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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 […]

Chinese New Year in Vancouver 2011

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The Year of the Rabbit will be rung in with much fanfare this week as communities across the city celebrate the Chinese New Year. Photo credit: kennymatic on Flickr Chinese New Year Parade Date: February 6, 2011 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm Location: The starting point is at the Millennium Gate on Pender Street (between Shanghai […]

Vancouver History: January 1

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As Vancouverites awake after a night of confetti-filled celebration, 2011 is perhaps welcomed with a dip in English Bay, a pound of the snooze button, or that first venti-sized coffer of the year. Although most are looking ahead, I decided to look back and see how our city rang in the New Year throughout the […]

Epic New Year’s Eve at V in Yaletown

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Along with other bars, clubs, and family-friendly establishments, V Lounge in Yaletown is hosting an Epic New Year’s Eve party to round out and salute a big year in Vancouver. Photo credit: Toni Blay on Flickr Where V Lounge in Yaletown (1095 Mainland, upstairs) When December 31st, 2010 doors open at 8:30pm Tickets $75 available […]

Vancouver Polar Bear Swim 2011

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The Vancouver Polar Bear Swim in English Bay is a tradition that is 91 years strong. It all began with 10 swimmers in 1920 thanks to the leadership of Peter Pantages and it grew to welcome over 2,000 participants in recent years. Peter Pantages & Miss E Robinson in English Bay Dec 1927 – Archives […]