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Vancouver Icons: Courthouse & Art Gallery Building

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It spent much more time as the provincial courthouse building but we know it today as the Vancouver Art Gallery (since 1983). 101 years ago tomorrow (October 10, 1911) the building first opened up as the courthouse. Perched between Hornby, Georgia, Howe, and Robson it’s a cultural melting pot both inside and outside of its […]

Step It Up for Sophie’s Place

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Work off a weekend’s worth of turkey by participating in Step It Up for Sophie’s Place happening Sunday, October 14, 2012. Registration is currently open for this first annual event that will have participants climbing up 23 flights of stairs at Central City, all for a great local cause. All proceeds benefit Sophie’s Place at […]

10 Parks for Fall Colours Around Metro Vancouver

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I have experienced the changing leaves in New England first hand, as the countryside puffed up under a colourful patchwork quilt of foliage, but still nothing compares to autumn on the West Coast. Crisp marine air tickles your nose with a hint of sea salt as chestnuts tumble and evergreens collect scattered crumbles of fallen […]

PowerSmart Month 2012: Vancouver Home & Design Show

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October is BC Hydro PowerSmart Month which focuses on sharing information about conserving energy, using electricity wisely, finding the right electronics and lighting options for your home, and offering great deals and savings to consumers. Throughout PowerSmart Month I will be sharing updates, deals, and a few exciting giveaways. This morning I walked over to […]

Dominique Fricot iPod Pharmacy for Music Heals

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We all have these pocket-sized time capsules lying around that contain our favourite music from the past decade. Shoved into drawers, sitting on shelves, on it a big box marked “recycle” that’s been sitting around collecting dust. What can you do with your old iPod or mp3 player? You can donate it to the iPod […]