Archive of posts tagged "Downtown Vancouver"

BC Day Long Weekend 2009 – Close to Home


Thursday, July 30th, 2009 — 1:00pm PDT
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The August long weekend is notorious for beach blanket parties, backyard barbecues, and swimming in lakes, however if you’re sticking around town here are some fun-in-the-sun activities to keep you entertained. Photo credit: qousqous on Flickr Saturday, August 1st is Ridge Meadows Heritage Day. China takes to the skies with their pyrotechnics as a part […]

Blogathon 2009 – We (Heart) West End


Saturday, July 25th, 2009 — 3:00pm PDT
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Post #19 of #49 – Over the next 24 hours I will be raising funds for the Union Gospel Mission during Blogathon 2009 by writing a blog post every 30 minutes. Please consider donating to my cause to keep my going until 6am PT July 26th. The following is a guest post, contributed by Terra […]

Play it Loud with Bev Davies


Thursday, July 23rd, 2009 — 11:03pm PDT
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On Friday July 24th Bev Davies will be launching Play it Loud, a showcase of some of her concert photography over at Chapel Arts. Sting in Vancouver – Flickr Photo © Bev Davies All Rights Reserved Bev Davies isn’t just a fantastic rock and roll photographer, she’s a legend. Chances are that any awesome punk, […]

Homelessness in Vancouver – The Howe Shelter


Monday, July 20th, 2009 — 10:30am PDT
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The City of Vancouver is requesting public input with regards to the fate of the Howe Shelter. Until July 22nd they are asking Vancouverites to complete this survey pertaining to interim housing options. Photo credit: seanorr on Flickr “On any given night, at least 1,600 people in the city don’t have homes and many more […]

Granville Showcase Street Party 2009


Friday, July 17th, 2009 — 6:30pm PDT
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After months of construction, closures and delays, Granville Street will once again come alive with a Canada Line party next Saturday. Photo: aecreations on Flickr On July 25th, from 2:00pm until 7:00pm, there will be a main stage setup on the 700 block of Granville Street that will feature local entertainment while the rest of […]

Vancouver Police Museum Good Times


Thursday, June 25th, 2009 — 9:56am PDT
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I first discovered we had the Vancouver Police Museum last spring during the Amazing Hunt as they had a clue box parked outside. It’s taken me over a year to finally get in there and thanks to a chat I had a few months ago with Executive Director Chris Mathieson, I was able to rally […]