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SFU Business under construction

By Roland Tanglao on May 7, 2004 - 12:04pm

SFU Business under construction

The new home for SFU Business is being constructed on Granville street at the old Bank of Montreal Building at Granville and Pender.

Cool Booths at the Templeton

By Roland Tanglao on May 7, 2004 - 11:57am

Cool Booths at the Templeton

Every booth at the Templeton (1087 Granville, 604 685-4612) has a vintage juke box. And the food is good too!

Del Mar Inn

By rustyvalentine on May 7, 2004 - 11:53am

Del Mar Inn

I love this sign. It just looks like someone threw it up in the middle of the night and the building's owner has yet to notice.

Add your own events

By Boris Mann on May 7, 2004 - 11:45am

Registered members (you can create an account if you don't have one already) now have the ability to add their own events. They get listed automatically in the events block on the right hand side of the front page, as well as being added to the neighbourhood feeds.

This was prompted by me creating an event for JustSue's Yard Sale that's coming up tomorrow (Saturday, May 8).

As always, please use the Contact Us page or the forum to leave us feedback.

Controversy over Unavailability of Photos of the Bertuzzi Incident

By Richard Eriksson on May 6, 2004 - 11:13pm

Photo Talk links to a New York Times article describing the controversy surrounding the relationship between sports teams and Getty Images, where photos provided by Getty showing controversial violent sports incidents were suppressed by the organization. The following is a quote from a Times article in March (via Phototalk, link rescued from obscurity by the New York Times Archive Link Search:

When Todd Bertuzzi of the Vancouver Canucks sucker-punched Steve Moore of the Colorado Avalanche last month and drove him face-first into the ice, he
ended two seasons - Mr. Moore's with two broken vertebrae and his own with an indefinite suspension. He also inadvertently fueled a controversy about ethics in the rink of photojournalism.No Shots of a Cheap Shot, and Some Wonder Why

Bel Air in Kits Thu06May2004

By Roland Tanglao on May 6, 2004 - 9:37pm

Bel Air in Kits Thu06May2004

Bel Air In Kits time lapse photo part 7.

Congratulations to Derek Miller on His "New" Job with Navarik Corp

By Richard Eriksson on May 6, 2004 - 3:21am

Derek Miller writes that he has a new job, which is not so new after all:

I've been working as a permanent part-time employee of Navarik Corp. here in Vancouver since November 2003, though I haven't talked about it much. Previously, Navarik had been a sometime-client of mine since it began in 2000, because the company's founders were all my former colleagues from the University of B.C.My new job (is not so new)

It goes to show how maintaining your networks and continuing to deliver high quality work will get you noticed by those who may not have the money or time to invest in you now, but will keep their eyes and/or chequebooks open for when the time is right.

One Wall Centre

By Richard Eriksson on May 6, 2004 - 12:20am

One Wall Centre

Evidently City Hall was upset that the building was going to be all dark and wanted the colours of the new buildings in the city to reflect the open blue skies.

"It's an overwillingness to acquiesce to crowd thinking, which results in mediocrity, as in half the city's architecture." He [Douglas Coupland] motions to the half constructed One Wall Centre, a building that will have dark-tinted glass on its bottom half and light glass on the top. The two-tone design was a compromise to settle a dispute among Vancouver city bureaucrats over glass colour. Vanman Coupland's first foray into non-fiction, a quirky picture book on his hometown, offers a view of Vancouver 'from the inside looking out.'

Bel Air in Kits 6:22PM Wed05May2004

By Roland Tanglao on May 5, 2004 - 11:06pm

Bel Air in Kits 6:22PM Wed05May2004

6th in a series of time lapse photos of Bel Air Kits, the new high end condos being constructed at 12th and Yew.

Burrard and 12th - 11:36a.m. Wed05May2004

By Roland Tanglao on May 5, 2004 - 3:58pm

Burrard and 12th - 11:36a.m. Wed05May2004

Holy climate change Batman! From cloudy to sunny in about 10 minutes. This kind of weather flip flop happens all the time in Vancouver.

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