Archive for January, 2013

Dine Out Vancouver 2013: Dine With Amex at L’Abattoir

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Last week I hosted a Dine with Amex dinner at a participating Dine Out Vancouver restaurant, inviting five friends to experience the festival with me. As a proud supporter of Canada’s dining industry, Amex loves bringing unique dining experiences to cardmembers and they are the premier sponsor of Dine Out Vancouver this year. The reservation […]

Twilight Crow Bike Ride

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You don’t need to be a long-time Vancouverite to spot the spectacular daily commute of tens of thousands of crows as they leave the city and head home to nest in Burnaby. The phenomenon has happened every day, without fail, since at least 1971. It’s so common that I finally wrote a post about it […]

St. Regis Hotel Celebrates 100 Years

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The St. Regis Hotel has stood on the corner of Dunsmuir and Seymour for the last 100 years and to mark the milestone they would like to hear from visitors, guests, and anyone who has spent time at the hotel in the last century. 1915 – VPL #20021 Dominion Photo Co. The St. Regis Hotel […]

Discovery Square to be Renamed Art Phillips Park

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The Vancouver Park Board has voted unanimously in favour of renaming Discovery Square at Burrard Station to Art Phillips Park, after the former Mayor from 1973 to 1977. Photo credit: veronique_m on Flickr Many of the “livability” perks we have today in Vancouver are thanks to Phillips’ vision. Pete McMartin from the Vancouver Sun explains: […]

Contact Partner Yoga at YYoga for Valentine’s Day

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Have you ever tried to get your partner out to yoga with you? Or, are you and your partner both avid yogis? In either case, it just might be time to try Contact Partner Yoga at YYoga: The vision for Partner Yoga comes from the literal translation of the word yoga, which means union in […]