Tara Ciecko Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/149 en Tips On Getting into BC Place for Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Olympic Games http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/localsonly/2010/02/11/tips-getting-bc-place-opening-ceremony-2010-olympic-games I was fortunate enough yesterday to attend the dress rehearsal of the Opening Ceremonies and thought that I would pass on a few tips on entering BC Place for those who are planning to attend either...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/localsonly/2010/02/11/tips-getting-bc-place-opening-ceremony-2010-olympic-games" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/localsonly/2010/02/11/tips-getting-bc-place-opening-ceremony-2010-olympic-games#comments Olympics Updates for Locals Only 2010: Participate 2010 Vancouver Games Olympic Updates for Locales Only Fri, 12 Feb 2010 10:22:00 +0000 Tara Ciecko 3125 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Join the Party – Visit one of the many National ‘Houses’ and Cultural events coming soon. http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/localsonly/2010/02/04/join-party-%E2%80%93-visit-one-many-national-%E2%80%98houses%E2%80%99-and-cultural-events-coming Richmond - The city of Richmond is converting a huge area stretching from City Hall to Minorou Park into a giant outdoor mall called the O Zone. &nbsp;The area is only a few blocks from the new...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/localsonly/2010/02/04/join-party-%E2%80%93-visit-one-many-national-%E2%80%98houses%E2%80%99-and-cultural-events-coming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/localsonly/2010/02/04/join-party-%E2%80%93-visit-one-many-national-%E2%80%98houses%E2%80%99-and-cultural-events-coming#comments Olympics Updates for Locals Only 2010: Participate 2010 Vancouver Games 2010: Participate Olympic Updates for Locales Only Fri, 05 Feb 2010 13:42:00 +0000 Tara Ciecko 3053 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Streetcar Back in Business; Cultural Olympiad officially opens http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/localsonly/2010/01/21/streetcar-back-business-cultural-olympiad-officially-opens Streetcar back in Business - Today (January 21st) marks the&nbsp;official first day of operations for Vancouver’s 2010 Streetcar.&nbsp; Called the Olympic Line, the service will be free transit...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/localsonly/2010/01/21/streetcar-back-business-cultural-olympiad-officially-opens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/localsonly/2010/01/21/streetcar-back-business-cultural-olympiad-officially-opens#comments Olympics Updates for Locals Only Olympics City 2010 Vancouver Games 2010: Participate Olympic Updates for Locales Only Fri, 22 Jan 2010 01:33:00 +0000 Tara Ciecko 2931 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com It's Going to Get Noisy, There Will be Much to See and Do http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/localsonly/2010/01/14/its-going-get-noisy-there-will-be-much-see-and-do Noise Hours Extended – The City has temporarily extended its daytime noise hours to be 7am to midnight on weekdays and 8am to midnight on weekends. &nbsp;This change is in effect from January 1st to...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/localsonly/2010/01/14/its-going-get-noisy-there-will-be-much-see-and-do" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/localsonly/2010/01/14/its-going-get-noisy-there-will-be-much-see-and-do#comments Olympics Updates for Locals Only 2010 Vancouver Games 2010: Participate Olympic Updates for Locales Only Fri, 15 Jan 2010 12:29:00 +0000 Tara Ciecko 2884 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Do We Really Need to Practice for Road Closures? http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/localsonly/2010/01/07/do-we-really-need-practice-road-closures Do we really need the Practice? - To prepare for the travel restrictions from February 12 to March 1, drivers who frequently travel in downtown Vancouver are encouraged to start ‘practicing’ their...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/localsonly/2010/01/07/do-we-really-need-practice-road-closures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/localsonly/2010/01/07/do-we-really-need-practice-road-closures#comments Olympics Updates for Locals Only 2010 Vancouver Games 2010: Participate Olympic Updates for Locales Only Fri, 08 Jan 2010 07:57:00 +0000 Tara Ciecko 2813 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Fan to Fan ticket sales produce no deals; new parking rates effective January 1st http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/localsonly/2009/12/29/fan-fan-ticket-sales-produce-no-deals-new-parking-rates-effective Olympic Ticket Buy, Sell and Auction – The Fan-to-Fan Marketplace is now live on www.vancouver2010.com and enables ticket holders to sign into their existing Vancouver 2010 ticketing account and...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/localsonly/2009/12/29/fan-fan-ticket-sales-produce-no-deals-new-parking-rates-effective" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/localsonly/2009/12/29/fan-fan-ticket-sales-produce-no-deals-new-parking-rates-effective#comments Olympics Updates for Locals Only Olympics 2010: Participate Olympic Updates for Locales Only Vancouver 2010 Wed, 30 Dec 2009 02:10:00 +0000 Tara Ciecko 2730 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Announced this week http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/localsonly/2009/12/19/announced-week On December 11th John Furlong announced the creation of a new award, The Vancouver 2010 Terry Fox Award, at an event on Ottawa with the Fox family.&nbsp; “This award will be presented to an athlete...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/localsonly/2009/12/19/announced-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/localsonly/2009/12/19/announced-week#comments Olympics Updates for Locals Only 2010: Participate 2010 Vancouver Games 2010: Participate Sun, 20 Dec 2009 06:32:00 +0000 Tara Ciecko 2677 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Since You Will Not Be Able to Drive Your Car, Take the Opportunity To Ride a Rickshaw Instead http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/localsonly/2009/12/09/you-will-not-be-able-drive-your-car-take-opportunity-ride-rickshaw Street Closures Announced – Security based road closures will begin as early as January 15th to protect the safety of athletes, officials and the public.&nbsp; Those who live and work on these...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/localsonly/2009/12/09/you-will-not-be-able-drive-your-car-take-opportunity-ride-rickshaw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/localsonly/2009/12/09/you-will-not-be-able-drive-your-car-take-opportunity-ride-rickshaw#comments Olympics Updates for Locals Only Olympics 2010 2010 Vancouver Games Participate Thu, 10 Dec 2009 09:10:00 +0000 Tara Ciecko 2587 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Olympic Bits and Bites http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/localsonly/2009/12/02/olympic-bits-and-bites With so much information to get across this week’s post is a collection of news, spectator information and interesting facts about the 2010 Olympic Games period… 1. &nbsp;If you are attending an...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/localsonly/2009/12/02/olympic-bits-and-bites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/localsonly/2009/12/02/olympic-bits-and-bites#comments Olympics Updates for Locals Only Olympics 2010 Olympics 2010 Vancouver Games 2010: Participate environmental Transportation Thu, 03 Dec 2009 09:30:00 +0000 Tara Ciecko 2533 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Lucky Enough to Secure Tickets in Whistler? Make Sure to get Your Olympic Bus Network Ticket on November 30th http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/localsonly/2009/11/25/lucky-enough-secure-tickets-whistler-make-sure-get-your-olympic-bus Travel Smart - The City of Vancouver has launched www.travelsmart2010.ca to provide information all kinds of travel information including increases to public transit, road closures and travel in the...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/localsonly/2009/11/25/lucky-enough-secure-tickets-whistler-make-sure-get-your-olympic-bus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/localsonly/2009/11/25/lucky-enough-secure-tickets-whistler-make-sure-get-your-olympic-bus#comments Olympics Updates for Locals Only Olympics 2010: Participate Olympic Updates for Locales Only Vancouver 2010 Thu, 26 Nov 2009 08:53:00 +0000 Tara Ciecko 2454 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com