Author Archive | Zoe

National Aboriginal Day Celebrations 2010

There are two huge events this weekend, Car-Free Vancouver Day, held in five neighbourhoods on June 20th, and the Dragon Boat Festival at False Creek from June 18-20th.  I’ll stop by the Dragon Boat Festival and will probably tweet about it but this weekend, I’ve decided to cover more extensively the four day celebrations leading […]

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Weekend Rewind: Fests, Shoes & Tunes

I’m having an awesome weekend! I hit 3 festivals, bought shoes and found my summer song for 2010. I went to the MEC Bike Fest, Larry Wong’s Chinatown tour through The Vancouver Story Telling Festival, Erin Templeton’s (bought shoes), Sawan Mela at Lumberman’s Arch in Stanley Park, and walked by the Malkin Bowl while Metric […]

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3 Super Picks at T&T

I stop by the Chinatown T&T Supermarket two or three times a week. I have given this thought: if I moved to a remote area, what foods would I miss? Here are my top three T&T favourites: 1.  Bright coconut juice It’s made of 80% coconut juice and has tiny pulp pieces. The other coconut […]

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Red Tents at Portside Park

This morning  I saw red spots among the trees in Portside Park. They were  Red Tents, portable temporary shelters.  They disappeared by the afternoon. Red Tents is a national campaign initiated by Pivot Legal Society to end homelessness: Our goal is to persuade the federal government to enact a funded National Housing Strategy that will […]

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Chasing Rainbows

Feeling grouchy?  Cheer up. There is a glimmer of jello hovering in the distance. The photo of this  rainbow was taken today at 7:35pm from my balcony, looking Southeast. Find the Science World ball at the bottom right corner to get your bearings. See this 13s video of a rainbow on April 17th at 4:45pm: […]

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Farmers Market I

For dinner tonight I ate BeerBrats sausages and From the King’s Table pasta. Both items were bought yesterday from the Main Farmers Market held at Thornton Park (at Main Street and Terminal Avenue) every Wednesday from 3-7pm. Yummy, handmade organic grain pasta from North Vancouver.  There were whole grain varieties too. One bag for $6 […]

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