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Mixlympics at George in Yaletown


Monday, February 22nd, 2010 — 3:52pm PDT
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Day 10 of my Vancouver 2010 Olympic experience involved getting up early and heading to Yaletown to drink some gin ahead of the big game. Over the last year or so I’ve received many requests to judge competitions, from chocolate recipes to essay contests and most of all, mixology. The judges – Photo credit: John […]

Vancouver 2010 Where Will You Be?


Tuesday, January 12th, 2010 — 8:41am PDT
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As Vancouver prepares to host nations, athletes, media and visitors for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games I’m wondering what everyone will be doing. For the last seven years we’ve been anticipating this event and for at least the last six months I’ve had someone ask me daily, “What will you be doing for the Games?” […]

Vancouver History: Victory Square


Thursday, August 14th, 2008 — 1:06pm PDT
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SqueakyMarmot on Flickr Victory Square to me means remembrance as each year on November 11th the city gathers to remember and honor those who gave their lives for this country. However while searching through my favourite local source, Vancouver History, I found out a bit more about this monument. “April 27, 1924: The Cenotaph at […]

Thursday Morning Link Fest: Up in Smoke


Thursday, July 10th, 2008 — 7:00am PDT
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With a low chance of precipitation in Vancouver for at least the next ten days, things are getting hot in the city so here’s link fest with a theme (who doesn’t like a good theme?) Photo © CBC There was a 3 alarm fire in New Westminster yesterday over at the old Woodland’s site [News1130] […]