Every once in awhile, someone will leave a comment on an old blog post, Retro Cooking: Woodward’s Recipes. Recently, a reader, Dorothy, inquired about a scone that had a baking soda taste. does anyone have a recipe that was for a dropped biscuit or scone that was sold in Edmonton’s downtown Woodwards? in the late […]
It was near closing time, around 9:30PM, when I stopped by London Drugs on my way home tonight. Entire shelves in one aisle were cleared of products. Did a maniac come in and maul everything to the floor? Was there a major recall of hair dryers and accessories? I was curious. I asked LD staff […]
A surprise across Hastings Street.
Yesterday Marie and I were invited to the Museum of Vancouver to attend a talk by the curators of MASH NOTES, a collaborative project between the museum, Alex Beim from Tangible Interactive, and architect Michael Green. MASH NOTES is the third and final part of a series called Not An Architectural Speaker’s Series, which were […]
One of the best things about living at Woodward’s is having SFU Contemporary Arts in the complex. They regularly offer sensational cultural events that are free and open to the public. Yesterday afternoon, I went to see Voice of Drums: Language of Dance. Here is a blurb about it from a SFU press release: “SFU […]
On my way home, I saw a large group of people in the courtyard. They were in groups of three or four and fought in slow motion for a couple of minutes at a time. To say fight is perhaps inaccurate as in most groups that I saw, one person got beaten up by two […]
The SFU Contemporary Arts Grand Opening (September 24-26th) is being celebrated with a number of events and performances. Earlier yesterday I saw the breathtaking Firebelly Aerialists, and later in the evening, I attended the Mainstage Event which was held in the Fei and Milton Wong Experimental Theatre. It was an hour long program featuring five […]
Artistic daredevils kept the audience entranced. Spine tingling!
(Woodwards Collage, image courtesy yeaoarron) I am Mr. 5 Billion, and there ain’t nothing you can do to stop me. Something huge has happened and you need to know. Flickr reached five billion photos and Woodward’s won the lottery. Lucky yeoarron, a Vancouver based Flickr user, uploaded the above photo which is now known as […]
This is the marvelous Indio. He lives in my building and is one of my favourite people in the neighbourhood. Indio is a multi-faceted guy who is frequently seen with his tiny dog. He is a new dad. He wears fedoras and baseball caps with equal aplomb. Sometimes he looks the gentleman and other times, […]