Archive of posts tagged "beer"

CRAFT Beer Market Opening: Win Tickets

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The much-anticipated CRAFT Beer Market is set to open November 7th in the old Salt Building in the heart of The Village on False Creek. This mega pub will have the most taps in Canada with 140 beers on tap — 50 of which are brewed right here in BC. The 13,000-square-foot space has room […]

BC Craft Beer Month

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It’s only fitting that we celebrate BC Craft Beer Month since it was right here in the Greater Vancouver area that John Mitchell opened the first modern craft brewery in Canada back in 1982. Today, there are over 70 craft breweries in the province and craft beer has bubbled up to 12.7% (of all beer […]

CAMRA BC South Fraser Branch

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There is a brand new CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) chapter sprouting up in Surrey that will incorporate Langley, Delta, Tsawwassen, White Rock, Landner and Richmond as well. “Drinking craft beer means you know what you’re putting into your body and it also tastes a lot better. Through CAMRA South Fraser I hope to educate […]

Vancouver Craft Beer Week: Riverboat Showdown at The Portside Pub

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Vancouver Craft Beer Week (“VCBW”) kicks off this Friday and many events have already been sold out for weeks. Through partnerships and collaborations with venues, pubs, and breweries there is a wide variety ways to get involved. The #YVRBeerTweetup group has partnered with The Portside Pub (7 Alexander St) in Gastown to host The Riverboat […]

Vancouver Craft Beer Week 2013

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Vancouver Craft Beer Week (“VCBW”) returns for the fourth year May 31 to June 8, 2013 with over 60 participating breweries and 30 venues celebrating craft beer for 9 days straight. Tickets were recently released and events are already selling out – within hours. If you’re planning on checking out the Vancouver Craft Beer Week […]

Seattle Mariners Safeco Field Renovations

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Disclosure: Unpaid, Personal Opinion — We had our own tickets to the Mariners game. The ballpark tour was arranged through Mariners' media relations upon my own request. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

Safeco Field may not have the heritage cachet that accompanies names like Wrigley or Fenway but this all-American ballpark, that opened in 1999, is making its own history. Through advanced renovations and technology, its connection to the community, and forward-thinking attitude when it comes to food and beverage options, the Mariners are the main attraction […]