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Lack of Fare Options for Visitors Using Transit


Sunday, September 16th, 2007 — 6:34pm PDT
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Not a week goes by that I am asked some sort of question by a tourist on the street and usually it’s about the bus. Sure, the Translink “Trip Planner” seems to be a decent “A to B” service, although getting from the Westin to Granville Island really isn’t an FAQ I encounter. It’s more […]

Mexican Restaurant Review


Saturday, September 15th, 2007 — 4:56pm PDT
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I really wanted to put together a post about where to get Mexican food in Vancouver since some of my earlier attempts to collect such information were less than successful. I then decided to enlist a fellow blogger who I’ve noticed has made numerous food review posts. The following are Raul’s recommendations for good Mexican […]

Miss604 Poll: Patio Smoking Ban in Vancouver


Thursday, September 13th, 2007 — 12:10am PDT
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Update: Vancouver City Council has just approved the tougher anti-smoking law. “The law bans smoking in taxis, bus shelters, on restaurant patios, and within 6 metres of any door, window or air intake on a public building” – News 1130 There was a comedian on Last Comic Standing a few weeks ago who was talking […]

Quick Canucks Update


Wednesday, September 12th, 2007 — 8:43am PDT
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A couple items and dates of note as we swing into the pre-season. Training Camp starts tomorrow in Victoria New official jerseys go on sale at the Canucks Store (Gate 6 of GM Place) this Friday. Tickets for the general public (non season ticket holders) go on sale this Saturday. However, on Craigslist you can […]

Yaletown, Day One


Tuesday, September 11th, 2007 — 11:46am PDT
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Almost four months ago I signed on with my company, based out of Gastown. I’ve been blogging about my discovery of the neighbourhood ever since. Where to get lunch, what to see and do, and where to get a great sammich. Well yesterday our company moved out of our cramped, non-natural-lighting office space on Abbott […]

Free Hug Day in Vancouver Today


Monday, September 10th, 2007 — 4:54pm PDT
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I wrote about the seeing a couple Free Hug Campaigners outside the art gallery a while ago and it looks as though they’ll be at it again. According to a Facebook group, and Isabella’s blog, today is “Free Hug Day”. Start Time: Monday, September 10, 2007 at 12:00am – End Time: Tuesday, September 11, 2007 […]