Archive for February, 2014

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

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We’re almost through February and the Sochi 2014 Olympics are coming to an end. There’s still a lot of excitement and activity around the city, especially as Team Canada athletes pick up gold medals and our own Olympic cauldron is lit at night in celebration. Here are a few more ways to have fun and […]

Robson Street Video from 1964

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A little while ago I shared a collection of historic/archive photos with the Robson Street Business Association and today they returned the courtesy by sending me this awesome Robson Street Video from 1964. From BC History on YouTube: Robson Street Stores (B&W, sil.) aired on the CBUT (CBC Vancouver) show Town Crier, July 1964. “When […]

Wait For Me, Daddy Monument New Westminster

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The most reproduced Canadian photograph from World War II will soon be immortalized in New Westminster. Wait For Me, Daddy was captured by Claude P. Dettloff on October 1, 1940 as troops headed off to war with the BC Regiment. Recently the CBC met up with Warren (Whitey) Bernard, the little boy in the photo […]

Disney Live! Mickey’s Rockin’ Road Show

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Disney Live! Mickey’s Rockin’ Road Show is coming to the Pacific Coliseum, bringing Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Goofy, and many more beloved characters to Vancouver from February 21st to February 23rd. Photo courtesy of Feld Entertainment Disney Live! Mickey’s Rockin’ Road Show Produced by Feld Entertainment, this stage spectacular features classic Disney characters in an all-new […]

New Surrey City Hall

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The new Surrey City Hall is open for business, 10.8km north of its previous location and now in the heart of Downtown Surrey. To put that into perspective, it would be like moving from South West Marine Drive up to Canada Place in Vancouver. The new Surrey City Hall has plenty of bells and whistles, […]

Gluten Free Beer Tasting at Doolin’s

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Join the Women’s Drinking Club for an interactive gluten free beer seminar hosted by Lundy Dale, certified Cicerone. Meeting at Doolin’s Irish Pub, Lundy will take the group through a variety of gluten free beers, explaining the difference in brewing between those and traditional wheat based beers. If you’re looking to enjoy beer without wheat, […]