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Vancouver 125: Tales from Terminal City

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Vancouver’s 125th birthday celebration is coming up in just a few days however throughout the year dozens of community organizations are hosting their own series of events in honor of the city’s history so far. As a part of the Vancouver 125 series, the SFU Undergraduate Semester in Dialogue presents “Tales from Terminal City” April […]

George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight Filming in Vancouver

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Canada’s favourite late-night host, George Stroumboulopoulos, is bringing his hit CBC show out to Vancouver for a few days next month. The last time Strombo landed out West there was an overwhelming response for tickets to his shows where he interviewed Betty Fox, Heritage Minister James Moore, the Sedin twins, Raine Maida and more. While […]

Playland Introduces New Ride, Star Flyer, Atmosfear

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The Playland amusement park on the PNE fair grounds will introduce a new ride this year, for the first time in 4 years, according to a press release issued this morning. The $2 million “Star Flyer” will be placed near the pirate ship and stand 5 meters taller than the park’s current height champion, The […]

Georgia Straight Golden Plate Awards 2011

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The Georgia Straight’s annual Golden Plate Awards have been announced as Vancouverites voted, in 138 categories, for their favourite places to eat and drink around town. Here are a few highlights for me: Best Richmond Restaurant Tapenade Bistro (Steveston) Best Korean Jang Mo Jib Best Middle Eastern Afghan Horsemen Best Neighbourhood for Restaurants Gastown Best […]

Kokanee Mountain Cans Prize Pack

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Kokanee recently launched a new series of beer cans that depict trail maps of Western Canadian ski destinations including Whistler Blackcomb, Marmot Basin, Cypress Mountain, Fernie Alpine Resort, Kimberley Alpine Resort, Lake Louise, Red Mountain Resort, and Mount Washington Alpine Resort. Complete with QR codes, you can also scan the cans to get the trail […]