Archive for the category "vancouver"

Halloween Comes Early at the Rio


Thursday, August 30th, 2007 — 9:31am PDT
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If there’s one movie I’ve heard people talking about all summer, that isn’t The Simpsons, it’s Halloween. Why is there so much buzz, is it because people just like scary movies? Well yes, that and this is a Rob Zombie production based on John Carpenter‘s screenplay. After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now […]

Canucks Logo, Job Action and Ewok Villages


Wednesday, August 29th, 2007 — 10:30am PDT
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If you live or work around False Creek this morning you may find a few more people milling about than usual. Over at GM Place we’re going to attend the official logo launch tailgate party on the South Plaza at 11:30, then head in to the arena for the unveiling at 12:30pm. I’ll have an […]

A Bouquet of Freshly Sharpened Pencils


Tuesday, August 28th, 2007 — 3:27pm PDT
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As Vancouverites, we accept 10 months of rain and mild weather. We come to live with the fact that if there’s frost on the ground, no one can drive properly and if it’s rainy from October to June… at least there will be sun in July and August. This year I don’t think Mother Nature […]

Canada Russia Super Series


Monday, August 27th, 2007 — 8:31am PDT
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It was 35 years ago that our nation rallied behind a group of hockey players in games taking place from Vancouver, to Moscow and in between. The series was East vs West, Communism vs Democracy, and more importantly… who was the world’s ‘Hockey Nation’. 1972summitseries.com The Summit Series was the first competition between full-strength Soviet […]

Shop The Line Photo Contest


Saturday, August 25th, 2007 — 7:05pm PDT
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Did you know about this contest? I sure didn’t until I saw a billboard with a photo on it and in a small font on the bottom right it said, “Shop The Line Photo Contest“. Huh, interesting. I’ve walked past that billboard ad many times over the last couple of months and just realized its […]

Silent 9 O'clock Gun in Stanley Park


Friday, August 24th, 2007 — 8:41am PDT
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I knew there was something missing but I never realized it until now, well until my sister sent me a text message this morning. Aside from the garbage piling up, libraries being shut down and public pools not being filled with youngsters splashing around, there’s something else that’s happening because of the civic strike in […]