Archive for July, 2013

Archive Photos of the Day: King Studio

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The Vancouver Public Library and City of Vancouver Archives host collections of images that have been catalogued including works from Major Matthews (found of the Vancouver Archives), Leonard Frank, W.J. Moore, Philip Timms, and dozens of others. The library has one of these collections for King Studio: 1933: Imperial Oil service station. VPL Number: 70726. […]

Island Gourmet Trails: Comox Valley Culinary Tours

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Disclosure: Review — This is not a paid post. Our tour was compliments of Island Gourmet Trails & Tourism Vancouver Island. Views are my own. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

On a typical grey day in early May I spent an afternoon touring three wineries, a bistro, and a chocolate shop in the Comox Valley with a media group as we sampled delicious treats from some of the region’s best local producers. The trip was hosted by Tourism Vancouver Island and when we reached Courtenay […]

SHOREfest Fireworks Concert Schedule, Lineup

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The Honda Celebration of Light is the world’s largest offshore fireworks competition and in Vancouver there’s plenty of action onshore to get crowds pumped for the spectacular displays in the sky. SHOREfest is returning to English Bay and Sunset Beach, presenting talented homegrown artists in a free concert series on each night of the fireworks. […]

Win a VIP Fireworks Dinner at Cactus Club Cafe

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The world’s largest offshore fireworks competition will draw thousands to English Bay’s shoreline at the end of this month as the Honda Celebration of Light returns for another season. While you could join tens of thousands of spectators on the beach, Cactus Club Cafe is offering a one-of-a-kind dining experience that will give you one […]

Surrey Fusion Festival 2013: Food

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Surrey’s annual Fusion Festival is coming up on Saturday and Sunday in Holland Park and I wanted to promote one of our favourite elements of this free multicultural celebration: Food! With dozens of pavilions, each representing a country, the selection of fried, boiled, charcoal-grilled, and slow-roasted goodies is seemingly endless. Photo credit: John Bollwitt for […]