Archive for March, 2014:

THE GIRL NEXT DOOR: Erin Ireland

Things to do in Vancouver  |  03.25.2014  |  

Around these parts, we’re super lucky to work among some supremely talented guys and gals, and we want to share the love and introduce you to them. This month, we’re bringing you a stone-cold fox who has managed to take a baked good previously considered as sexy as your Uncle Phil after eating a can of beans, and transformed it into a glamorous, “To Die For” cult treat available in our very own Betty coffee shop. Erin Ireland and your banana bread, come on down!

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INDECENT EXPOSURE: CTV’s Motive

News  |  03.18.2014  |  

Motive

You might have heard that Vancouver is sometimes referred to as “Hollywood North” because of the number of movies and TV shows shot in the city. You’ve probably groaned at how corny that nickname is – we sure have. But the fact remains: wander Vancouver’s streets on any given week, and you’ll literally stumble across tell-tale giant white crew trucks, catering services vehicles, and all manner of lighting cords. If you’re interested in what’s shooting in town while you’re in Vancouver, check this list.

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SELFIES: Book a night, get a $75 AMEX gift card!

Vancouver Hotel Deals  |  03.11.2014  |  

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You might be tempted to file this offer in the “To Good To Be True” department, but we’re being 100% straight-up with you here! No tricks or bait-and-switch, just book and pay for a night in one of The Burrard’s freshly renovated, retro hotel rooms starting at just $94, and you’ll get a $75 American Express gift card when you check-in. Just make sure that you have your dates nailed down as the room is non-cancellable.

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TAKE-OUT: March 2014

Things to do in Vancouver  |  03.07.2014  |  

As winter nears its end, we see the light at the end of the tunnel! Seriously, it’s blinding, although that might be our blue-light therapy lamp… Crawl out of your hibernation chambers and join us at some of these great things to do in Vancouver over the next few weeks:

Urban Winery Sunday School
URBAN WINERY’S SUNDAY SCHOOL

Maybe you were cooler than us back in high school, but our education didn’t include wine. Vancouver’s Urban Winery steps up to fill this gap in your education with their Sunday School, an on-going series of seminars featuring multiple flights of wine structured around a theme and served blind. The next session is March 16th’s “Sommelier Smack Down.” Ring the bell – school’s in, sucka!
Ongoing at Vancouver Urban Winery

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