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Vancouver History: Hycroft Manor

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I have profiled the Hycroft mansion before but have not had the chance to visit until this week. I was invited by the University Women’s Club who has occupied the luxurious and majestic heritage home since the early 1960s. 1927 – Vancouver Archives Item #Bu P688 Photographer Leonard Frank Found just off Granville & 16th […]

CinCin Festa di Funghi

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Perched atop a glow of retail neon on Robson Street, CinCin is an Italian oasis of fine dining, comfort, and indulgence. John and I were recently invited to taste the latest culinary creations from the heritage wood-fired cucina during their Festa di Funghi. We were in Chef Todd Howard’s hands in terms of the menu […]

Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada Big Save Contest

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Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada returns February 12, 2011 as the hockey nation sets up in Whitehorse. The Vancouver Giants and Kamloops Blazers will face-off live while the CBC hosts an all-Canadian NHL triple header. In order to engage families, teams, players, and fans from coast to coast, Scotiabank is also presenting the Big Save […]

Canucks Canadian Forces Appreciation Night 2010

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Canadian Armed Forces Night at Rogers Arena will be November 21st when the Vancouver Canucks take on the Phoenix Coyotes. Season ticket holders are being asked to donate their tickets for this game so that members of the Canadian Armed Forces can enjoy a night of Canucks hockey. Photo: Corporal Shilo Adamson, Canadian Forces Combat […]

Christmas at Hycroft 2010

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Founded in 1907, the University Women’s Club hosts a variety of events including Christmas at Hycroft. This highly-anticipated holiday affair, now in its 38th year, will take place November 18th until the 21st. Fireplaces will be adorned with evergreen bows, crystal garlands will sparkle, and blue ribbon will abound as a part of this year’s […]