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Cures for Kids, Making Magic Show 2011

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Founded by high school student Perri Tutelman in 2009, Cures for Kids is a Vancouver-based organization that raises funds and awareness for Cancer research programs in BC. This month, they will be hosting the second annual Making Magic Show at the River Rock. When she returned from the National Science Fair in 2009, Perri (who […]

An Afternoon in Steveston, Richmond

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Over the weekend John and I celebrated our 5 year wedding anniversary. Since we’ve been on the go so much, we decided to have a mini staycation and ended up staying in Richmond (following our attendance at the Sport BC banquet Thursday night). We had the most amazing room at the River Rock Casino Resort […]

The Big Book Drive

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The Big Book Drive will take place this Saturday at Lansdowne Mall in Richmond. Spearheaded by an SFU Project Management team, they will be collecting book donations that will go to the Salvation Army’s Family Support Services and other literacy-related programs. Organizer Joseph Choi told me by email: “All books collected will go towards the […]

The Apron at The Westin Wall Centre Richmond

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Earlier this month John and I met Executive Chef Hamid Salimian behind the scenes at the Westin Whistler. He recently invited us to check out his restaurant, The Apron, located in the Westin Wall Centre Vancouver Airport in Richmond (just off Sea Island Way). I didn’t know what to expect (or how to get there) […]

Shopping in Richmond, Win a $250 Gift Card

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While shopping malls are quite the hot spots for holiday gift buying, sometimes you can find some real gems at local shops, boutiques, and markets. Tourism Richmond wants to remind everyone that they can Shop Richmond easily thanks to the Canada Line and a wide array of retail destinations in various neighbourhoods. View Shop Richmond […]