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Christmas Tree Chipping in Vancouver, Burnaby, Surrey

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It’s a new year and soon it will be time to take down decorations and slip into post-holiday routines. If you’re looking to recycle your Christmas tree, there are a handful of chipping events around town that will take it off your hands and support a great local cause in the process: Photo credit: TheVancouverGuy […]

2012 Year in Food

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We’re fortunate enough to break out of our West End bubble to dine out at a selection of eateries, hotels, and fine restaurants throughout the year. In 2012, we enjoyed cuisine from British Columbia, Washington State, and the lush farming island of Maui, Hawaii. Dunn’s Famous in Vancouver Black Rock Resort Ucluelet Ashiana Restaurant in […]

Snowy Mountain Photos from the Miss604 Flickr Pool

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We’ve been away in Iowa for the last part of the month where temperatures have been working their way down to -20C. It’s the type of cold that impedes you from going outside and enjoying the snow — feet of snow that fell weeks ago but remains on the ground due to the chill. When […]

Happy Birthday City of Vancouver Archives Building

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Today is the City of Vancouver Archives building will celebrate its 39th anniversary. Opening on December 29th, 1973 in at 1150 Chestnut Street near Vanier Park, they were named after the man who started the archives when Vancouver was a new city — Major J.S. Matthews. Photo credit: City of Vancouver Archives on Flickr Matthews […]