It’s Entertainment Season – Enter to Win a Stay in Vancouver

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The season of rainfall, cozy layers and colourful gumboots has arrived in Vancouver and, when the natural light dims, Vancouver takes advantage of long nights by turning up the lights, volume, and entertainment indoors and out! Shake off the precipitation, leave your umbrella at the door, and step into sparkling theatre, passionate dance, roaring sport, and concerts that rattle the floorboards.

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It’s Entertainment Season – Enter to Win a Stay in Vancouver

Enter to Win a Festival Season Jaunt in Vancouver

Prize includes a stay at The Burrard, tickets to Bard on the Beach, and a Vancouver Brewery Tour.

This Festival Season (April – June 2017) you can enter to win a stay that spans the centuries, figuratively anyways.

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Enter to Win a Festival Season Jaunt in Vancouver

Totally Local, Totally Delicious New West Coast Foodie Website

WestCoastFood.ca

Lush forests, lively oceanfront, rushing rivers, sprawling fields, and a bright mix of cultures set the table for limitless culinary possibility from bustling Vancouver to the lively Metro suburbs to the calm Fraser Valley. There’s enough to keep a foodie chomping their way around our west coast for years, and there’s a new guide to what’s delicious and where you can eat it.

West Coast Foods is dedicated to looking beyond the city’s centre to uncover the restaurants, farms, ingredients, and people who make up Canada’s west coast culinary styles. For example, have you heard of the coffee hut in White Rock with small batches of beans that are roasted on a converted barbecue? Do you know where to grab a hearty pre-hike breakfast on the North Shore? Would you like to try your hand at an apple pie recipe straight from multi-generational apple farmers in Abbotsford? Have you been to Coquilam’s Koreatown?

Arm yourself with the website, and start exploring from Vancouver to the valley. (New posts are up each week!)

If your mouth is watering from south of the border and you are looking for a culinary getaway, enter our West Coast Food Sweepstakes for your chance to win a trip up on Amtrack, a two-night hotel stay, and a full day guided feast of a tour!

 

Sinatra Vandalizes the Orpheum… and Other Showbiz Secrets

Frank Sinatra

Originally a vaudeville house, the luscious Orpheum Theatre has lured in showgoers since the twenties. Here, they’ve heard great music, witnessed unbelievable magic, and marvelled at the contortions of pretzel-like acrobats. Along the way, the Orpheum has also been the setting for some rather interesting stories: from the sink damaged by Frank Sinatra when he was practicing his golf swing indoors, to the room used to hold exotic “trained beasts” such as elephants. Continue reading:
Sinatra Vandalizes the Orpheum… and Other Showbiz Secrets

Get Access To Vancouver’s Spectacular Private Parts

Culture In Vancouver

It’s not all that surprising that people think of mountains, ocean, and rainforest, when our fair city is mentioned. Unfortunately, this sometimes overshadows the incredible arts and culture we have to offer. To help remedy this, we’re giving Culture in Vancouver a little extra love this fall. First up, is a comprehensive Events Calendar that lists dozens of great events happening here every day. Continue reading:
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