Tag Archives: West Coast

Why I Left My ♥ in San Francisco

The charms of San Francisco boil down to the creative and entrepreneurial spirit whether it’s the people, food, coffee/tea (choose your vice) and culture. In some ways Vancouver and San Francisco are similar, with multiculturalism and love of diversity, laid back lifestyles and environmentally sustainable reputations. But, these cities are so much more than that. […]

Fab Fare at the Fray

I couldn’t feel more at home with Fray on Fraser’s menu. My favorite new addiction: Portobello fries, and love the classic Fray burger, perfectly portioned and lightly flavored without the greasy spoon feeling. The salads are creative, crisp and flavorful. Chef Antonio Martin really takes pride in sourcing local and organic ingredients, the signature of […]

Discovering Bellevue

Only two hours drive south of the Greater Vancouver Area is the booming city of Bellevue, just on the edge of the Greater Seattle Area. This coastal region is experiencing growth despite the economy. Perhaps its proximity to neighboring Canadian cities whilst the US dollar and CDN dollar are on or near parity has helped […]

West Coast Law Enforcement Memorabilia Show

Constable Mah (Event Organizer) and law enforcement insignia exhibitors gathered at Burnaby’s Shadbolt Centre for the Arts for the inaugural West Coast Law Enforcement Memorabilia Show in the Greater Vancouver Area. Enforcement officers and collectors from as far as Washington State and Alberta attended this day long event.

Tea S’il Sous Plaît!

There’s nothing like a little afternoon indulgence with good company in a cozy atmosphere, sipping tea and nibbling savory and sweet bites. Tucked away between the courtyards of Alberni and the concrete of Georgia in downtown Vancouver, you will find the Urban Tea Merchant, a sublime afternoon tea spot and gift shop with a wonderful […]