Archive for April, 2013

Vancouver Public Library Rooftop Garden; Strategic Plan Announcement

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Yesterday the Vancouver Public Library gave media access to their rooftop green space at the Central Branch in downtown Vancouver. This 28,000 square foot “garden in the sky” served as the perfect stage for their strategic plan announcement that includes intentions to expand community spaces, create dynamic collaboration zones, and offer high-tech creation spaces for […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Launch Party in Vancouver

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Samsung Canada is hosting launch parties for the new Galaxy S4 in cities tomorrow from coast to coast and Vancouver is on the list. Hosted by Jesse Giddings, the Samsung Galaxy S4 launch party in Vancouver will feature STARS for a live performance at the Rocky Mountaineer train station. STARS – Photo credit: John Bollwitt […]

Cibo Trattoria Spring Lamb Festival

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Disclosure: Review — This is not a paid post. Our meal was compliments of Cibo Trattoria. Views are my own. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

Sounds of a city rushing by outside fades as you step into Cibo Trattoria located inside the Moda Hotel in the heart of Vancouver’s entertainment district. This boutique hotel’s Italian-themed culinary gem offers a comfortable and romantic oasis with candles, smooth music, and bottles of wine adorning the walls. John and I were recently invited […]

Better Together: Hands-On Cook-Off Video Contest

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Better Together is a non-profit online community forum (in partnership with the BC Dairy Association and the Ministry of Health) that celebrates family togetherness at mealtimes and on May 1st, they’re launching their 4th annual Hands-On Cook-Off. The purpose of this social forum is to encourage people to cook and eat together, as the research […]

Vancouver Restaurant Awards 2013

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Yesterday the winners of Vancouver Magazine’s 24th Annual Vancouver Restaurant Awards were announced during a ceremony at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre. Hosted by Fiona Forbes and Michael Eckford, industry members and media were on hand to sip, sample, and tweet about the winners. There are over three dozen categories, with all those honoured listed […]