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Cheap Parking in Downtown Vancouver

Thursday, March 13th, 2014 — 4:11pm PST
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Today the CBC launched a very handy map, one that shows where the best (and worst) parking deals are located in Downtown Vancouver. Source: CBC Vancouver The Google Map shows meter parking as well as city-run EasyPark lots, where you might find a better deal parking in a lot than a nearby meter — or […]

Vancouver International Auto Show March 2014

Thursday, March 13th, 2014 — 1:44pm PST
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The largest automotive event in Western Canada, the Vancouver International Auto Show, returns to the Vancouver Convention Centre from March 25th to March 30th. Leading global manufacturers will be showcasing the hottest new models and trends, with the latest design and technology innovations. Presented by the New Car Dealers Association of BC, the Vancouver International […]

Rain City Chronicles, Ken Tsui & Bestie Present Das Lexikon

Thursday, March 13th, 2014 — 11:44am PST
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Rain City Chronicles, Ken Tsui & Bestie present Das Lexikon — a mix of stories, supper, and German appreciation. Happening March 22nd, this event will be infused with Krautrock, German beer, entertaining stories inspired by German vocabulary handpicked by Rain City Chronicles, and a delicious bratwurst dinner by Bestie. After staging a memorable two night pop­up restaurant in a […]

Best Chinese Restaurants in Vancouver: Chinese Restaurant Awards

Thursday, March 13th, 2014 — 10:44am PST
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We have some excellent resources in Vancouver for finding where the best style of cuisine you’re craving might be served up. The Golden Plates and Best of the City provide a wide selection but there are also the Chinese Restaurant Awards, the results of which were released earlier this week. Photo credit: CogitoErgoShoot on Flickr […]

We Heart Local Partnership Program

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 — 2:44pm PST
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BC’s first province-wide We Heart Local Partnership Program is here. It’s the best way to find local food, making it easy for consumers who are looking for local options. The We Heart Local Partnership Program is designed to provide greater consumer recognition for businesses and restaurants across BC offering local products or ingredients. The We […]

Vancouver History: Mabel Ellen Boultbee

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 — 12:19pm PST
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Converted from apartments in 1929, The Ritz Hotel in Vancouver was located at 1040 West Georgia. Radio station CJOR started there in 1926, before moving out in 1930, and the building was demolished in 1982. [Source: Emporis]. The hotel had another prominent tenant whose name keeps coming up in relation to the property: Mabel Ellen […]