Archive for October, 2013

Dinner at The Fish House in Stanley Park

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

We are the type of people who will walk by an eatery or attraction and say, “We have to check that out sometime” and it then takes us years to get around to it. It’s a particularly terrible trait when the place we’ve been meaning to check out is only a 10 minute walk from […]

BC Craft Beer Month

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It’s only fitting that we celebrate BC Craft Beer Month since it was right here in the Greater Vancouver area that John Mitchell opened the first modern craft brewery in Canada back in 1982. Today, there are over 70 craft breweries in the province and craft beer has bubbled up to 12.7% (of all beer […]

October is Power Smart Month

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Lights on, heat up, turkey roasting in the oven, rain-soaked socks in the dryer. It’s sometimes challenging to save power at this time of year which is why October is Power Smart Month. For the next 31 days you can create a power plan for your home, learn ways to conserve energy, get great deals […]

October in Vancouver History

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A new month has arrived with rain, winds, and Halloween preparations. In Vancouver history, October has had some defining moments, some of which have been captured and preserved in the Vancouver Public Library and City of Vancouver Archives, while others live on through the words of Chuck Davis’ History of Metropolitan Vancouver. Here’s a quick […]