Archive of posts tagged "Downtown Vancouver"

Dine Out Vancouver: Glowbal Grill

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This evening I had some friends in from out of town, one of which had never been to Vancouver before. When it came to selecting a spot for dinner I thought of Glowbal after meeting their social media guy (who runs @Glowbal_Group) at the Twestival event in March. We’re also right in the middle of […]

Art in the City 2010

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The West End Community Centre once again presents Art in the City, April 30th until May 2nd. This is the 5th annual showcase of local drawings, paintings, and photography. Admission is free and pieces from over 50 artists will be on sale. You can also enter to win this year’s featured work, “Cardero” by Tom […]

Cactus Club at English Bay Poll

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Goodbye onion rings, hotdogs and fudgsicles and hello spinach dip. The Parks Board has just approved a development proposal on English Bay that would replace the existing concession stand with a Cactus Club restaurant. “The main concern that I had back then was a high-end restaurant and we didn’t want a suit and tie kind […]

Travellers Deck to Shop and Dine

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I was recently giving two packs of the Travellers Deck for review and giveaway. The deck of cards is a “Best 100” list of places to eat and shop in Vancouver. Colour-coded by neighbourhood, the concept is to grab the deck, give it a shuffle, and draw out a random location when you’re ready to […]

Vancouver History: Vogue Theatre

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Located at 918 Granville Street, the Vogue Theatre is an icon of Vancouver’s entertainment district. For decades its neon sign topped by the Roman Goddess Diana has stood the test of time and acted as a beacon for everything from theatrical performances and punk rock shows. The 1,178-seat theatre opened its doors for the first […]