Finally, an Online Dance Party for Older Adults

So you’re over 55, you’re feeling cooped up, and you want to get your groove on. But maybe you’d rather connect with some folks your own age rather than jumping in with a bunch of 20-40-somethings. West Point Grey Community CentreTrout Lake Community Centre and Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre have collaborated to create an online dance classes for the 55+ community.

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Finally, an Online Dance Party for Older Adults

Hungry? Dine Out Menus and Reservations now Online

canapes selection

It’s that time of year again.  The holidays are over.  The weather is terrible lots of the time.  So what do you have to look forward to?  Dine Out!  Vancouver’s annual restaurant festival runs from Jan. 20 – Feb. 5.   Hundreds of the city’s best restaurants offer up deeply discounted 3-course menus at $18, $28 and $38 price points.

All of the special Dine Out menus are now posted online, as well as links to make reservations (accessed through the menus).  Click here to be taken to the site.  In past years, the Dine Out website has crashed because so many people try to reserve all at once.  The site appears to be doing well this year, but reservations at top restaurants tend to fill up very fast.

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Hungry? Dine Out Menus and Reservations now Online

Top 5 guides to Vancouver (or, how to get to know Vancouver before you get to know Vancouver)

Received a tweet from a friend of a friend in the UK yesterday morning asking me to recommend some guidebooks to Vancouver so he can prepare for an upcoming visit.

Thing is, I just can’t.

I generally don’t rely on guidebooks when I travel to new places. After too many experiences of showing up at a street market that isn’t around any more, a river cruise that’s actually located in another county, or (most recently) a hostel that’s been closed for 18 months, I’ve decided that guidebooks are a bit too unreliable for my travel tastes.

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Top 5 guides to Vancouver (or, how to get to know Vancouver before you get to know Vancouver)