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Earth Hour 2013: City Challenge

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Earth Hour is taking place on March 23rd this year as cities around the world participate in 60 minutes of powering off to show the impact that can be made through energy conservation. In preparation for this year’s campaign, the World Wildlife Fund (hosts of Earth Hour) are running the first Earth Hour City Challenge. […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Croton Studio Photographers

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During my weekly perusal of the Vancouver Public Library Archives I came across the photography collection of Croton Studio, based out of New Westminster. The collection from this commercial photography studio spans the years 1950 to 1978 and features everything from hockey games and holidays to media personalities and parades. They were the official municipal […]

VOKRA Oscar Party 2013

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Hit the red carpet next weekend and watch the Oscars in style while supporting a great local cause — the Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue Association. VOKRA is hosting its 2nd annual Oscars at the Morrissey party on Sunday, February 24, 2013 from 4:00pm to 11:00pm. Photo credit: oooNJooo on Flickr Celebrate the 85th Annual Academy […]

Vancouver Poutine Challenge 2013: Darby’s, 131 Water, FanClub

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Disclosure: Review — Our poutine dishes were courtesy of each establishment and Richard from Vancouver Foodster. This did not effect the outcome of this post. Views are my own. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

Vancouver Foodster, Richard Wolak, is once again hosting his Poutine Challenge at over two dozen restaurants and pubs in the Greater Vancouver area. Each establishment has signed on to put a special poutine creation on their menu this month and the public is encouraged to try out as many as they like. Then, starting February […]

Carousel Theatre: The Cat in the Hat

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Carousel Theatre for Young People presents The Cat in the Hat, based on the beloved book by Dr. Seuss, February 23rd to March 31st, 2013. The play is for ages three and up and will be performed at the Waterfront Theatre (1412 Cartwright St) on Granville Island. Mike Stack by Christine Quintana From the moment […]