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Pink Salmon Festival 2011

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Photo courtesy of the PSF The Pacific Salmon Foundation will be showing off pink salmon this Sunday in Kitsilano with free samples all afternoon. It will be cooked up by a team led by Chef Robert Clark of C Restaurant and barbecued by Rockin’ Ronnie Shewchuk. The event will also include live music, activities for […]

Rosewood Hotel Georgia: Win a Night’s Stay

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The Rosewood Hotel Georgia re-opened this summer, combining dazzling modern luxury with decadent decor from throughout its 84-year history. I was able to visit the hotel recently, for the first time since my hard-hat tour in May to see the final results. Boasting one of the largest collections of Canadian artwork in the country, the […]

PNE Vancity Member Day 2011

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On Wednesday August 24th, members of Vancity Savings Credit Union will be able to purchase deeply discounted $5 PNA fair admission from 11:00am until closing. Photo credit: Derek K Miller on Flickr You can get your fair gate pass at any PNE ticket booth on Vancity Member Day only by showing a Vancity member debit […]

Vancouver History: Wooden Coaster

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It’s where you can ride the Crazy Beach Party, visit Hell’s Gate, or take a spin on the Enterprise without leaving Vancouver. The Fair at the PNE has returned for the 101st year and with it children young and old will enjoy carnival games, marketplace shopping, livestock exhibits, rides, cotton candy, and more sticky-gooey tasty […]

Thievery Corporation at Malkin Bowl in Vancouver

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Thievery Corporation will be playing Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park next month. Touring for their sixth studio album, Culture of Fear, this DJ duo has sold over 1.2 million albums in the US over their 15-year career. Their sound has been described as “space-rock” that is hip hop inspired with “airy down-temp trances and dub-reggae […]