Archive for the category "Whistler"

Music Therapy Ride 2013


Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 — 10:04am PDT
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This Saturday you can join the 12th annual Music Therapy Ride from Richmond to Whistler to raise funds for community-based music therapy services in British Columbia. This charity motorcycle ride, escorted all the way by the Vancouver Police Department’s Motorcycle Drill Team, will set out from the River Rock Casino after breakfast and head right […]

Araxi Longtable Dinner at Lost Lake


Thursday, August 15th, 2013 — 11:30am PDT
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Whistler is a beautiful place to visit at any time of year although John and I most often find ourselves there in the summer, enjoying the hiking trails, parks, restaurants, and other alpine adventures. We’ve been fortunate enough to dine at some of the best-reviewed restaurants in this resort municipality and some of our most […]

Win an RBC GranFondo Whistler Experience


Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 — 11:44am PDT
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The RBC GranFondo Whistler is a spectacular mass participation cycling event that sees thousands of riders climb 122km on the Sea to Sky Highway from Vancouver to Whistler. In three years, it has grown to become the largest event of its kind in North America. In 2007, Kevin Thomson and Neil McKinnon had the vision […]

Araxi Longtable Series: Summer 2013


Monday, May 27th, 2013 — 10:16am PDT
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A table set for over a hundred, a snow-capped mountain in the background, and the bounty of a valley farm served up by one of the best restaurants in the province — that was our Araxi Longtable experience at North Arm Farm in Pemberton a few summers ago. This year, Whistler-based Araxi Restaurant and Executive […]

Local Mountain and BC Ski Resort Apps


Friday, January 4th, 2013 — 4:52pm PDT
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Back in 2009 I made a Social Media Directory for Ski Season but this year apps are the focus. Helpful Twitter and Facebook accounts aside, ski resorts and local mountains are providing maps and condition information through free mobile applications. Local Mountains Cypress Mountain Cost: Free Platform: iPhone Features: Latest news and events as well […]

Family New Year’s Eve Vancouver


Friday, December 28th, 2012 — 9:29am PDT
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Vancouver has a modest selection of family-friendly options for New Year’s Eve so that you can celebrate the last day of 2012 with the kiddies. Photo credit: Brandur Coombs on Flickr Robson Square Ice Rink On New Year’s Eve the popular outdoor rink will host a family-friendly evening of entertainment, live music, and more. They […]