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Dining in Harrison: River’s Edge and The Copper Room

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Disclosure: Review — This is not a paid post. Views are my own. Our meals were compliments of each restaurant during our stay in the Harrison area. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

One of the best things about living in the Greater Vancouver area is that it’s not hard to find a beautiful location for a quick day trip or weekend getaway. Setting out on Highway 1’s eastbound lanes you’ll find yourself in the lush Fraser Valley surrounded by meandering rivers and streams, scenic pastures, and wildlife […]

Holiday Festival on Ice at Langley Events Centre

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Langley Events Centre is hosting a Holiday Festival on Ice on December 6th with some of the world’s best figure skaters and Canadian jazz singer Holly Cole. This festive, musical celebration will take place the Langley Events Centre (7888 – 200th St) on Friday, December 6, 2013 at 7:00pm. Tickets are available now through Ticketmaster […]

Archive Photos of Skiing at Grouse Mountain and Mount Seymour

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For decades the North Shore mountains have been a playground for locals and visitors, especially during ski season. Grouse Mountain had one of the first double chairlifts in the world when it was constructed in 1949, Mount Seymour has been enjoyed since 1938, and Mount Strachan & Black Mountain make up the popular Cypress Mountain […]

Vancouver Tree Lighting Celebration Downtown

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´┐╝The Vancouver tree lighting celebration presented by Amacon is coming up on Friday, December 6th with free evening of fun for the whole family. Photo credit: Clayton Perry Photoworks on Flickr Vancouver Tree Lighting Where: Jack Poole Plaza, Vancouver Convention Centre When: Friday, December 6, 2013 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm Admission: Free public event Join […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

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There’s something special about this time of year in Vancouver. Leaves have fallen from the trees, waves crash on sparsely populated beaches, and cold air bites through our top layers signalling a switch from rain shell jackets to pea coats. You can see your breath in the morning and snow caps on the local mountains […]