Archive for May, 2013

Harrison Hot Springs Resort and The Copper Room

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Disclosure: Review — This is not a paid post. I previously partnered with Harrison Hot Springs Resort for a recent contest giveaway. Our meal was compliments of the resort. Views are my own. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

Hitting the Trans Canada Highway and heading east from Vancouver you used to pass a sign at Hope that said “Gateway to Holidayland” however for me, Holidayland starts 20 minutes sooner with the turnoff to Highway 9. The Agassiz-Rosedale Highway (Highway 9) bends across the Fraser River and eventually turns into Hot Springs Road, leading […]

Ironclad Art Manhole Design Challenge

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Earlier this year there was a call to artists in the City of Vancouver to come up with designs for storm and sanitary sewer covers. Over 1,000 designs were submitted to the Ironclad Art Manhole Design Challenge and a jury narrowed the pack down to 152, and then to 28. A previous winning design by […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Outdoor Music

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Last Friday, fortunate fans of Mumford and Sons had the chance to experience the first major outdoor concert of the season which is a part of Live Nation’s Concerts in the Park series. With several more on tap for the summer along with outdoor festivals like Canada Day (in Vancouver and Surrey), Surrey Fusion Festival, […]

ChefMeetsBCGrape 2013

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The Arts Club Theatre Company is hosting their annual ChefMeetsBCGrape fundraising event in early June featuring 16 restaurants and 75 BC VQA wineries. When: Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 7:00pm Where: Vancouver Convention Centre East (Canada Place) Tickets: Available online in advance for $80 (group tickets available) or for purchase in person at The Arts […]

Araxi Longtable Series: Summer 2013

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A table set for over a hundred, a snow-capped mountain in the background, and the bounty of a valley farm served up by one of the best restaurants in the province — that was our Araxi Longtable experience at North Arm Farm in Pemberton a few summers ago. This year, Whistler-based Araxi Restaurant and Executive […]