#SharingChinatown – tonight!

Sharing Chinatown Zach Bulick image

Chinatown, Vancouver. Photo credit: Zach Bulick.

He’s big on Instagram. And he wants to share his knowledge and tips about the photo-sharing social media platform with anyone who wants to come along tonight (July 5).

In conjunction with the Modo car co-op and Trade School Vancouver, Zach Bulick is leading groups through the city’s historic Chinatown and its famous weekly night market. Participants will be encouraged to photograph and share their images using the hashtag #sharingchinatown.

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#SharingChinatown – tonight!

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Walk on the wild side with Will Woods

Penthouse Vancouver tour

A typical Penthouse floor show back in the day. Photo courtesy The Penthouse.

Will Woods’ Forbidden Vancouver walking tours get consistently high ratings on TripAdvisor. Earlier this year, Woods expanded his repertoire of “forbidden” places to include the Penthouse, one of Vancouver’s last remaining strip clubs, and one of the few remaining historic venues left in the city.

After two sold-out tours of the Penthouse in January, Woods is again taking the curious on a tour of the club, which over the years has seen guests like Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong and Frank Sinatra come through its doors and has survived gangsters, the Vancouver Police Department and a fire.

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Walk on the wild side with Will Woods

What’s Your Travel Type?

Do you look at travel as a chance to totally disconnect, where you can escape, recharge, and renew? Or, are you something of a thrill-seeker, working to satisfy your insatiable need for the exciting and the exotic?

Whether you’re a Rejuvenator, Free Spirit, or something else altogether, everyone has a travel type. Curious to know what yours is? Find out by taking our fun Travel Type quiz—for a limited time, those who take the quiz can also enter to win a Vancouver getaway, including return flights, accommodation, dining, and more (all tailored to your travel type!).

Take the Travel Type quiz before September 10 for your chance to win!

‘I ♥ East Van’ Pins on Sale at Broadway/Commercial Safeway until June 20

Photo: Dana Lynch

While doing my grocery shopping at the Broadway/Commercial Safeway this weekend, I spotted these ‘I ♥ East Van’  pins in the check-out line and had to grab one. (Actually, I plan to go back for a few more….) The pins are for charity: proceeds from the $2 pins go to support Prostate Cancer Canada and the Safeway Father’s Day Walk/Run for Prostate Cancer on June 17 (Father’s Day).

Want one? Details after the jump….

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‘I ♥ East Van’ Pins on Sale at Broadway/Commercial Safeway until June 20