Archive for March, 2013

Burnaby Heights Contest: Park It Where Your Heart Is

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The Burnaby Heights Merchants Association is known for its engagement with the community, especially with the annual Hats Off Day festival (which I have sponsored for the last few years). Now they’re hosting a contest called “Park It Where Your Heart Is” to highlight 20 free parking lots along the Heights and the 350 businesses […]

Burt’s Bees at Best Buy Giveaway

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Known for its electronics selection, Best Buy has recently expanded its online assortment to include new product categories such as Health and Wellness, Baby, Beauty, Fashion, Home and Lifestyle and more. From luggage, baby blankets, and bedroom furniture to exercise equipment and lipstick — you can now get it all at Best Buy online. One […]

Les Miserables Vancouver Pre-Sale

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Broadway Across Canada recently announced its 2013/2014 line-up of musical theatre productions that they’re bringing to Vancouver over the next year including Les Miserables June 12th to June 23rd, 2013. Photo credit: Deen van Meer. “One Day More” The Company of the New 25th Anniversary of Les Miserables. Cameron Mackintosh presents a brand new 25th […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week: Rainbows

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Rainy days are just a part of living in Vancouver and when the sun shines for a few days in a row — revealing lush, green, natural views — we all remember its benefits. In fact you could almost say that the best part of Vancouver is all the rain because it makes us appreciate […]

Blogger Profile: Urban Sketcher Sigrid Albert

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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 on occasion I send these out to local bloggers to continue the series. Click, […]

Parallel 49 Brewing: From East Van With Love

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Vancouver’s Parallel 49 Brewing has just released their latest craft beer, in collaboration with Portland’s Gigantic Brewing Company, called From East Van With Love. Paying tribute to their community in the title, this seasonal brew is a bourbon-aged imperial maple stout that offers a rich and dark combination of flavors including chocolate, roasted barley, and […]