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Bras Across the Bridge 2009

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Over the last few weeks Virgin 95.3 has been asking listeners to drop off bras at local Red Robin and Honda dealerships as a part of “Bras Across the Bridge”. For every bra collected, the sponsors will donate $2 to Breast Cancer research. Photo credit: Clar@bell on Flickr You still have time to contribute today […]

Social Media Directory for Ski Season

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This morning I woke up to see a new Twitter update from @MtSeymourRoad: Ski and snowboard season is just around the corner and as Metro Vancouver prepares for another blustery winter, the local hills are getting ready to welcome the Olympic-sized crowds that will be flocking to the hills. Here’s how many of them are […]

Night of New Beginnings at Covenant House

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The Night of New Beginnings at Covenant House is a fundraising gala that will kick off their “30 days for 30 nights” campaign. This initiative aims to raise enough to fund the shelter’s operations for the entire month of December. Photo credit: portablematthew on Flickr Covenant House Vancouver exists for those young people for whom […]

The Horrific Home of Beatrice Stainsbury

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The Horrific Home of Beatrice Stainsbury is a truly unique theatrical Halloween experience in the form of a house party tour taking place on October 31st. Although calmly nestled in a quiet, unsuspecting Commercial Dr. neighborhood, no one has dared set foot in the Horrific Home of Beatrice Stainsbury since the early 1900s… until now. […]

Vancouver History Tidbits: Name Game

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My History Tidbits series has contained everything from Fountains, Trails, and Mansions but today I thought I would play the Name Game once again. Every day I wonder where a street, building, or bridge in Metro Vancouver got its name. I’d have to say my favourite so far is the history of Mr Duff Pattullo […]