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Pipe Dreams or Reality for New Skytrain Lines


Tuesday, September 4th, 2007 — 9:56pm PDT
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When I was 9 years old the Skytrain came to Surrey. I remember driving over the Pattullo in our little red van every week and watching the progress on the Skybridge, just wondering how tall it would go and what it would look like when a train went across there for the first time. This […]

Tuesday Morning Link Fest


Tuesday, September 4th, 2007 — 8:29am PDT
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We just got back from an hour-long walk through the Park in the rain and I’m trying to compose a ‘weekend recap’ post and it’s just not working. Instead, let’s take the easy way out and throw together a link fest. Want to take a scenic Ferry boat trip to a cute little island that […]

Stanley Park Progress and Clearcut


Sunday, September 2nd, 2007 — 12:06pm PDT
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John’s got us in a habit of ‘morning walks’ lately and it’s no secret that one of our favourite places to trek around in the city is Stanley Park. We’re in there at least once a week and have been following its progress since the storms last December when thousands of trees were toppled. I’ve […]

Where to Get Sunglasses in Vancouver


Thursday, August 30th, 2007 — 4:39pm PDT
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About 2 years ago when I was chillin in Coral Ridge Mall in Coralville, Iowa, I bought some sunglasses. Actually, we bought them from one of those independent mid-mall carts, 2 for $20. Mine finally busted a few weekends ago in Osoyoos and John‘s bit the dust just the other day. Both events have sent […]

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 […]