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Best Restaurants In Vancouver: Christmas Cocktails

(0) Comments | Posted December 15, 2013 | 12:00 PM

'Tis the season to be jolly—and what better way to get you dancing under the mistletoe than by partaking of some seasonal spirits?

Yes, no two words ever worked so harmoniously as Christmas and cocktail, so we decided it was time to learn what it is that makes a proper...

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Things To Do In Vancouver At Christmas

(0) Comments | Posted November 23, 2013 | 11:17 AM

'Tis the season to be jolly—or at least it will be very soon—and, while any traditional Christmas will rightly include copious amounts of food and drink, we all need a blast of cultural nutrition to keep our souls satisfied, too.

Theatre, panto, music—whatever tickles your fancy—are all available in Vancouver...

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Best Restaurants In Vancouver: Donut Smackdown

(6) Comments | Posted October 27, 2013 | 12:17 PM

There is nothing quite like a donut for sheer, unadulterated self-indulgence. There's no good healthy, non-fried option. When you decide to eat a donut, it's a full fat, high carb, calorific, sweet treat commitment.

So, it better be worth it. Right?

We asked our Huffington Post B.C. food panel to...

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10 VIFF Films To See This Weekend (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted October 4, 2013 | 6:36 PM

Okay, people, it's the weekend, VIFF is in full swing and we thought we'd pull out 10 movies that are screening on Saturday or Sunday for your viewing pleasure.

Whether you're looking for laughs or tears, documentary or drama—or even something in between—there is something here to tickle...

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'Breaking Bad' Vancouver Q&A: Stephen Harper, James Moore Bond Over TV Show, Industry Minister Says

(16) Comments | Posted September 28, 2013 | 1:06 PM

Along with half the population of the western world, Stephen Harper and Industry Minister James Moore will be glued to the TV Sunday night for the final episode of "Breaking Bad."

"I am a huge fan— as is, by the way, the prime minister," Moore told...

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Breaking Bad Final Episode Won't Please Everybody, Says Vince Gilligan

(97) Comments | Posted September 27, 2013 | 8:50 PM

The countdown is on to the final episode of "Breaking Bad", surely the most highly anticipated climax since Tony Soprano hung up his spurs. In Vancouver, as part of the Vancouver International Film Festival’s Film and TV Forum, show creator Vince Gilligan sat down...

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VIFF 2013: Spotlight On B.C. Aims To Promote Local Talent

(1) Comments | Posted September 26, 2013 | 10:05 AM

It may provide a veritable smorgasbord of international cinematic offerings, but this year, the Vancouver International Film Festival is also going big on B.C.

With two cash prizes adding up to $17,500, the new BC Spotlight and awards series aim to support the roots of...

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Vancouver Fruit Tree Project Society Hits Funding Crisis

(7) Comments | Posted July 27, 2013 | 1:19 AM

Some things just make sense. The Vancouver Fruit Tree Project Society is one of them.

Gardens all around the city are bursting with fruit either ready to pick or busy ripening: apples, plums, cherries, figs – a phenomenal backyard bounty. But just because you have a beautiful tree...

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Things To Do In Vancouver July 26 - 28

(1) Comments | Posted July 26, 2013 | 4:44 PM

Vancouver has something for everyone this weekend, whether you feel like rocking out, taking a moment to reflect on the human condition, or just hang out with family and friends and be entertained while enjoying this beautiful summer.

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Canadian rock doesn't get more classic than this. Prog-rock icons

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Best Restaurants In Vancouver For Vegetarian Food

(13) Comments | Posted July 20, 2013 | 11:13 AM

Vancouver has seen a new crop of modern vegetarian restaurants opening recently. Heaping plates of brown rice and browner toppings have been pushed aside in favour of vibrant, inventive dishes that kick the whole idea of a meatless meal out of the worthy-but-dull category forever.

Main Street's The...

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Things To Do In Vancouver July 19-21

(0) Comments | Posted July 19, 2013 | 12:49 PM

It's going to be a hopping weekend for culture vultures in Vancouver. Check out our pick of the coolest offerings in town.

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Yes, it's Vancouver International Folk Festival time, and with nothing but sunshine forecast through Sunday, music fans can bask in the beautiful backdrop of Jericho...

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Things To Do In Vancouver July 11 to 13

(0) Comments | Posted July 12, 2013 | 3:42 PM

Looking for something to do in Vancouver this weekend? Check out our picks of the best events around town July 11 to 14.

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Sunday night Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def takes the stage at the Vogue, just days after making headlines with a

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New Pornographer's Kathryn Calder Films Doc About Her Mom Dying of ALS (VIDEO)

(1) Comments | Posted July 4, 2013 | 1:15 PM

Kathryn Calder's first reaction when she was asked to be the subject of a documentary film was panic.

"I was totally terrified to take on this project," the Victoria-based musician admits. "A film. All about me."

Anyone who has seen Calder play live – either solo...

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Cronut In Canada: Fever Hits Vancouver As 'Frissant' Unveiled

(9) Comments | Posted June 27, 2013 | 3:16 PM

Vancouver has jumped on the cronut bandwagon with its own version, the frissant.

You've heard of the cronut, right? The hybrid donut-croissant invented — and trademarked — by New York pastry chef Dominique Ansel has sparked copycats around the world since its arrival in...

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Donald Trump's Vancouver Condo, Hotel To Have Pool Bar Nightclub

(27) Comments | Posted June 19, 2013 | 4:02 PM

Vancouver's skyline is about to get a little twisted.

The Donald himself arrived in Vancouver Wednesday — flanked by his children, Ivanka, Donald Jr. and Eric — to announce the $360-million Trump Vancouver International Tower, a 63-storey hotel and residence property with an ambitious twisted structure designed by the...

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Lindsay Anderson, Richmond Food Blogger, Launches New Project

(2) Comments | Posted June 17, 2013 | 2:53 PM

Lindsay Anderson just can’t stop thinking about food.

The Richmond, B.C. food blogger who recently completed the epic 365 Days of Dining, is already planning her next culinary adventure. But this time, she’s taking on the whole of Canada.

Feast: An Edible Road Trip is an...

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Vancouver Craft Beer Week Showcases The World's Best Brews

(2) Comments | Posted May 31, 2013 | 5:27 PM

Making the switch to craft beer after a lifetime of drinking the big name brews is akin to spending your life in McDonalds, then sitting down for a meal at Vij's.

So says Chris Bjerrisgaard, co-founder and marketing director of Vancouver Craft Beer Week. Now in...

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Best Restaurants In Vancouver: Recently Opened (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted May 24, 2013 | 8:35 PM

Vancouver's food scene is nothing if not vibrant, with cool new bars and restaurants popping up year-round. The past few months have seen a number of spots worth checking out around the city.

Gastown continues to sprout watering holes and trendy concepts all around. Noted Gastown entrepreneur, Sean Heather, has...

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Christy Clark: Pollsters Do Not Choose The Government

(7) Comments | Posted May 15, 2013 | 2:11 PM

Christy Clark took the opportunity to poke fun at the media’s reliance on polls at her post-election press conference Wednesday.

“You guys get this stuff for free,” she laughed. “You should take it for what it’s worth.”

The premier said she was not surprised the BC...

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Too Little Prince at Too Big a Price?

(1) Comments | Posted April 16, 2013 | 11:24 AM

It wasn't sheer enthusiasm that kept Vancouverites on their feet clamoring for more long after Prince and his new band 3rdEyeGirl left the stage on Monday. The insistent demand -- all 15 minutes of it -- was also shock that this tour-opening gig had ended so quickly.

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