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Union Square Holiday Market 2012


Friday, November 23rd, 2012 — 10:09am PST
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Before coming to New York I started following a few Twitter accounts: @WHotelsNYC (our hotel), @UnionSquareNY (Union Square, the area in which we’ve been staying), and @UrbanSpaceNYC (curator of New York’s public markets) to see what events and activities were taking place during our stay. The night we arrived they were setting up the Union […]

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Photos 2012


Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 — 2:36pm PST
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Well before we first watched Miracle on 34th Street with my mother, she has longed to visit New York and holiday shop at Macy’s. She has traveled the world throughout her life but it wasn’t until this week that I was able to join her on her first-ever trip to The Big Apple. The purpose […]

High Line Park New York


Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 — 3:47pm PST
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What do you do with a historic elevated freight railway that spans over a mile along the West Side of Manhattan? Well you could turn it into a public park, High Line Park to be exact. Owned by the City of New York and maintained by the Friends of the High Line, this elevated public […]

Central Park New York Photowalk


Sunday, November 18th, 2012 — 9:44am PST
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In Vancouver, Stanley Park is a close to a “Happy Place” as I can find. Forest trails, hidden creeks that come alive after a rain shower, and sweeping views of the North Shore. It’s full of life but it’s peaceful at the same time. So, when I come to New York, I always go for […]

Bellingham Walking Tours with the Good Time Girls: Sin & Gin, Gore & Lore


Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 — 11:44am PST
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Bellingham is home to American history, Pacific Northwest pioneer stories, and shops with deals that Vancouverites cannot avoid. If you’re up for more than a slingshot trip across the border, consider spending some time in this historic town and learning about its sordid history from the entertaining and lively Good Time Girls and their variety […]

Ka’anapali Fresh 2012: Festival Roundup


Saturday, September 8th, 2012 — 3:14pm PST
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The first annual Ka’anapali Fresh festival took place August 31st to September 2nd as hotels, restaurants, chefs, and farmers from around Maui gathered in the Ka’anapali Beach Resort area for a handful of spectacular culinary celebrations. Being from Vancouver (and John originally from Iowa), we’re well versed in farm-to-fork dining experiences and it was fantastic […]