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Copperleaf Restaurant at Cedarbrook Lodge SEATAC

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 — 10:53am PDT
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We’re part of the 5 million Canadians that have been crossing the border each year to take an outbound flight to a US destination. Shaving $200 off of our airline fee, we recently flew out of SEATAC airport when we headed down to Los Angeles for the Whitecaps playoff match. For the return, we decided […]

Pacific Northwest Icon: Ivar Haglund

Thursday, October 11th, 2012 — 11:55am PDT
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It was on this day in 1939 that Vancouver’s first aquarium opened, headed up by Dr. Leonard Klinck who was the President of UBC. According to Chuck Davis’ Vancouver History, it was “a tiny thing, dimly lighted” at the old English Bay Bathhouse and its main attraction was Oscar the Octopus. The aquarium’s first manager […]

Welcome to Cascadia

Friday, August 24th, 2012 — 10:34am PDT
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You see a lot of flags and banners at Whitecaps games in BC Place stadium but there’s one symbol that is repeated in the home venues of the Seattle Sounders and the Portland Timbers as well. It’s a blue, green, and white flag with a big silhouette of a tree down the middle. Known as […]

2 Days in Seattle

Monday, February 20th, 2012 — 11:20am PDT
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Over the last few weekends, the Seattle Convention and Visitors Bureau (“Seattle CVB”) has been inviting specific individuals to enjoy their “2 Days in Seattle” campaign. Using Klout, one of many systems that calculates a score for social media users, they sent out invitations throughout major cities in the Pacific Northwest. Klout offers a “Klout […]

Seattle NHL and NBA Arena Announcement

Thursday, February 16th, 2012 — 2:20pm PDT
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Today, the City of Seattle and King County announced a proposal to build an arena that could bring the NBA back to Seattle and possibly welcome the NHL. Photo credit: tlianza on Flickr There has been an “Arena Review Panel” formed to review the full proposal. During today’s press conference it was said that “Private […]

Seattle Overnight Getaway with Pineapple Hospitality

Friday, January 6th, 2012 — 10:44am PDT
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Over the last year I spent more time in Seattle than I had before, at any point in my life. I went past Bellis Fair, over the Chuckanut, beyond the Tulip Festival, to the stands at Safeco, up the Space Needle, around the EMP, above and below Pike Place Market, and shopped til I dropped. […]