Archive of posts tagged "metro vancouver"

Metro Vancouver Parks iPhone App

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Metro Vancouver recently released an iPhone application to feature its 22 regional parks. Since I have been profiling Metro Vancouver Parks for a few years now (city, regional, or provincially-run) I thought it would be worth checking out. Parks managed by the region range from Bowen Island and Lynn Headwaters to Aldergrove Lake and the […]

Metro Vancouver Parks: Confederation Park in Burnaby

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This week’s park series profile features Confederation Park in Burnaby, a hidden gem that is full of facilities and activities for families. How to get there Head north on Willingdon from Hastings to find the park located at 240 Willingdon Avenue. You can take the C1 community shuttle from Kootenay Loop to get there by […]

Sedins at Metrotown Monday

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To promote the launch of EA’s NHL 11 the Sedin brothers will be at Metropolis at Metrotown this coming Monday. Where: EB Games, Metropolis at Metrotown When: Metrotown on Monday, September 6th from 9pm-12am What: Play NHL 11 on Playstation 3 (live games and demos) and meet the Sedins Leading up to the Canucks pre-season […]

September 2010 Events in Metro Vancouver

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Rolling out of summer in and into September I’m finding that there is no shortage of festivals, concerts, and other activities to choose from in our region. While you’re getting back into school or work mode after some vacation time, here are some events that will help get your mind off the grind. Fraser River […]

Velopalooza 2010

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We’re smack dab in the middle of Bike to Work Week and coming up in a few days the cycling fun continues with Velopalooza. Photo credit: to be, inspired on Flickr From June 4th until June 13th Velopalooza will offer 10 days of “bikey fun” including 64 events (most free) that are organized by individuals […]

Doors Open Richmond This Weekend

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The City of Richmond is encouraging locals and visitors alike to explore their city this weekend, offering up over 40 free attractions to enjoy as a part of Doors Open Richmond 2010. Many participating partners will organize guided tours, displays and activities to enrich your experience. Whether you live in Richmond or you’re a welcome […]