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Crosswalk Etiquette in Vancouver

Monday, September 10th, 2007 — 11:30am PDT
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I know pedestrians in the city can get a little crazy and if you’re a driver they’re your worst enemy on the road. Although when you’re out walking somewhere, the drivers are the bad guys. It goes both ways but that doesn’t mean rules of the road should be ignored. I don’t know how many […]

September Calendar of Events

Friday, September 7th, 2007 — 10:51am PDT
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Who knew September was such a happening time in Vancouver. Just as summer seems to wind down we get fantastic weather and every single artist and musician I have on my ipod is coming to play a show in town. I just saw Holly McNarland last night, will see Matthew Good on the 20th and […]

Metro Vancouver vs Google

Thursday, September 6th, 2007 — 8:22am PDT
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Apparently Metro Vancouver, fka the GVRD is hurt and displeased with its google rank and is in need of some serious SEO help. If you Google it, you’ll get eight other entries, including a newspaper, soccer league and hotel before you finally find the one for the body formerly known as the GVRD. Staff tell […]

Dancing Matt in Vancouver

Wednesday, September 5th, 2007 — 7:53pm PDT
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Yesterday I put the super-secret word out that Dancing Matt himself would be down at English Bay, well, dancing. In February of 2003, he quit his job in Brisbane, Australia and used the money he’d saved to wander around the planet until it ran out. He made this site so he could keep his family […]

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 […]