Archive for August, 2015

Vancouver Icons: BC Sugar

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The BC Sugar Refinery, a behemoth of a complex that you can’t avoid if you’ve ever driven down Powell Street, is Vancouver’s oldest industrial site. Dating back to 1890, the refinery is just four years older than the City of Vancouver itself. It’s frequently used in movie and television production and is often photographed, making […]

White Spot Pirate Pak Day 2015

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It’s almost time for Pirate Pak Day at White Spot where the purchase of regular kids Pirate Pak and exclusive Adult Pirate Paks will go to a great cause. White Spot Pirate Pak Day On Wednesday, August 12, 2015 White Spot will donate $2 from every Pirate Pak sold to Zajac Ranch for Children — […]

YVR Airport T-Shirts to Paradise

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Connect with your community this summer and you could win a flight to an Asian paradise, direct from YVR! Find the YVR Community Festival Booth at an upcoming event, sport one of the contest t-shirts, share your photo, and you could win. YVR has strong linkages to Asia, with up to 134 direct flights per […]

Richmond World Festival Headliners Announced

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Richmond is getting a full day festival of music, food, and culture and they’re kicking it off in style! This morning the official announcement was made that Matt & Kim, the dynamic indie dance duo from Brooklyn, will headline the Richmond World Festival, presented by Coast Capital Savings. Richmond World Festival Where Minoru Park, 7191 […]

Where to Watch Premier League Soccer in Vancouver

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Following the success of the FIFA Women’s World Cup, and the continued — and amazing — fan support for Vancouver Whitecaps FC, Donnelly Group pubs are preparing for the launch of the Barclays Premier League season. Starting August 8th, soccer fans all over the Lower Mainland can wake up early and head to the pub […]

Win Tickets to Colin Mochrie and Friends

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Canada’s best-known improvisor, Colin Mochrie, will team up with Vancouver TheatreSports League (“VTSL”) for three special shows this month at the Improv Centre on Granville Island. Colin is an alumnus of both VTSL and Toronto’s Second City comedy troupes and he was a regular on both the British and American versions of Whose Line Is […]