Archive for January, 2010

Vancouver History: Vogue Theatre

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Located at 918 Granville Street, the Vogue Theatre is an icon of Vancouver’s entertainment district. For decades its neon sign topped by the Roman Goddess Diana has stood the test of time and acted as a beacon for everything from theatrical performances and punk rock shows. The 1,178-seat theatre opened its doors for the first […]

Vancouver 2010 OIympic Zipline Downtown

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The Olympic Zipline is coming to downtown Vancouver. Something usually associated with soaring high above mountain treetops on Grouse or in Whistler will be flying high above Robson Square courtesy of Ziptrek Ecotours. Early reports said the line would run across Robson Square and over to Chapters at Robson and Howe, however the Ziptrek Ecotours […]

Vancouver 2010 Torch Relay Celebrations

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As the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch makes it way around BC on the last leg of its journey the excitement is bubbling over from community to community. Photo credit: AlbertaVan2010 on Flickr Over the Rockies, through the Kootenays, down and around the Thompson Okanagan. Photo credit: UrbanWorkbench on Flickr Here’s a rundown of where the […]

Sun Peaks Resort Winter Wine Festival

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Last week I jetted up to Sun Peaks Resort just outside of Kamloops, BC to take part in the Winter Wine Festival. The Winter Wine Festival is presented as a part of the seasonal Okanagan Wine Festival series, which hosts events across the region in spring, summer (at Silver Star) and fall as well. I […]

Burt's Bees and Jamie Salé Contest

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Jamie Salé is a legendary pairs figure skater and Canadian Olympian and she’ll be in town in February for a special campaign. Along with her husband David Pelletier, she won a gold medal at the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics, and they held the Word Champion title in 2001. Salé & Pelletier became a household […]