Archive of posts tagged "downtown"

Review: Qoola Yogurt and Fruit on Denman


Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009 — 9:35am PST
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Months ago 1116 Denman street was decked out in pink and fluffy designs with dozens of decadent cupcakes on display, however once the small bakery moved out, Qoola moved in and not only gave the space a facelift, it started to change the way people approach snacks and dessert. I admit that the only frozen […]

CBC's On the Coast Liveblog from O'Douls


Friday, January 30th, 2009 — 3:09pm PST
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To celebrate jumping on to the FM dial (88.1), the CBC is on location at O’Douls today to enjoy some piano music (note the theme… 88 keys… 88 on the dial). The topics today will focus on the West End; from rent-o-victions to St. Paul’s and I’ll be adding my own notes, history tidbits and […]

Vancouver History: The Three Greenhorns


Friday, January 30th, 2009 — 2:00pm PST
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Vancouver History: The Three Greenhorns John Morton, Sam Brighouse and William Hailstone

Vancouver History: St Paul’s Hospital


Thursday, January 29th, 2009 — 12:28pm PST
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The first time I heard of St Paul’s Hospital was when I was talking to my friend (and neighbour) about where we were born. We were about 9 or 10 years old and she told me she was born at St. Paul’s in Vancouver, which seemed strange to me since my brother, sister and I […]

Vancouver Buildings in Google Earth 3D


Wednesday, January 28th, 2009 — 10:00am PST
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Last March Google launched its cities in 3D program and as of this month, Vancouver is on now the list. If your local government is like many around the world, you’ve invested in developing a 3D model representing buildings in your city’s downtown–perhaps your entire jurisdiction. Or, maybe you haven’t yet produced a 3D model, […]

Chop Shop Gets its Own Series


Tuesday, January 27th, 2009 — 10:50am PST
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I recently interviewed the Owner of the Chop Shop on Granville for my weekly E!Online post. The following is an abbreviated version of the post: Paperny Films A new docu-soap featuring Vancouver’s Chop Shop will share the rock and roll “anti hair salon” lifestyle this February on Slice Network. Owner and Chop Shop star, Daniel […]

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