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Vancouver History: The Roundhouse

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One walk around Yaletown’s Roundhouse Community Centre and you can see traces of its past. An engine, tracks that lead nowhere, and the giant turntable in the plaza. Once the terminus of the CPR’s transcontinental line, the Roundhouse is almost as old as Yaletown itself. Photo credit: on Flickr Yaletown is named after Yale, […]

Thrill The World Vancouver 2011

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Thrill The World Vancouver returns this year as dozens of cities around the globe participate in a zombie dance, on the same day, to the music of Michael Jackson’s Thriller. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr Where David Lam Park The Roundhouse in Yaletown When Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 7:00pm What The world’s largest […]

Taste of Yaletown 2011

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The 7th annual Taste of Yaletown is coming up October 19 to October 30, 2011. This campaign is your chance to explore the best Yaletown restaurants and bistros have to offer through fixed-priced 3-course menus. Glowbal Grill Participants include Hapa Izakaya ($25 Menu), Charm Modern Thai ($25 Menu), Yaletown Brewing Company ($35 Menu), Provence Marinaside […]

Beerlesque at the Roundhouse Community Centre

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Where can you find sassy sword swallowers, titillating tassels and some of the region’s best local brews? The answer is Beerlesque at the Roundhouse Community Centre in Yaletown. Their annual fundraiser next Friday will showcase some of Vancouver’s most talented performers along with craft beer and the city’s favourite food cart creations. They’re calling it […]

Bake for the Quake

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Organized by two local food bloggers, Melody ( and Joy (, Bake for the Quake aims to raise $5,000 for Doctors Without Borders and relief efforts in Japan. Photo credit: Clare & Dave on Flickr What: Bake for the Quake When: April 20, 2011 from 6:00pm – 8:30pm Where: Roundhouse Community Centre (181 Roundhouse Mews, […]