Archive for the category "richmond"

Canada Line Tour


Friday, July 24th, 2009 — 2:25pm PDT
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This fall the Canada Line, Metro Vancouver’s latest Skytrain line, will link the downtown core to Richmond Centre and the Vancouver International Airport. I was fortunate enough to get a sneak peek of the line this morning as a small group of us rode from Waterfront station to each of the other terminus stations in […]

Tidbits: City of Richmond


Thursday, June 11th, 2009 — 11:06am PDT
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The other day I admitted to getting a bit lost in Richmond. I’m not too familiar with it having only visited landmarks such as Minoru Park, Richmond Centre, Steveston and the Vancouver International Airport. As such I thought I would dig up a few more history tidbits in order to become better acquainted with this […]

Metro Vancouver History: Samuel Brighouse


Wednesday, April 8th, 2009 — 11:24am PDT
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During my adventure in Richmond yesterday I noticed the name “Brighouse” a few times in public places and thought I would uncover a bit more about this familiar name. Samuel Brighouse was one of the earliest settlers on Burrard Inlet (he was one of the Three Greenhorns) and in later years also had a farm […]

Developmental Disabilities Association Visit


Tuesday, April 7th, 2009 — 8:30pm PDT
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A while back I was contacted by Victor Tang, the Communications & Marketing Manager at the Developmental Disabilities Association about some of their initiatives and services. In his email he asked if he would be able to send me some information however, having recently returned from our Iowa trip at the time (and our visit […]

Metro Vancouver Outdoor Concerts Summer 2008


Tuesday, June 24th, 2008 — 12:30pm PDT
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Traditionally attending an outdoor concert in Vancouver means packing a garbage bag just in case you need to turn in into an emergency rain poncho. Hopefully this summer will be a bright one as there are so many outdoor events lined up, I’m not even sure I’ll get them all in this post but I’ll […]

Metro Vancouver's Ocean Beaches


Saturday, May 17th, 2008 — 9:54am PDT
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Strolling through my WordPress categories the other day I came across “Beach Times” and reminisced about the summer of 2006 when John and I spent every weekend afternoon in the sand watching the waves roll in and enjoying each other’s company. Last summer the weather wasn’t too cooperative and John had a gig that kept […]

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