we had a […]