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George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight in Vancouver 2012

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George Stroumboulopoulos (known affectionately as “Strombo”) will be returning to Vancouver next week to film his show, George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight at the CBC. Photo credit: John Bollwit on Flickr Guests will include Sandra Oh, Daryl Hannah, Jim Treliving, Paul Franklin, and Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson. There will also be special features with comedian Brent Butt, […]

Earth Hour Vancouver 2012

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Earth Hour is coming up this Saturday, March 31, 2012 from 8:30pm to 9:30pm local time, wherever you might be. This initiative from the WWF is the world’s largest environmental initiative with thousands of cities and millions of participants turning off their lights and unplugging for a full hour. Photo credit: gwendolen on Flickr Vancouver […]

Canucks Playoff Viewing Events

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The City of Vancouver has launched their plan for maintaining order during the Canucks’ Stanley Cup Playoff run this year. Last year we made headlines around the globe after a riot broke out downtown following a public viewing of the Stanley Cup final. To avoid getting remotely close to the same situation this year, the […]

Vancouver History: Francis Rattenbury

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If you live in Vancouver, chances are that you’ve passed a building designed by architect Francis Rattenbury. From Victoria and Nanaimo to Revelstoke and Jasper, several of Rattenbury’s houses, commercial buildings, and CPR-commissioned hotels still stand today. Photo credit: 1892: Roedde House This is arguably the first structure that Rattenbury built in Canada. It was […]

Georgia Straight Golden Plates 2012

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The Georgia Straight’s 15th annual Golden Plate Awards, celebrating the best in local dining, have been handed out for 2012. The people have voted in over 150 categories and winners are now listed in this week’s issue and online. Here are just a few of the honorable mentions: Best Restaurant Service Bishop’s (2183 West 4th) […]

Hello, Dolly! at the Massey Theatre

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Hello, Dolly! is taking to the stage at the Massey Theatre in New Westminster next month with a full orchestra, brilliant costumes, and fabulous music. Photo credit: David Cooper Photography for Royal City Musical Theatre Hello, Dolly! is the story of a turn-of-the-century widowed matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi, who after cunningly negotiating marriages for others […]