Archive for May, 2016

5 Things to do in Prince George This Summer

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Outdoor activities, family fun, and creative culinary creations await in Prince George. Whether you want to mountain bike, hike or paddle, or sit back to enjoy live music and local berry wine, this hub in Northern BC has something for everyone. I had the pleasure of visiting the city twice this spring and have put […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

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I’ve been away on vacation with John’s family in Iowa, after driving out to the Midwest last week. The corn is starting to sprout (it should be “knee high by the fourth of July”), a Kansas City Royals baseball game is always on TV, and thunderstorms have been lighting up the sky each night. Back […]

June Events in Metro Vancouver

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It’s officially festival season in Vancouver, celebrating everything from dance and culture to car free days and our fathers. This month Bard on the Beach kicks off and Miss604 is proud to sponsor many events such as the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards, the BC Sports Hall of Fame Banquet of Champions, Burnaby Heights Hats […]

Vancouver Food Truck Challenge

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Three Vancouver food trucks will dish out a free lunch on Tuesday, June 7th. Le Tigre, Super Thai Food and Meet2Eat are all participating in a recipe challenge with Uncle Ben’s Rice & Grains products and you’re encouraged to stop by the competition to vote for your favourite creation. Vancouver Food Truck Challenge Where: Queen […]

Heritage Vancouver Garden Tour

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Heritage Vancouver Society will be holding this year’s Garden Tour on June 11th and 12th. This will be the event’s 5th Anniversary and will feature a self-guided tour of 13 enchanting private Vancouver Gardens — a fundraiser for Heritage Vancouver Society. Photo courtesy of Heritage Vancouver Whether you are a plant person, someone just wanting […]

Paddling Through Prince George History

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Last year was my summer of kayaking, this year it’s canoeing. I’ve been out twice in a canoe in the last few weeks, spending Memorial Day on Iowa’s Maquoketa River (a Mississippi tributary) and a few weeks ago I paddled down the Nechako River (a Fraser River tributary) near Prince George. My time in Prince […]