Archive for June, 2013

Date Night in the City: St. Regis Hotel and Les Misérables

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Disclosure: Review — This is not a paid post. We paid for our own meals/drinks. I was provided media tickets to Les Mis (for review purposes). Our night at the St. Regis was complimentary. Views are my own. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

We’re a pair of 30-somethings in the city with no kids but that doesn’t mean that every time we go out that it’s a “date night”. Running to the grocery store or market, grabbing some take-out, and covering events (when John‘s got a camera in his face the whole time) aren’t the most romantic escapades. […]

VIVA Vancouver 2013

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VIVA Vancouver, a summer program that transform city streets into art and performance spaces in collaboration with local businesses, returns at the end of this month. 800 Robson Street Summertime Plaza Each weekend from June 21st and June 22nd until the weekend of August 31st and September 1st, the 800 block of Robson will be […]

Vancouver Canadians Promotions and Giveaways for 2013

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The boys of summer return to Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium as the two-time (and back-to-back) Northwest League Champion Vancouver Canadians kick off their Class-A short season this month. Affordable tickets, sunny afternoons, the beautiful Queen Elizabeth Park backdrop, and watching up-and-coming baseball stars of the Blue Jays affiliate are all a part of […]

Canada Day at Canada Place 2013: Entertainment Schedule

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Downtown Vancouver will be bustling with patriotic festivities and family fun with the 26th annual Canada Day at Canada Place. On Monday, July 1st you can enjoy the 5th annual Canada Day Parade (7:00pm to 8:00pm), Burrard Inlet fireworks show (10:30pm to 11:00pm), and of course the waterfront party (10:00am to 6:00pm). Photo credit: John […]

Free Outdoor Movies: Vancouver, Surrey, Langley, Richmond, Tsawwassen

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Free outdoor movies are a highlight of late spring and summer in the Vancouver area. After a day at the beach you can pull up a picnic blanket in a grassy meadow and watch new and retro fan-favourite films on Fresh Air Cinema‘s giant inflatable screens. Photo credit: rbrtwhite on Flickr On top of reciting […]