Archive for the category "vancouver"

Avril Lavigne's Free Show for Burnaby Best Buy


Saturday, November 24th, 2007 — 5:25pm PDT
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This past week I heard nothing but “Girlfriend” remix by Avril Lavigne blaring from the back room at my in-law’s house. The two nieces were rehearsing a dance for the family, which they performed after Thanksgiving dinner. Photo credit: torontopaul on Flickr (with permission) Their dance was really sweet and thoughtfully choreographed but once the […]

Link Fest: Black Friday Edition


Friday, November 23rd, 2007 — 3:56pm PDT
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Dashing through O’Hare this morning I felt like the McAllister family, however now we’ve got 3 hours to kill in SeaTac so here’s a quick Vancouver news round up. – Did you know it’s called Black Friday because it’s the day retailers hope to go from “the red” to “the black” in regards to profits […]

Thursday Morning Link Fest: Iowan Thanksgiving Edition


Thursday, November 22nd, 2007 — 7:52am PDT
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I woke up to the smell of roasting turkey this morning and snow on my window sill. Can I wake up like this every morning, please? In John’s high school bedroom with old Bo Jackson and Kevin Seitzer posters on the walls? *sigh*. Here’s a little bit of what’s going on back home: – A […]

Christmas in Vancouver: The Peak of Christmas on Grouse Mountain


Thursday, November 22nd, 2007 — 5:00am PDT
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Now that the Grouse Grind is closed for the season, you can head up North Vancouver’s natural lookout for ice skating and more festive activities. Photo credit: Richard Eriksson on Flickr Enjoy Christmas carols, movies, sleigh rides, learn about Santa’s reindeer and get your pic taken with the man himself, all in a beautiful snow-dusted […]

Raincity Studios Acquires Bryght


Wednesday, November 21st, 2007 — 7:00am PDT
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The guys who brought us social media rooftop bbq’s in Gastown, Bryght, have now been acquired by the the primo Drupal site, blog and podcast deliverers, Raincity Studios. This global-mega-hyper-conglomorate melds together the two single most important companies in Vancouver when it comes to web 2.0, imho. This morning’s news release states: The deal took […]

Christmas in Vancouver: Canada Place


Sunday, November 18th, 2007 — 8:00am PDT
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Canada Place is good for something other than IMAX movies and taking scenic photos of the North Shore – there are usually some pretty neat seasonal events taking place inside and out. This year they are serving up a plethora of activities for the kiddies while supporting an excellent cause. Christmas @ Canada Place will […]

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