Posts from the ‘Vancouver’ category

Lucky Breaks

In 1994, I remember watching the Canucks’ improbable run to the Stanley Cup Finals in the basement of my parents’ house. My recently-blended family was arrayed…

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I’m selling Whitecaps tickets for tomorrow night’s game

Have I mentioned that I bought season tickets for the Vancouver Whitecaps inaugural season in Major League Soccer? Somebody also kindly bought me a membership in…

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Big names at the Art of Marketing conference

I recently received an invitation to attend The Art of Marketing, a marketing conference being held at The Centre on June 9. It looks like an…

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Whitecaps tickets for sale

UPDATE: These tickets are now spoken for. I’ve got seasons tickets to the Whitecaps. As fate would have it, for various reasons, I’m going to miss…

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What Vancouver looked like before modern civilization

I occasionally check out the Vancouver sub-reddit, a section of the popular social news site that focuses on our city. It’s a pretty small community, but…

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Thanks for the jersey

Last night was an mix of emotions for this sports fan. First, there was the collapse of the Canadian World Junior team in Buffalo, New York.…

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Will multi-use theatres become the new small town cinema?

I grew up in West Vancouver. Up until the time I left for university, West Van had two movie theatres operating a total of five cinemas–the…

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Cheering for the Sad-Sack Upstarts

The other night I was chatting with a friend of mine who’s been a long-term Canucks fan. He reminded me of how lucky recently-converted Canucks fans…

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