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Take Off Fridays, Summer 2011


Thursday, July 21st, 2011 — 11:45am PST
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Throughout the Summer, Vancouver International Airport (“YVR”) will again be hosting Take Off Fridays, which began last summer to engage travelers and locals alike. This free event takes place every Friday from July 9th until August 27th between 8:00am- 4:00pm and features giveaways, food specials, face painting, music and more. Having enjoyed this event a […]

Harmony Arts Festival 2011


Wednesday, July 20th, 2011 — 11:14am PST
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The Harmony Arts Festival is West Vancouver’s annual 10-day summer celebration of all things food, performing arts, and visual arts happening July 29th to August 7th, 2011. Concerts Jeremy Fisher, The Dustin Bentall Outfit, Jim Byrnes, and more will have late evening performances on the Garden Stage at dusk (8:45 pm). We Are the City, […]

Surrey Fusion Festival 2011: It’s On


Saturday, July 16th, 2011 — 5:43pm PST
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The skies broke open and showered the Lower Mainland with rain this morning and while that stopped the Whitecaps from playing their game at Empire Field, out in Surrey the Fusion Festival was a go. Each year dozens of pavilions line Holland Park and the tents – filled with cultural displays, merchandise, music, and food […]

Where to Pick Strawberries


Friday, July 8th, 2011 — 3:00pm PST
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It’s that time of year when fresh locally-grown berries are ready for picking and adding to your salads, cereal, yogurt, desserts, smoothies, and just about anything else. Here in Vancouver, we’re lucky to be in such close proximity to the Fraser Valley region where strawberries are currently at their peak. Video by: Fraser Valley Strawberry […]

Metro Vancouver Park: Redwood Park


Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 — 1:05pm PST
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Surrey’s Redwood Park came up in conversation when I recently spoke with Jack Christie, author of 52 Best Day Trips From Vancouver. My father took us there when we were young and now my sister takes her kids out there to enjoy the playground, trails, and most of all the wide selection of trees. I […]

PNE Concerts 2011 & Free Kids Admission


Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 9:50am PST
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The PNE returns for its 101st year this summer with an exciting summer entertainment line-up and a big announcement for families. The Summer Nights concert series will feature the following acts and performers at the WestJet concert stage: August 20 One More Girl August 21 Miranda Cosgrove August 22 Crystal Shawanda August 23 Chris Isaak […]

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