Archive for January, 2016

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

Thursday, January 28th, 2016 — 10:04pm PDT
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Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend: Friday, January 29, 2016; Saturday, January 30, 2016; Sunday, January 31, 2016. Activities and events around Metro Vancouver.

The History of Lost Lagoon

Thursday, January 28th, 2016 — 8:53am PDT
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Lost Lagoon, on the edge of the city at the entrance to Stanley Park, is about 100 years old. This captive body of water used to be free-flowing from Coal Harbour, before it was penned in by the Stanley Park Causeway. 1894. Entrance to Stanley Park. Boorne and May Photo. Archives# St Pk P115. How […]

Explore Canadian Winter Destinations and Enter to Win 50,000 IHG Rewards Club Points

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 — 9:40am PDT
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Winter is a great time to travel in Canada, not just to beat the blues, but because we have some stunning seasonal landscapes and attractions that truly shine at this time of year. We all know that there’s skating on Ottawa’s Rideau Canal and some awesome powder to shred at Whistler, but beyond these well-known […]

Science of Cocktails at Science World

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 — 7:40am PDT
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We spend time to go on wine and beer tours, learning about the inner workings of what it takes to get grapes or hops, fermented or brewed, into our glasses to sip and swirl. But what about cocktails? How do infusions work? Why whip an egg white into a creamy foam to top a drink? […]

Win a Phantom of the Opera Date Night

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 — 10:19am PDT
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Vancouver Bach Choir, currently celebrating its 85th anniversary season, presents Downing’s Phantom of the Opera at the Orpheum this February. Where: The Orpheum (601 Smithe St, Vancouver) When: Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 8:00pm Tickets: Starting at $29, available online now This version of Phantom of the Opera is not the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, […]

10 Photos of Porteau Cove

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 — 8:49am PDT
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The most frequent photos I see that have been taken at Porteau Cove include the Milky Way and the Northern Lights, which says something about this Provincial Park, located along the Sea to Sky Highway. When “Porteau” (porte d’eau) is translated from French into English it means “Water’s Gate”. This name dates from 1908 when […]