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SEATTLE PIKE'S PIER AND VANCOUVER, BC

Our last stop in Oregon was Astoria.  We traveled the winding, narrow Highway 101 up to Astoria and settled in for two nights.  The famous Cannon beach is just south of there, so we took a day trip to walk on the wide, sandy beaches after viewing Astoria Column and seeing downtown historic Astoria. 392 more words

Epic Road Trip

Ripped off twice in one week: Karma sticks it to do-gooder

Danny Halmo doesn’t judge people, but maybe he should start.

When Halmo hit the streets this week looking to do random acts of kindness, he was met with a harsh lesson on the meaning of irony. 781 more words

News

LAIBACH: We Had a Great Time and We Wanted Our Nation to Break Down - Live Review/Photo Gallery

Ostensibly, it’s not only “Europe is falling apart,” as the song “Eurovision” declares on Laibach‘s latest release, Spectre: mass shootings and riots are increasingly common in American cities, and California’s impending water crisis threatens to disrupt food economies throughout North America; with the trappings of popular culture and the manufactured desires of mass consumption so deeply entrenched as a somatic form of population control, it takes the Slovenian group’s brand of dissident anti-pop to provoke a little cognitive dissonance. 205 more words

Music

minoas greek taverna

I love Greek and all their lamb dishes, their shoulders and loins are always so tender flavourful with their spice rubs. Going to Burnaby, I’ve gone by Minoas many times be it driving or transit. 459 more words

Vancouver

The Loden's beautiful planter

Congratulations to the Loden Hotel at 1177 Meville Street in Vancouver for having this beautiful large container planting at their entrance.
It struck me as perfect having a beautiful Japanese maple with apple-green leaves as the centrepiece, perfectly matching the weight and size of the container to create harmony and balance, and also having a very tasteful, restrained planting of white bacopa, white begonia and white… 82 more words

Vancouver

sockeye city grill

June in Vancouver means sun and nice weather, and every Vancouverite wants part in it, whether you’re born and raised here or just visiting. That means beaches and patios will be filled, especially for a tourist attraction spot like Steveston, the lineups are endless. 364 more words

Drinks

Fox Sports building FIFA Women's World Cup set in downtown Vancouver

Construction is nearly finished on a temporary building on Vancouver’s Jack Poole Plaza that will serve as Fox Sports’ FIFA Women’s World Cup media headquarters when the games get underway June 6. 367 more words

Vancouver