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Best Summer Patio Restaurants Vancouver BC

Patio Perfect: Our Top Picks for Al Fresco Fun

Nothing says summer like al fresco eating and drinking. Despite endless coastline and inimitable views, Vancouver has shockingly few patios due to strict restaurant and liquor licensing laws. We wish we had more but as September looms, we figured we'd better make the most of the options we do have. We encourage you to do the same and enjoy a drink and a nibble at any one of our top ...

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Vintage Apartment Design Ideas

Vintage Vibes – Vintage Apartment Design Ideas

With the ubiquity of design shows and magazines, we are inundated with ideas and inspiration but how do we make our space truly our own?  One option is to source and acquire some unique pieces from the past. Whether your taste runs mid-century modern or 20’s art deco, investing in a vintage piece from the past can add texture and interest to an otherwise 21st-century space. Get The Vintage Vibe SMALL FLOURISH There ...

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Decluttering Your Kitchen

Top 4 Tips To Declutter Your Kitchen

How to pare your space to perfection with a few easy tips. Moving into a new place serves a great purpose – it offers you the perfect opportunity to shed belongings and simplify your life. The perfect edit not only unclutters your surroundings, but it also unclutters your mind. KITCHEN The kitchen is the most pivotal area of any home. It is where we cook, eat and congregate. Keeping it clean and clutter ...

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Smart Tech for Dog Owners

Wired Pets – Best Tech Gadgets for Pet Owners

The latest in pet tech can revolutionize your life and your dog’s. Here are a few of our favourites: The WAGGIT collar was designed to improve the quality of your dog’s life and arm you with information to better care for your four-legged companion. Developed with vets and nutritionists, Waggit learns your pup’s baseline and then keeps track of changes in vitals (i.e. temperature, heart rate), body position and sleep quality. Any ...

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Gentleman’s Guide: West End Vancouver

The West End is home to some of the city’s most vibrant thoroughfares, best beaches and the biggest city park this side of NYC.  The western reaches of Robson Street, Denman Street and Davie Street offer gentleman visitors abundant choices for food, drink, personal grooming and nightlife. Sleeping Soundly   Sylvia Hotel If visiting, consider staying at the oceanside, oft-overlooked, Sylvia Hotel. Ivy-covered and exuding a faded elegance, this 1912 landmark boasts reasonable rates ...

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Pride Prep – Unfurl Your Freak Flag

2018 marks the 40th anniversary of Vancouver’s Pride Festival. Running August 3-5th , this fabulous celebration of love, tolerance and the LGBTQ2+ community culminates in a glorious Sunday parade that snakes through the West End – Robson to Davie to Beach Avenue. Yes, it's time for Pride weekend 2018! Leading up to this are countless events organized by Pride Vancouver. We’ve distilled it down to a few unique experiences we think are ...

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