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April Events in Metro Vancouver 2012

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April has arrived in Vancouver and along with it comes the city’s 126th birthday, Easter events, Vaisakhi, and more rain showers meaning more beautiful blossoms. Photo credit: Tyler Ingram on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool. Tuesday, April 3, 2012 UBC Bookstore: National Poetry Month Celebration Vancouver Auto Show Wednesday, April 4, 2012 […]

Burr Block 120th Anniversary

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New Westminster will be celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Burr Block building this month. The old provincial capital was destroyed by fire in 1898 (twelve years after Vancouver’s “Great Fire”) and the Burr Block at 411-419 Columbia Street was only one of two buildings that remained. Today, it’s the home of the Met Hotel, […]

New Richmond IKEA Opening & Contest

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IKEA in Richmond, which was one of the first IKEAs in Canada, will be moving across the parking lot to a new 334,000 square foot store this April. The new building will have a 600-seat restaurant, over 1,4000 parking spaces, and 100 bicycle racks. Photo credit: Tanenhaus on Flickr Features of the new store Geothermal […]

Live at Squamish 2012: Launch Party

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There’s not much that beats warm summer nights with thousands of easy-going music fans gathering in a field in view of the Stawamus Chief. Live at Squamish is returning for a third year this August and they’re kicking things off in style with a launch party next week. What Live at Squamish Launch Party & […]