Vancouver

Grandview Cut, May 12 2012

Grandview Cut in Vancouver dusk photo

My gal and I were walking along Woodland Saturday evening when we came a cross a photographer setting up his camera for some shots of the sunset from the Grandview Cut overpass. We stopped to chat and I asked him…

Guy selling books on Commercial Drive

Books on Commercial Drive photo

Last weekend, I wrote a blog post about buying a cheap science fiction paperback (Destiny Doll by Clifford D. Simak) off a guy selling books outside my neighbourhood liquor store. The guy had a huge selection of SF paperbacks and…

Vancouver International Burlesque Festival 2012

Nicky Ninedoors burlesque dancer at the Rio Theatre photo

Photos – Vancouver International Burlesque Festival May 5 2012 – photos by Cameron Brown for thesnipenews.com Last night was the third and final showcase performance for the 2012 Vancouver International Burlesque Festival (although there is a VIBFA members-only pyjama party tonight).…

Hockey riot hotties – Alicia Price

Alicia Price hockey riot

Some charges have been announced in the June 2011 hockey riot in Vancouver, and now the riot has a sex symbol: Alicia Price. Okay, maybe she’s not the hockey riot’s sex symbol… yet. But just you wait. We can just…

Laser eye surgery pt 3 – London Eye Centre

London Eye Centre homepage screengrab

A friend recommended London Eye Centre. Apparently the clinic is one of, if not the, pioneering laser eye surgery outfits in Vancouver. They’ve been cutting up corneas since 1985 and, according to one of their employees, Mike, the clinic’s surgeons…