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Posts Tagged ‘vancouver’

The Vancouver Vaisakhi Parade and Celebration 2014

April 14th, 2014

I love how multicultural our city can be. People come from all corners of the globe, bringing with them all sorts of wonderful traditions and delicious foods. And I got to partake in some of those celebrations over the weekend with the Vaisakhi parade and other festivities along the South Slope in Vancouver. Just as [...]

Cavalia Odysseo: VIP Experience in Vancouver

December 20th, 2013

What do you get when you combine live music, circus act-like acrobatics, and the majestic movements of several dozen horses? Cavalia first made its way to Vancouver two years ago with their original production, A Magical Encounter Between Man and Horse. They have now returned to town with their sophomore effort, Odysseo. I didn’t get [...]

The Vancouver Tea Festival (Photos)

November 4th, 2013

Maybe it has something to do with being in such close proximity to the birthplace of Starbucks, but there is a definite coffee culture in Vancouver. And it extends far beyond Starbucks to include Caffe Artigiano, Caffe Divano, Bean Around the World, Elysian Coffee, and 49th Parallel, among countless others. While coffee certainly maintains its [...]

Fable Kitchen on West Fourth, Vancouver

October 28th, 2013

It was my birthday over the weekend, so my family decided that they wanted to take me out for dinner. Fable has been on my to-do list for some time now, so that’s what I picked. I first learned about the “farm to table” restaurant at Vancouver exhibitions and events like EAT! Vancouver and the [...]

What’s Up Wednesdays: Mostly Vancouver

October 23rd, 2013

Once again, I’ve gathered up five interesting reads from around the Internet that I thought were worth sharing. This week’s selection is mostly focused on my hometown of Vancouver, with a special appearance by a young boy and his stuffed tiger. We start our journey with Vancity Buzz, telling us that the German-inspired Vancouver Christmas [...]