Archive of posts tagged "Downtown Vancouver"

BC Elections 2009 – Vancouver Districts and Candidates


Monday, April 20th, 2009 — 10:35am PDT
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Last fall if you lived downtown or in the Fairview area, you went to the polls three times for the provincial by-election, federal and civic elections. Now BC is in full provincial election mode for May 12, 2009. Here’s a quick rundown of information for Vancouverites and in particular, those downtown. The electoral districts for […]

Woodwards: SFU Contemporary Arts and W2


Thursday, April 16th, 2009 — 3:20pm PDT
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Yesterday morning I headed over to the John Fluevog shop on Water Street in Gastown for an announcement from SFU Woodwards about their new space downtown and their inaugural contemporary arts program for 2010. I ended up learning far more about the entire Woodwards project than I previously realized. The Woodwards building is a Vancouver […]

Juno Fest, WestJet Street Party, and Whistler Brewing SUMOs


Thursday, March 19th, 2009 — 10:32am PDT
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I’m pretty sure I didn’t fully grasp the scale of the upcoming Juno Awards and its satellite events until I started downloading PDFs and thumbing through the pages upon pages of schedules, venue maps and artist listings. The actual Awards broadcast will be Sunday March 29th and on top of the Juno Cup, you can […]

Odyssey Plans to Move to Denman


Friday, February 6th, 2009 — 9:11am PDT
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I got a note last night from Ariane about a hearing she had attended in the West End with regards to the relocation of the Odyssey nightclub from Howe Street, over to Denman. She said the place was absolutely packed, warranting a second meeting, and a strong majority of the crowd was opposed to the […]

Vancouver History: Streams of History


Thursday, February 5th, 2009 — 4:03pm PDT
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Those who frequent this site often may notice that I have a bit of a passion for all things history in and around Vancouver. This weekend a very special event is taking place in the downtown Eastside (our city’s oldest neighbourhood) and everyone is welcome to join in person or online. Start Time: Saturday, February […]

Celebration of Light Fireworks Cancelled for 2009


Wednesday, February 4th, 2009 — 11:12am PDT
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Update 2010: The fireworks are on this year. Update March 11th, 2009: A “generous benefactor with a business angle” has stepped up to cover/sponsor the event and the Celebration of Light is officially back on. [news1130] Additional: It has been announced that The Keg is the new sponsor. [straight.com] Our city has battled with these […]