Archive for the category "vancouver"

The Amazing Hunt is on for 2008


Sunday, April 13th, 2008 — 1:57pm PDT
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Last year my sister and I participated twice in The Amazing Hunt, once in a foot race Granville Island and the other in Surrey (with car travel). Fashioned after the popular CBS and Emmy-winning reality show The Amazing Race, this hyper-local adventure challenge tests your brains and brawn with tasks that take place in a […]

Fun with Flickr Video


Saturday, April 12th, 2008 — 5:04pm PDT
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You may have noticed a small triangle popping up in the corner of your Flickr contact’s images lately. Fear not, there is no small grey triangle conspiracy, it’s actually to indicate that the image you’re seeing is simply a thumbnail of a brand spankin’ new Flickr Video. Video! Video! Video! The rumours are true and […]

Unplugging, Birthdays, and the Stranger Photography Exhibit Opens Tonight


Friday, April 11th, 2008 — 3:14pm PDT
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What’s going on tonight? A lot actually but my husband and I will be taking a night off and having some time to ourselves. The dishes have piled up, and there are projects that need some attention but we haven’t been able to have any actual down time together in a while. However, if it […]

DemoCampVancouver06 Live Blog


Thursday, April 10th, 2008 — 5:11pm PDT
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Unfortunately Rebecca is unable to attend DemoCamp’s Gaming Edition this evening so Nancy Zimmerman has been kind enough to take on the liveblog – thanks Nancy! What: DemoCampVancouver06 – Gaming Edition [wiki][Facebook event] Where: Workspace in Gastown Presentations Include: Bleeding Edge iPhone Development Parveen Kaler, Smartful Studios Self-Publishing Games Direct-to-Consumers Dustin Sacks, Sillysoft Games Starting […]

Car Free Day in Vancouver Summer 2008


Thursday, April 10th, 2008 — 10:37am PDT
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Last year I didn’t get out to every festival, parade, or community event however the ones I did attend like the West End’s Block Party were pretty darn fun. Over on Commercial Drive they’ve been closing off the road and celebrating the community on foot (for a single day without vehicles) for several years. In […]

Army and Navy Shoe Sale, A Vancouver Tradition


Tuesday, April 8th, 2008 — 1:36pm PDT
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Although we no longer have the “$1.49 day – Woodwards” theme chiming through our radios there are still many traditions in local retail shopping that have lived on to the point of being legendary. Growing up in Surrey, it was always A&B Sound on Boxing Day, and in other cities it’s been the annual Army […]