Archive for January, 2016

The Second Hotel Vancouver

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It’s one of Vancouver’s lost landmarks and all that remains are pieces of its opulent interior, which can be found in antique shops or repurposed home decor, occasionally unbeknownst to the homeowner. From 1916 to 1949, the Second Hotel Vancouver stood on West Georgia Street between Howe and Granville. Built in a grand Italianate revival […]

Street Food City at Dine Out Vancouver

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It’s been six years since the City of Vancouver began its expanded food cart program and there are now over 100 food trucks, carts, and vendors selling convenient, diverse, and delicious food on Vancouver streets. Whether you have a favourite lunchtime truck or one dish you’ve been eyeing on Instagram for months, you can check […]

Seattle Museum Month

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For every city John and I visit, we enter at least one museum. In the spring it was the Concord Museum in Massachusetts (with artifacts from writers like Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau), then it was the The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York (where we looked up a painting by Iowa […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

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Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend: Activities and events happening Friday, January 15, 2016; Saturday, January 16, 2016; Sunday, January 17, 2016 around Metro Vancouver.

Review of Dirty Dancing on Stage in Vancouver

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It has been the soundtrack to sleepovers, road trips, and pool parties for almost thirty years. With that kind of pressure, and a lot of anticipation, Dirty Dancing premiered on stage in Vancouver and left even the biggest super-fans extremely happy. Dirty Dancing on Stage in Vancouver Opening at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre earlier this […]