When I head out the door to make my trek to work these days I immediately take in the fresh fall air then exhale, making ghosts with my breath. It’s November – ALREADY and nothing says “winter activity” like hitting the local ice rink. Due to the recent civic strike that spanned summer and parts […]
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I hope everyone around here remember to set their clocks back so they’re not unnecessarily early to any events this morning. Here’s a quick news roundup. CKNW has been spreading rumors about the Surrey murder and taking shots at the justice system. Naturally, the RCMP isn’t pleased. CKNW…. they’re so badass… News1130 teases us with […]
Update November 27, 2007: The mascots have been revealed, read more here. A big huggable bear? A bird of some kind? Perhaps a giant inukshuk come to life? Just what exactly will the Vancouver 2010 Olympic mascot look like? It’s a closely guarded Olympic secret! The designs have been drawn and redrawn for more than […]
I enjoy comparing our region’s transit options to other cities’ when it comes to fares and donuts in their stations. More than half the time I’m using the other systems as examples of what we should be doing but I think the latest developments in Boston have stopped me in my tracks. The MBTA has […]
I admit, I’m a sucker for a good ghost story. Although I have never experienced any paranormal activity (that I’m aware of) a good chilling tale will put me on alert and make my pulse race. Best way to take in a story about hauntings and messages from beyond the grave? Take the Ghostly Walks […]
There are two sounds heard downtown on occasion that remind me of suburbia-living: lawnmowers and firecrackers. Around this time of year it sounds just like you’re living in the ‘burbs with all the explosive warzone-like symphony of firecrackers and fireworks outside your window every night until Halloween (and these ain’t comin’ from a barge off […]