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Spring Farmers Market – West End Style

One of my favourite Farmer’s Markets, West End Farmers Market is abundant in Spring Harvest For me, Spring is all about the greens. And there’s nothing like finding a fresh organic head of Romain Lettuce that was just picked farm-fresh that morning. Radicchio – One of my favourites leafy veg. I add it liberally to raw salads. I also love …

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Blossom time in Vancouver

Early Blooms for Vancouver Cherry Blossoms 2015 According to AccuWeather, and a number of flowering trees, we’re having Springlike weather in the Pacific Northwest. Indeed, for the last day of February, a walk along the Stanley Park seawall was energized with full sun and plum blossoms and rowers on the waters. Flowering Plums, the trendsetter of blossoms are certainly showing …

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Welcome to Vancouver TED2015 Truth and Dare

Welcome to VancouverTED#2, TED2015 Truth and Dare TED 2015 March 16-20, 2015 Vancouver Convention Centre Are you visiting Vancouver for TED? Check out my local reviews. About TED ConferenceVancouver is hosting its second TED conference, TED2015 Truth and Dare. TED (Technology, Education, Design) is an annual conference that addresses contemporary ideas in business, science, technology, culture, research and entertainment. The …

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Riding the Amtrak Cascades Train from Vancouver to Seattle – Avoid Traffic, Relax and Enjoy the Views

Train travel from Vancouver to Seattle with the Amtrak Cascades is a great and economic way to avoid border traffic, relax and enjoy the spectacular coastal views. With daily scheduled departures, the Train from Vancouver to Seattle is an easy and fun way to travel for families with children. With the recent bridge collapse and temporary fix along a main …

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Chinese New Year Parade Vancouver 2015

Celebrating Chinese New Year Parade Vancouver 2015 Year of the Goat. Gung Hay Fat Choi! 恭喜發財! Gung Hay Fat Choi! (Happy New Year!) This year’s 2015 Vancouver’s Chinese New Year Parade starts at 11:00 am on Sunday, February 22nd, 2015, and takes two and a half hours to complete. The 1.5 km parade route winds through Vancouver’s historic Chinatown, starting …

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