November 2012

Park Royal Shopping Mall

Posted on Nov 30, 2012 in Local Interest

For those of us that live on the North Shore it has often seemed that to get the best shopping experience we had to head over the bridge.  But in the last several years, with the redevelopment of Park Royal Mall, the shopping opportunities here in West Vancouver have become unique and satisfying, without ever having to cross the water. 

I remember th...

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Britannia Mine

Posted on Nov 30, 2012 in Family Attractions

This is my favourite Vancouver attraction, and has been ever since I was young.  I think I was first introduced to it on a field trip in grade 5, and I have been smitten with it ever since.  Located halfway between Vancouver and Whistler it makes for a good afternoon stop or a great destination on its own. 

There is something so incredible about witne...

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Granville Island

Posted on Nov 30, 2012 in Family Attractions

Whether you live here or are just visiting, Vancouver is an amazing city to explore. There are so many great places to see, one of the most well-known being Granville Island. Located in False Creek, just under the south end of the Granville Street Bridge, it is a major tourist destination and working district. In 2004 it was named "One of the World...

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The Nutcracker Ballet

Posted on Nov 23, 2012 in Family Attractions

The Nutcracker Ballet never gets old. It is a once a year treat to the unforgettable music of Tchaikovsky, gorgeous sets, glittery costumes, beautiful dancing and a little magic thrown in. This year it is being performed by an amazing Vancouver based company - The Goh Ballet, with members of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra playing the memorable score...

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Dundarave Festival of Lights

Posted on Nov 23, 2012 in Family Attractions

The Dundarave Festival of Lights is back running from December 1, 2012 - Janary 5, 2013.  A great experience  for the whole family, bundle up,  head to Dundarave Pier/Beach and enjoy live music, Christmas cheer, and over 100 decorated trees donated by local businesses, schools and communities. All proceeds are donated to fight against homelessness.




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Items to Put Away When Selling

Posted on Nov 22, 2012

When your home is on the market but you are still living there, you can't very well make it a model show home. Still, there are a few things you should think about putting in storage while your home is for sale in order to make it as appealing as possible to buyers. Here are the top five things you should consider putting out of sight. Excess Famil...

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