Archive of posts tagged "Downtown Vancouver"

BC Liquor Store Opens on Robson


Wednesday, May 27th, 2009 — 9:16pm PDT
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I remember the original liquor store that closed down on Robson, between Bidwell and Denman. It was supposed to re-open with the rebuilding of a Safeway but due to delays in that project, the liquor store building lay vacant for years. When the new Safeway was finally built on Denman and Robson, welcoming ground-floor tenants […]

West End Starbucks Hero Remembered


Tuesday, May 26th, 2009 — 8:39am PDT
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I heard about this in the news years ago but every time I walk into the Starbucks on Robson and Bidwell I am reminded of the heroic act and sacrifice made by Anthony McNaughton. In January of 2000, Tony McNaughton was the manager of the Starbucks when a man (who was the disgruntled ex-husband of […]

Irashai Grill in Coal Harbour


Friday, May 15th, 2009 — 1:45pm PDT
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Last night we were invited to a special dinner at Irashai in Coal Harbour. It features upscale Japanese cuisine and tapas and is quietly tucked away on West Pender, between Jervis and Broughton. Within walking distance of home, and in close proximity to Stanley Park (or the #19 Stanley Park bus), this gem’s been hidden […]

Drina Read Candidate Interview


Monday, April 27th, 2009 — 7:14pm PDT
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While discussing her campaign over a mango smoothie on Davie Street I realized that it was probably Drina who got me started with all of these interviews back in the fall. Drina Read is the Green Party of BC candidate for Vancouver West-End and being a long-time resident she’s very passionate about her community as […]

Spencer Herbert Candidate Interview


Monday, April 27th, 2009 — 12:14pm PDT
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Spencer Herbert is the current MLA for Vancouver-Burrard and is up for re-election in the new Vancouver-West End riding with the NDP. I have been following his career since, as a member of the Vancouver Park Board, he left a comment on my blog a few years ago. I sat down with him at a […]

Art in the City 2009


Monday, April 27th, 2009 — 7:57am PDT
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“Urban Legend” by Dylan Schultz Next weekend at the West End Community Centre stop by to check out Art in the City, a visual art sale and showcase of over 60 local artists. Where West End Community Centre, 870 Denman Street, Vancouver When Friday, May 1st 7:00pm – 9:00pm Saturday, May 2nd 10:00am – 8:00pm […]