Gastown Cabaret – The Beach Party Edition, August 9th

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Summer. Where bedtimes cease to exist! Perfect for spending a night with Gastown’s most excellent trio: April O’Peel, Sweet Munish and Sparkle Plenty. Join them as they host an evening of non-stop entertainment at Gastown Cabaret – Beach Party Edition, at Guilt & Company on Tuesday, August 9th.

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Gastown Cabaret – The Beach Party Edition, August 9th

Elegant and Intoxicating: An Ode to Classic Cocktails in Vancouver

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The following article was submitted by Tourism Vancouver staffer, Sonu Purhar.

Fancy infusions, liquid nitrogen and inventive ice… these days, it’s par for the course to find your coupe filled with a (damn delicious) work of art – but let’s not forget from whence they came. Yes, I’m talking about The Classic Cocktail.

As with any historical certainty, no one is certain when and where the cocktail originated. What we can agree on is that these stimulating brews traditionally consisted of spirits, sugar and bitters. By the mid-1800s, liqueur had joined as the fourth horseman. And shortly thereafter, the first genuine “cocktails” were born, including our friends the Sazerac, Old Fashioned and Manhattan. If it weren’t for these forerunners, you’d be sipping on bitter bathtub gin.

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Elegant and Intoxicating: An Ode to Classic Cocktails in Vancouver

Gastown Cabaret – The Heatwave Edition, July 12th

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The long summer nights can inspire you to explore extraordinary events, challenging you to milk every hour that this spectacular season has to offer, which is why party planners, April O’Peel, Sweet Munish, and Sparkle Plenty, invite you to experience an evening of non-stop entertainment at Gastown Cabaret – Heatwave Edition at Guilt & Company in Gastown on Tuesday, July 12th.

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Gastown Cabaret – The Heatwave Edition, July 12th

21 Spots in Vancouver to Snap That Show-Off Instagram Pic

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populistPopulist is Vancouver’s cinematic city guide, showcasing everything that’s happening in the city through video – Your hub for where to go, what to do and who to see. Populist is run by Film and TV Producer, Rebecca Traub and Broadcast Journalist, Blanca Blandon (aka YinYang). Follow the fun at thisispopulist.com.

Instagram has become the world’s best digital photo album where you get to show off your wicked photography skills (or ability to use a filter from an app). Thankfully, Vancouver is one of those cities that doesn’t take much to make it look good with it’s beautiful natural colors, mountains tops and hipster brick and modern style. These are the best spots to get a solid show-off pic for your IG account.

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21 Spots in Vancouver to Snap That Show-Off Instagram Pic

Surreal: A Roaming Theatre Experience in Vancouver’s Gastown

Photo Credit: Tara Lee

Photo Credit: Tara Lee

During Surreal, I felt like I was deliciously eavesdropping on a conversation as it unfolded. This new play explores romance and twenty-something dilemmas, all in the winding streets and alleys of Gastown. The interactive theatre experience would make for a great date, perhaps preceded or followed by a meal or drink in the area.

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Surreal: A Roaming Theatre Experience in Vancouver’s Gastown

Vancouver’s Neighbourhood Happenings: 24 of the Best Places to Find Happy Hour in Gastown

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The following article was submitted by the Gastown BIA.

Gastown has it all. History, modern fashion, current trends, good art, exceptional food and lots of coffee. It also has enough Happy Hours to fill the face of a clock, twice over.

We’ve found the best places to sit, sip, and savor delicious drinks and to munch on good food, during Happy Hour in Gastown.

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Vancouver’s Neighbourhood Happenings: 24 of the Best Places to Find Happy Hour in Gastown

Summer Lovin’ With Gastown Cabaret, June 14

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Seeking ways to make lasting summer memories?

Let them begin on Tuesday, June 14th at Vancouver’s historic Gastown neighbourhood for a hot, new edition of Gastown Cabaret – Summer Lovin’.

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Summer Lovin’ With Gastown Cabaret, June 14