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#Giveaway Fjallraven Rucksuck $200

In honour of the upcoming July 30, 2014 Fjallraven Guide to Hiking seminar we are giving away a Fjallraven Rucksuck. To win check out a Rafflecopter giveaway   They’ll be presenting the top 5 picks for day hikes in the area, along with some basic safety tips and gear considerations. The hikes will cover a variety of […]

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Fjallraven – Day Hikes for Beginners

Are you new to hiking in Vancouver? Wondering what the best day hikes are and which gear you need to bring for your outing? If so, Fjallraven – a Swedish outdoor clothing retailer which recently opened its first Canadian store in Vancouver – is hosting a community night titled Day Hikes Guide for Beginners. They’ll be presenting […]

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Brewery And The Beast

“A FESTIVAL OF MEAT” July 27, 2014 Chefs demonstrate their skill and passion for meat through a wide variety of delicious and inspired creations. Local and regional farms provide the highest quality proteins to be featured through various cooking methods. A stellar line up of chefs representing restaurants from Vancouver and Whistler will prepare unique […]

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Veg Fest Vancouver

Veg Fest Vancouver is a day-long outdoor festival, happening for it’s fourth year on July 26th, 2014 from 11am – 6pm. The festival features vegan food vendors, music, games & prizes, animal protection organizations, local businesses, and much more! Best of all, it’s entirely FREE to attend! Location The festival is located right in the […]

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Dinner at Lily Mae’s Gastown

At 12 Powell Street in Gastown lies a sweet little bistro cafe with a super cozy room and a very European feel to both the room and the food.  They’ve recently revamped their menu so we stopped in for dinner to check it out and try a few bites.  The restaurant is owned by Armand Tencha and Jeff Jefkins and […]

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Vancouver Farmers Market Berry Pie Contest and Berry Festival

At Wednesday July 16th Main Street Farmers Market I ate nine different pies as part of the judging for the Berry Festival Pie Baking Contest. Did I feel a bit sick after? Well yes, but I am a pro so even if the pie was awesome I only took a bite. Except for one – […]

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Tasting Plates North Vancouver

Tour North Vancouver on July 23nd from 6pm until 9:30 pm on a route planned Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving up a Tasting Plate for guests.  Mix and mingle with food loving friends, meet the chefs, and learn about each of the participating restaurants. Vegetarian options will be available at many of the participating restaurants. Visit […]

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Garden Party – Celebrate the Arbutus Corridor Gardens

On July 26, 2014 I strongly encourage you to head to the community gardens along 6th Avenue between Maple and Fir Street railway tracks for what could be the final celebration of these gorgeous and highly important gardens. This Garden Party is free and you will see plant seed giveaway, music, veggies, a mini market […]

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Swallow Tail Supper Club

It’s HOT out, so Chef Robin thought she’d cook up a multi-course feast influenced by two of her favourite sunny cuisines; Spanish and Peruvian.    This summer you are invited to a party in the Swallow Tail garden to taste this truly unique mash-up menu. Here are the details: Date: Saturday July 25th Time: 7pm – […]

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