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Category: British Columbia

The Favourite Five: Vancouver for Lunch

The Dine Out Vancouver™ Festival runs from January 18 – February 3, 2013. This gives people in Vancouver a chance…

The Favourite Five: Vancouver Dinners

The Dine Out Vancouver™ Festival runs from January 18 – February 3, 2013. This gives people in Vancouver a chance…

Vancouver’s Nine O’Clock Gun

For the first week that I worked in Vancouver, every evening at 9 o’clock I would hear a very loud…

Neon Vancouver

If you want neon in Vancouver, head to Granville street and walk the strip. It’s the last bastion of neon…

The Museum of Vancouver (MOV)

Once known as the City Museum and then the Centennial Museum, MOV has moved a handful of times in the…

Hart House Restaurant

Behind Burnaby Village, nestled in amongst large estates and older turn of the century houses, is the Hart House Restaurant….

Deer Lake, Burnaby

Please, please, one of the things I want to do most in the world is go kayaking. This request came…

Burnaby Village

Burnaby had its colonial beginnings in the mid-1800s when the area was first surveyed and colonized in 1859 by Robert…

Celebration of Light

Vancouver’s Celebration of Light is an annual musical fireworks competition that occurs every year in the city. It’s large, globally…

Trinity Street Christmas Lights

Trinity Street is located in one of Vancouver’s oldest neighbourhoods: Hasting-Sunrise. Once known as the “Brighton” of Vancouver, houses in…

Festival of Lights, VanDusen Botanical Garden

Location: 5251 Oak Street at West 37th Ave. Dates: December 7, 2012 through January 1, 2013. 4:30 to 9 p.m….

Karaoke and the Bright Nights

Location: Stanley Park Dates: November 29, 2012 – January 1, 2013 Cost: A donation to the Firefighter Burn Fund. $4…

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