Archive of posts tagged "new years"

Top Travel Experiences of 2011

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As 2011 winds down, I have decided to do my annual “year in review” posts. While it’s tough to select the best moments (that I have blogged) over the last year, this week I’ll profile the following categories: Travel, Food, Music, and Entertainment. Travel A highlight for the blog in 2011 was partnering with Backyard […]

Vancouver Polar Bear Swim 2012

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The Vancouver Polar Bear Swim returns to English Bay for the 92nd year thanks to Mr. Peter Pantages. It was in 1920 that Pantages created the club and the brisk ocean dip has been a New Year’s tradition ever since. Peter’s family still carries on the tradition of the Polar Bear Swim Club today. December […]

Family New Year’s Eve Vancouver

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Vancouver hasn’t had a public “First Night” family New Year’s celebration in quite a while but there is still a few options for the last day of 2011. Photo credit: BC Gov Photos on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool Robson Square Ice Rink On New Year’s Eve the Province of BC will […]

Breakfast Television’s Dawn Chubai

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Recording artist, actress, host, and singer Dawn Chubai came to Vancouver in 2004 and has been a fixture of our morning television programming ever-since. She’s currently the “Live Eye” host for City TV’s Breakfast Television which she says is a nice opportunity for her to connect with the community. Fresh Magazine Cover “I enjoy working […]

Hidden at the Westin Grand

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Disclosure: Review — I was not paid to write this post (or any other). Our meal at Hidden Vancouver was compliments of The Westin Grand. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

The Westin Grand on Robson has been keeping a secret, Hidden Tasting Bar & Social Lounge. After coming in off the sidewalk near Robson and Homer, head up the large winding staircase toward the hotel’s lobby and there you’ll find Hidden. Windows stretching to the height of the massive ceilings surround the purple-coloured dining area […]