Archive for March, 2016

Dining Out For Life 2016

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On Thursday, March 10, 2016, Dining Out For Life returns for its 22nd year in support of individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS and other serious illnesses in BC. Dining Out for Life With over 100 participating restaurants, from Whistler to White Rock, Dining Out For Life is British Columbia’s largest hospitality fundraiser. A full […]

6 Pieces of Vancouver Jewellery That Show Your Love for The City

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One of my favourite pieces of jewellery is a necklace pendant that is shaped like the state of Iowa, where my husband is from (and where he left in order to move to Vancouver and be with me). Forever thankful to the Hawkeye State, I wear it close to my heart. As for Vancouver-themed pieces, […]

Springtime in the Rockies: Activities and Adventures

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As the first snow started to fall last autumn, John and I got to experience the rugged beauty of the Rockies (along with its culinary and craft beer culture) in between end-of-season adventures. Now as the ice thaws and the snow melts, the Rocky Mountains come alive once more with activities just waiting to be […]

Do The Urban Grind in Vancouver

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The Grouse Grind is closed for the season so if you’re looking for an after-work workout that involves climbing hundreds of meters in the air, with a reward of having a unique view from a Vancouver attraction at the top, then the Urban Grind is for you! The Urban Grind While it can’t replace trails […]

Win Tickets to See April Verch in New Westminster

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Canada’s triple threat fiddler-singer-step-dancer, April Verch, is coming to the Anvil Centre in New Westminster on Saturday, March 5th. “Among the most promising fiddlers in roots music today… Verch is never afraid to lace her playing with clever twists of bluegrass, blues, and pop.” — Boston Globe While she is perhaps best known for playing […]

Stanley Park Easter Train 2016

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March is here and that means the gates to the Stanley Park miniature railway will be opening (for a limited time) for Stanley Park Easter Train this season. Stanley Park Easter Train Ride the Easter Train, watch an Easter Bunny performance, go on an Easter egg hunt, join in games and craft workshops, and get […]