Archive for December, 2012

2012 Year in Food

Monday, December 31st, 2012 — 1:48pm PDT
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We’re fortunate enough to break out of our West End bubble to dine out at a selection of eateries, hotels, and fine restaurants throughout the year. In 2012, we enjoyed cuisine from British Columbia, Washington State, and the lush farming island of Maui, Hawaii. Dunn’s Famous in Vancouver Black Rock Resort Ucluelet Ashiana Restaurant in […]

2012 Year in Photos

Monday, December 31st, 2012 — 1:04pm PDT
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2012 was a much sweeter year than 2011 which contained too many tears due to losses in our families. We bounced back and embraced the last 12 months with enthusiasm and a thirst for adventure. In 2011 I traveled 75,000kms, mostly on my own. In 2012 I wanted to share more with John and I […]

Snowy Mountain Photos from the Miss604 Flickr Pool

Monday, December 31st, 2012 — 9:22am PDT
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We’ve been away in Iowa for the last part of the month where temperatures have been working their way down to -20C. It’s the type of cold that impedes you from going outside and enjoying the snow — feet of snow that fell weeks ago but remains on the ground due to the chill. When […]

Happy Birthday City of Vancouver Archives Building

Saturday, December 29th, 2012 — 9:14am PDT
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Today is the City of Vancouver Archives building will celebrate its 39th anniversary. Opening on December 29th, 1973 in at 1150 Chestnut Street near Vanier Park, they were named after the man who started the archives when Vancouver was but a budding young city — Major J.S. Matthews. Photo credit: City of Vancouver Archives on […]

FashionTV New Year’s Eve in Vancouver

Friday, December 28th, 2012 — 1:14pm PDT
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Press Play Establishment is bringing FashionTV‘s New Year’s Eve party to Vancouver to ring in 2013 with a whole lot of style at the distinguished Terminal City Club. Tickets are still on sale for this prestigious event that will feature a red carpet entrance, casino tables, champagne, six bars, canapes, and much more with featured […]

North Vancouver Penguin Plunge 2013

Friday, December 28th, 2012 — 10:39am PDT
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An alternative to the 93rd annual Vancouver Polar Bear Swim is the Penguin Plunge in North Vancouver. Presented by Deep Cove Outdoor and Deep Cove Kayak & Canoe, this frosty affair takes place at Panorama Park in Deep Cove on New Year’s Day. To participate, register at Panorama Park on Tuesday, January 1, 2013 starting […]