Archive of posts tagged "surrey"

WTS – What the Surrey #35: Blame Surrey


Tuesday, September 30th, 2008 — 6:06am PDT
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I spend a good part of my week defending my hometown of Surrey. Sure the city isn’t perfect, it’s people aren’t either, but I honestly don’t think Pleasantville can be found anywhere in the Metro Vancouver area. Over the weekend a terrible incident, fueled by intolerance and hate, occurred in the West End. Early Saturday […]

WTS – What the Surrey #34: Downtown Surrey


Sunday, September 14th, 2008 — 5:55pm PDT
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This afternoon while popping by Tanya’s house in Surrey I noticed a flyer (“The New View“) from the Downtown Surrey Business Improvement Association on her kitchen table which contained the following: It’s Your Downtown – Tell them what you think One last time, the City of Surrey is reaching out to you, the community, for […]

WTS – What the Surrey #33: Surrey Minor Hockey Stars


Tuesday, September 9th, 2008 — 2:32pm PDT
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My weekly Hockey Stars post is now up and it discusses team logos and hockey jersey pride. I originally wanted to include a blurb about how in the locally-filmed movie, Happy Gilmore (during the opening credits), Adam Sandler is sporting a Surrey Minor Hockey jersey. Unfortunately I couldn’t find the clip anywhere online so I […]

WTS – What the Surrey #32: Bus Service


Friday, September 5th, 2008 — 5:00am PDT
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I’ve written about the aggravation I have felt trying to catch a bus in Surrey, one that only comes every 45 minutes. I used to have to deal with that every day (during the work week) but somehow it seems even more annoying now that I know the difference in service between regions. When I […]

Fusion Festival: Where the Folk are the Audience


Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008 — 11:47am PDT
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The following is a guest post by DaveO – you can catch a multitude of links to hise various projects on his website and more video on his Blip channel. All my hipster/greenie/crunchy/urbane pals were all bound for the luminary, venerable Vancouver Folk Fest this past weekend. I turned down extra tickets, rumoured media passes, […]

Surrey Fusion Festival: Day Three


Sunday, July 20th, 2008 — 9:36am PDT
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We’ll be heading out to Surrey again for some of this evening’s performances at Fusion Festival which will run from 11:00am until 8:00pm in Holland Park. All photos by John Bollwitt, check out his entire Fusion Festival collection on Flickr Leave the car at home as this is easily accessible from Surrey Central or King […]