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How to Blend in With Vancouver Canucks Fans

How to Blend in With Vancouver Canucks Fans May 31, 2011 | Events | Read More
Credit: Cindy Andrie (Flickr) If you’re just visiting Vancouver during the Stanley Cup Playoffs, you better join the bandwagon and cheer on Vancouver’s prized hockey team. During game nights, enthusiastic fans can be found all over Vancouver (heck, all over Canada at this point) cheering...

Bike to Work Week

Bike to Work Week May 29, 2011 | Events, free | Read More
Vancouver has long been a city where people ride their bikes around the Seawall and in recent years we are seeing more people skip driving and use their bike to get from a to b. Vancouver has been working hard on building separated bicycle lanes to make it more safe and a little easier for cyclists to...

What’s Cold and Hoppy?

What’s Cold and Hoppy? May 14, 2011 | Events | Read More
This past week, Vancouver has been bubbling over with craft beer events, thanks to Vancouver Craft Beer Week (Twitter: @VCBW). The event started last Friday and beers will continue to be poured until tomorrow night, Saturday, May 14. It’s a fantastic opportunity for both local and international...

MILES TO FEET: a nod to the prince of darkness’ lessons through live music and tap dance

MILES TO FEET: a nod to the prince of darkness’ lessons through live music and tap dance May 5, 2011 | Events, off the beaten path, Things to Do | Read More
Miles to Feet We all know that Miles Davis’ influence on music is profound.  He changed the way the trumpet sounded, is known for one of the best-selling albums in the history of jazz with Kind of Blue, and played an always-controversial yet stylish role in the music scene from the 40s onwards. ...

Last Saturday of the Winter Farmers Market

Last Saturday of the Winter Farmers Market April 28, 2011 | Events, Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
Credit: SummerTomatoes (Flickr) The Vancouver Farmers Market is one of my most favorite things to do on a Saturday, any time of year. Interacting with local farmers and artisan producers is the best way to learn where your food is coming from, get recipe ideas and help support your local businesses....

Things to do in Vancouver This Easter Weekend

Things to do in Vancouver This Easter Weekend April 22, 2011 | Events, Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
Credit: Chocolate Reviews (Flickr) This weekend there will be many different Easter celebrations around the city and you will find everything from an Easter egg hunt, a race and early morning services. One of the most popular events in the city is The Great A-Mazing Egg Hunt at Van Dusen Gardens, but...

A Royal Breakfast

A Royal Breakfast April 15, 2011 | Events, Hotels | Read More
Credit: http://www.fairmont.com/hotelvancouver The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver is not only an iconic landmark in Vancouver, but it’s one of the city’s most luxuriously charming hotels. It’s rich in history that dates back to 1913, when it was first built and has been known to have some...

Vancouver’s Cherry Blossom Festival

Vancouver’s Cherry Blossom Festival March 29, 2011 | Events, free | Read More
The quintessential sign of spring in Vancouver has to be the abundant blooms of cherry blossoms in and around the city. The West End is particularly blessed to have so many of these lovely pink pretties lining the streets, making that morning walk to work a real treat. Since 2005, Vancouver has been...

Playhouse International Wine Festival

Playhouse International Wine Festival March 29, 2011 | Events, Five Star | Read More
There’s no better way to start off the week than with a glass of wine at the Playhouse International Wine Festival. Each year thirsty Vancouverites eagerly wait for this event and this year the event runs from March 28, 2011 – April 3, 2011. This isn’t some wimpy tasting with a dozen...

Earth Hour in Vancouver 2011

Earth Hour in Vancouver 2011 March 25, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Credit: AlmazUK (Flickr) Now into its fifth year, it’s a positive sign that Earth Hour is attracting more and more participants from countries around the world each year. On March 26, 2011 from 8:30pm-9:30pm local time, people are encouraged to be mindful of the amount of electricity we use and...