Archive for December, 2010

Favourite Vancouver Photographers of 2010

Friday, December 31st, 2010 — 11:22am PDT
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While I only managed to do 25 weekly photo posts over the last year, profiling pictures added to the Miss604 Flickr Group, there was no shortage of snapshots of Vancouver throughout 2010. I personally took over 3,000 photos (608 of which were during the Olympic and Paralympics) and enjoyed watching unique, candid, and breathtaking images […]

Favourite Travel Experiences of 2010

Thursday, December 30th, 2010 — 11:35am PDT
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While we stayed very close to home for a few weeks in February 2010, I spent even more time on the road. From snowshoeing to swimming in the Caribbean, the following are some of my Top Travel Experiences of 2010. January 2010 Destination: Iowa Highlights: Ringing in 2010 with John’s family Destination: Sun Peaks Resort […]

Epic New Year’s Eve at V in Yaletown

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 — 1:33pm PDT
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Along with other bars, clubs, and family-friendly establishments, V Lounge in Yaletown is hosting an Epic New Year’s Eve party to round out and salute a big year in Vancouver. Photo credit: Toni Blay on Flickr Where V Lounge in Yaletown (1095 Mainland, upstairs) When December 31st, 2010 doors open at 8:30pm Tickets $75 available […]

Favourite Vancouver Food Experiences of 2010

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 — 12:14pm PDT
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It was a big year in the Vancouver foodie scene with the introduction of street food vendors, Fair Trade Town status, and even the city’s first cupcake competition. In 2010 I was fortunate to dine at many of the region’s finest establishments, judge a cocktail competition or three, and recap experiences from across the province. […]

Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 — 10:22am PDT
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2011-2012 events can be found in an updated post. After ringing in the new year many Vancouverites will be looking to dispose of their live, cut Christmas trees. Thanks to several services around the region, you can get your tree tossed and chipped for little or no cost. Photo credit: DerekL1963 on Flickr UBC Botanical […]

Vancouver Polar Bear Swim 2011

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 — 8:24am PDT
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The Vancouver Polar Bear Swim in English Bay is a tradition that is 91 years strong. It all began with 10 swimmers in 1920 thanks to the leadership of Peter Pantages and it grew to welcome over 2,000 participants in recent years. Peter Pantages & Miss E Robinson in English Bay Dec 1927 – Archives […]