Classic Simpsons Trivia

Courtesy of  Alfonsina Blyde via Flickr

Courtesy of Alfonsina Blyde via Flickr

Considering The Simpsons have been on television for a quarter of a century, there’s a good chance you’ve spent countless hours  in your lifetime watching the famed show. If that’s the case, you’ve likely absorbed a university degree’s worth of knowledge about the infamous four-fingered family, and the world of Springfield in which they live. Those confident in their abilities are welcome to test their skills at WOO HOO!: Classic Simpsons Trivia at Simply Delicious Restaurant on Main Street.

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Classic Simpsons Trivia

The Yard You Can Eat: Edible Lawns Cropping up in Vancouver

Photo credit: Transition US | Flickr

Photo credit: Transition US | Flickr

Have you heard of edible yards? I hadn’t, until I read a great article in the Vancouver Sun by Randy Shore.  Now I’m seeing edible yards everywhere in Vancouver.

Edible yards are, in essence, lawns that have been transformed into vegetable gardens. They’re a part of the larger urban agriculture movement, which sees vacant lots, rooftops and other idle spaces in and around cities used as land for small-scale farms.

The appeal of an edible yard is obvious.  For starters, no more mowing and watering the lawn.  And as a bonus, you get a bumper crop of fresh veggies right at your doorstep (literally).

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The Yard You Can Eat: Edible Lawns Cropping up in Vancouver

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
How many events and festivals can you fit in this Friday through Sunday? Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this weekend!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

102nd Grey Cup Festival in Vancouver Tickets on Sale Now

102 Grey Cup Festival Vancouver

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It may be 132 days away, but preparation is already gearing up for the highly-anticipated 102nd Grey Cup Festival coming back to Vancouver this November. The grey cup features the best two teams in the Canadian Football League (CFL) facing off against each other to get a chance at winning the coveted grey cup.

While its still a ways away, it’s worth getting excited for the 102nd Grey Cup. As B.C. Premier Christy Clark put it, it’s not just a football game, “but a week-long festival of Canadian football and culture”.

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102nd Grey Cup Festival in Vancouver Tickets on Sale Now

A midsummer night’s Woody

A scene from Match Point (2005), showing as part of Vancity Theatre's Woody Allen 4 Seasons: Summer series.

A scene from Match Point (2005), showing as part of Vancity Theatre’s Woody Allen 4 Seasons: Summer series.

As part of its Woody Allen 4 Seasons retrospective, Vancity Theatre (1181 Seymour St.) is showing some of the director’s best and most popular films that also happen to be set in the summer. They range from the broad hilarity of A Midsummer Night’s Sex Comedy to the dark murder drama Match Point. Two of the films – including the science-fiction comedy Sleeper – have already been screened, but you still have four chances to soak up some Woody on a Sunday summer evening.

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A midsummer night’s Woody