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Michelle Kim’s Writing Course at SFU

Monday, September 24th, 2007 — 8:28pm PDT
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Several months ago I had a big special announcement on the site that Michelle would be joining the cast of Since then she’s finished writing her novel, has been in editing stages, traveling across the country and world and will finally be back in town this fall to teach a course at SFU. …So […]

The Best of 604: Family Edition

Monday, September 24th, 2007 — 7:33am PDT
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The annual “Best of Vancouver” issue of The Georgia Straight left me wanting more and had some of my readers saying wondering just what we’ve done to deserve Nickelback as a top band in our city? Because of this, I’ve decided to follow in the footsteps of the MaGoggy‘s and create my own awards, the […]

Matthew Good's Hometown Sendoff Show

Friday, September 21st, 2007 — 12:39am PDT
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John and I usually have pretty bad luck when it comes to venue security for sporting events or concerts however after tonight I don’t feel so targeted. Walking into The Centre for Matthew Good‘s Vancouver stop on the Nothing to Hide Tour I spotted his sister-in-law, Chloe, along with her children and Matt’s parents. We […]

The Straight's Annual Best of Vancouver

Thursday, September 20th, 2007 — 12:16pm PDT
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The annual issue of the Georgia Straight, “Best of Vancouver”, is now available in stores street corner boxes. This free weekly newspaper takes a poll every year where readers can voice their choices for the best spots in town for any kind of activity or lack thereof. I have yet to get a print copy […]

Yes, the Civic Strike in Vancouver is a Big Deal

Wednesday, September 19th, 2007 — 10:42am PDT
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We saw a skunk sifting through garbage in the back alley the other day, I think they are doing shift work while the raccoons sleeping, it struck me as sorta strange. When the strike first started (remember way back when? even during the fireworks?) people were like “oh you can’t even tell!” At this point, […]

Sponsor Buzz in the Tour of Courage

Monday, September 17th, 2007 — 10:00am PDT
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John and I are prepping for the Run for the Cure on September 30th but local blogger, columnist and radio personality Buzz Bishop will be hopping in his bike alongside Lance Armstrong next weekend for the BC Cancer Foundation’s Tour of Courage. Vancouver cyclists are hitting the pedals with Lance Armstrong this weekend in support […]