Archive for September, 2012

VIFF 2012: Win Film Tickets

Friday, September 28th, 2012 — 1:24pm PDT
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The Vancouver International Film Festival is in full swing for its 31st year of celebrating international, national, and local productions. Last night the festival officially opened with a screening of Deepa Mehta’s Midnight’s Children which was followed up by the opening gala at the Salt Building in the Village on False Creek. Photo credit: John […]

Savour at Lonsdale Quay Market

Friday, September 28th, 2012 — 11:27am PDT
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A quick Sea Bus ride away from downtown Vancouver, the Lonsdale Quay Market is your North Shore source for fresh produce, local vegetables, meats, cheeses, wines and artisan wares. This October they are hosting Savour, a festival of food and wine taking place every Saturday form October 6th until October 27th, 2012. Photo credit: John […]

Archives Photos of the Day: West End Houses

Friday, September 28th, 2012 — 10:42am PDT
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As much as I love the diversity of neighbourhoods in Vancouver, from the quiet oak-lined streets of the West Side to the community parks of Strathcona and the sloped views of Sunset, the West End downtown has been my home for nearly seven years now. I love that I can walk in a block or […]

Connie’s Cookin’ at Granger Grocery

Friday, September 28th, 2012 — 9:09am PDT
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It looks like your classic neighbourhood corner store. A place where I would have gone to purchase 5 cent gummy candies and Big Leaque Chew when I was young. Granger Grocery on Heather at West 16th in Vancouver even has the iconic “Enjoy Coke” sign outside. However, one step into what is really Connie’s Cookin’ […]

Blogger Profile: Tazim Damji

Thursday, September 27th, 2012 — 4:12pm PDT
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Over the years I have profiled bloggers from the Northwest Territories to the Fraser Valley, anyone that interests me and that I hope will interest you as well. A few years ago I started asking a standard set of questions and I’ve sent these out to a few local bloggers for this week’s series. Click, […]

Yolk’s Breakfast Food Truck Vancouver

Thursday, September 27th, 2012 — 3:23pm PDT
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I haven’t tried nearly as many food trucks in Vancouver as I would like so when Marc Smith asked me to join him during his 30 Day Adventures: Food Truck Edition, I had a hard time picking our meet-up location. However, I am a big fan of breakfast and after reading food bloggers praise Yolk’s, […]