Archive for the category "vancouver"

Rushing the RIO on Broadway


Wednesday, August 8th, 2007 — 11:30am PDT
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We don’t nearly spend as much time on Commercial Drive as we should. I can probably only name two occasions in the past year when we ventured over that way and each time we say we should return, and for longer [1]. Taking in a movie at the RIO would be the perfect excuse. Aside […]

Manuel Rescues The Beaver


Tuesday, August 7th, 2007 — 6:43pm PDT
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(not actual rescue chihuahua) No, that’s not a title of a Shaw On-Demand program that will cost you $10.99. John had left the room and I was sitting on the couch, watching the evening news when the story hit: the Vancouver SPCA has a rescue chihuahua. As I was retelling the story to Trevor this […]

Best Island Life in North America


Wednesday, August 1st, 2007 — 10:30am PDT
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In honour of Keira heading to her hometown today on Vancouver Island (and Alanah who we want to import for the hockey season) I thought I would post about this little tid bit that we should all be proud of. Travel + Leisure’s 2007 readers survey identified Vancouver Island as the best island in Canada […]

Hospital Music for Your Soul


Tuesday, July 31st, 2007 — 12:05am PDT
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Update August 8, 2007: Hospital Music is the #1 Album in Canada. Update: The record is sitting at #1 on Amazon.ca and iTunes Canada, and Born Losers as a single is #1 on iTunes USA Alternative Top Songs [MG.org]. Also, the album is climbing to #21 (so far) on iTunes USA which is incredibly groundbreaking. […]

100 Days of Summer


Saturday, July 28th, 2007 — 1:00pm PDT
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Photo credit: uncleweed on Flickr Instant blog posts are contained within the Tourism Vancouver “100 Days of Summer” guide. They have cheap thing, interesting sights, and fun for the whole family. Let’s see what they recommend today: “July 28 – HSBC Celebration of Light – CANADA – FREE – Fireworks at English Bay. [Tourism Vancouver]” […]

Do we need more Vancouver blogs?


Thursday, July 26th, 2007 — 2:55pm PDT
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Image from BustedTees Well maybe more would do the trick but I’m talking about more diversity. We have several group blogs in this city. Metroblogging, that is a part of a 50-city worldwide network, Beyond Robson, that is a part of the Fresh Daily/BlogTO family, and Urban Vancouver is the aggregator and Vancouver forum on […]

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