Archive for August, 2015

Vancouver Photos of the Week

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Thanks to everyone who shared their photos with the Miss604 Flickr Pool and #Photos604 on Instagram. Here are a few of my picks this week solely from Flickr, embedded using their new script (with photo credit right on the image). Enjoy! Vancouver Photos of the Week

Ce Soir Noir at Crab Park

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You’ve probably heard of Dîner en Blanc by now, where 3,500 Vancouverites dress in their very best whites and attend an exclusive outdoor dining party at a surprise location filled with romance, grandeur and charm. This chic picnic, inspired by the first Dîner en Blanc in Paris 27 years ago and now held in dozens […]

2 New Wine Areas To Explore in BC

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Many wine lovers have thoroughly explored the popular, grape-filled and sun-soaked vineyard benches of Kelowna, Penticton, Oliver, and Osoyoos and enjoyed with their delicious wines that also fill local liquor store shelves and glasses. However, there are two BC wine areas — very close by — that are worth exploring if you’re looking for tasting […]

Richmond World Festival New Acts Announced

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The Richmond World Festival is a full day festival of music, food, and culture happening on Saturday, September 5, 2015. Matt & Kim, the dynamic indie dance duo from Brooklyn, will be the headliners and more acts have just recently been announced for this FREE event! Richmond World Festival Where Minoru Park, 7191 Granville Avenue, […]

Lululemon SeaWheeze Half Marathon Road Closures and Event Info

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The Lululemon SeaWheeze™ Half Marathon and Sunset Festival take place this Saturday, August 15, 2015 with an estimated 10,000 runners and 15,000 festival goers expected to participate. The half marathon course runs through Chinatown, Coal Harbour, False Creek, Kitsilano, the West End and Stanley Park. The Sunset Festival that follows will be held at Brockton […]

VanDusen Botanical Garden 40th Anniversary

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VanDusen Botanical Garden is a seasonal beacon in Vancouver, a place I visit in the fall for changing colours in the trees, in the winter for the Festival of Lights, and in the spring for the natural pink confetti of the cherry blossoms. This summer I visited with my niece from Chicago, strolling between fragrant […]