Archive for the category "vancouver"

Successful Raise a Reader Morning


Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007 — 10:13am PDT
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Last year during Raise a Reader Day I was able to meetup with Marc Chouinard and Trevor Linden. We flashed smiles, took some pictures, and signed some papers. Once again this year, Canucks organization members, players, firefighters, policemen and local politicians were out on street corners downtown handing out newspapers by donation. The Raise-a-Reader campaign […]

The Human Slingshot


Saturday, September 29th, 2007 — 10:45pm PDT
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It was quite the exciting night for hockey fans in Vancouver. The Memorial Cup Champions lifted the cup, raised 3 banners and Pat Quinn made an appearance at the Pacific Coliseum. However it appeared that nothing was working right for the Giants organization off the ice tonight. The blimp ejected all of its prize packs […]

Launch Party Vancouver Wrap Up


Saturday, September 29th, 2007 — 2:07am PDT
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Thursday evening I attended Launch Party Vancouver. They had the entire restaurant, Section 3, booked up and anyone from PR professionals to tech geeks were able to mix, mingle and schmooze over appies. I’ll leave the Launch Party explanation to Boris: “…what I can best summarize as being a social gathering for Vancouver’s tech community, […]

Stanley Park Eco Society and Dinosaurs


Friday, September 28th, 2007 — 8:32am PDT
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I recently discovered the Stanley Park Ecology Society when I was uncovering the fiction that lies in the mainstream media’s portrayal of the restoration progress of the park. They seem to be doing good things, according to their website, leading research and really caring about the wellbeing of the plants and animals. Thanks to them […]

Urbanspoon, Vancouver's New Food Authority


Wednesday, September 26th, 2007 — 5:00pm PDT
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I was passed along a link recently (via del.icio.us) for Urbanspoon, a massive website network of restaurants and food reviews from around the world. Urbanspoon is the world’s leading provider of time-critical dining data, a major division of a very important multi-national corporation, and an all-around BIG PLAYER in the multi-billion dollar restaurant information industry. […]

The Fabulous Commodore Ballroom


Wednesday, September 26th, 2007 — 8:58am PDT
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Update 2011: Billboard has named The Commodore Ballroom one of the Top 10 Most Influential Clubs in North America. Last night we went to see They Might be Giants at the Commodore to round out John‘s Birthday-week celebrations. It was a really great evening and the atmosphere was so relaxed, whimsical and pleasant with TMBG’s […]