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Shameful Tiki Room

Shameful Tiki Room The Shameful Tiki Room recently opened its mysterious doors on the ever-renovating strip of Main Street Vancouver in March (2013). Even before its official opening it was being whispered by many in-the-know as being the savior of all things tiki north of the US border. Trader Vic's Vancouver had passed into the distant memories of old salty dogs that paid homage to Polynesian lore and decor when it closed nearly two decades ago.

Few locals ever knew it existed. The conundrum with the Waldorf Hotel Tiki Bar is found within this crude assessment - if there is only one girl in the room then it's safe to say she's the prettiest girl in the room. Enter the Shameful Tiki Room. Coming out of the gates much has been discussed by Vancouver media in regards to the inception of the Shameful Tiki Room. When you arrive at the Shameful Tiki Room there is little at the "store front" to let you know you're in the right place. Wanna' bang a gong? Parking at Vancouver Airport – Cheap Rates, Long Term Parking, Coupons at YVR. A Guide to Parking at Vancouver Airport, Including Hourly and Daily Cheap Rates for 2014, Park and Fly Shuttle Service and Parking Coupons for Vancouver Airport.

Parking at Vancouver Airport – Cheap Rates, Long Term Parking, Coupons at YVR

VTT Home › Vancouver Airport › Vancouver International Airport Parking By Darrin Robertson, VTT Editor - Updated: March 11,2014 If you’re travel plans include driving to YVR, parking is something you’ll need to know about before you arrive. Here’s the latest on parking at YVR Airport. All prices are in Canadian dollars, and please remember that regulations, parking lots and prices can change constantly. You'll also find info on where you can park to pick up and drop off passengers at YVR arrivals & departures levels, as well as parking at the South Terminal.

Parking at Vancouver Airport – 5 Choices: (Please Note: Rates are subject to frequent change - please verify prices with all companies before making any reservations) Weekend Extra: Downtown’s cool new store: a bookshop. Buildings are being revitalized by new businesses in fringe areas of Vancouver’s downtown core as higher rents in other parts of the inner city push out longtime residents and attract new ideas.

Weekend Extra: Downtown’s cool new store: a bookshop

Pictured is one such building on the corner of Homer and Pender Streets. Photograph by: Jason Payne , Vancouver Sun VANCOUVER -- Rod Clarke and Kim Koch recently had a chance to pick up some books from an estate. Www.medinacafe.com. Eat. Drink. Watch. Metro Vancouver. Metro Vancouver is the name of a political body and corporate entity designated by provincial legislation as one of the regional districts in British Columbia, Canada.[4][5] The organization was formerly known as the Greater Vancouver Regional District (GVRD), and that name is still the official name and remains in common colloquial use, especially in the abbreviated form.

Metro Vancouver

Metro Vancouver is under the direction of 24 local authorities; it delivers regional services, sets policy and acts as a political forum. The region's most populous city is Vancouver, but Metro Vancouver's administrative offices are located in the City of Burnaby. The term "Metro Vancouver" can also be used to refer to the geographic territory approximately equivalent to the territory under the authority of the organization Metro Vancouver.

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Looking In/Up At Mount Pleasant’s Iconic 1912 “Skyscraper”, The Lee Building. Browse > Home / Culture / DIG IT | Looking In/Up At Mount Pleasant’s Iconic 1912 “Skyscraper”, The Lee Building by Stevie Wilson | Just over two years ago in 2012, the Lee Building celebrated its centennial to much fanfare and fond recollection as one of Mount Pleasant’s most iconic landmarks.

Looking In/Up At Mount Pleasant’s Iconic 1912 “Skyscraper”, The Lee Building

One hundred (and two) years on, it operates nearly just the same as ever, with an assortment of small businesses and residents occupying the 7-story building heralded as the first skyscraper in the city. Designed by English architect Arthur Julius Bird, the building features a prototypical brick and stone masonry design, a look that was fairly new on the West Coast when it was completed 1912. Bird is also remembered as a pioneering force in city zoning and planning, with a particular focus on residential construction on sloped areas – a convenient match for Mount Pleasant’s hilly landscape.

The Lee, which sits on land that once was home to a large church, is named for Herbert O. Scott Landon Antiques. Gastown Information. Canada's First Gas Station. VHF West Hastings Historic Walk. Old Gastown Meets New Technology - Vancouver Blog Miss604. The Gastown Business Improvement Association founded the Gastown Blog in the summer of 2009 to breathe some new life into this historic community.

Old Gastown Meets New Technology - Vancouver Blog Miss604

With daily features, history lessons and business profiles, it’s a one-stop source for Gastown information. Over the last few weeks the Gastown Blog launched an initiative to put QR codes on old buildings where passers-by can scan the code and call up a post from the blog about that building. Ray Kanani, who worked on the project, explains in this video: Your smartphone’s camera acts as a scanner while processing the symbol, which looks like a scrambled bar code. The QR code contains information that can be accessed with an iPhone or Blackberry application, instantly calling up a webpage with Vancouver Archive photos and historical facts about the building. You can find these QR code stickers on over 20 buildings in Gastown and they’re hoping to expand. SUNN Vancouver Historic Quartiers. Detail from 1910 map in: Vancouver: A Visual History (1992) by Bruce Macdonald.

SUNN Vancouver Historic Quartiers

The plan shows the footprint of development in the City of Vancouver 25 years after the railway arrived, and just four years before the opening of the Panama Canal. The latter triggered a building boom in Vancouver in 1908 the full extent of which is represented here. The 1910 Macdonald map presents an enigmatic portrait of a city about to escape the orbit or limits placed by total reliance on walking and horses, and already embracing the possibilities for extension presented by electrified rail transportation. The values of the walkable urbanism are fully on view. Yet, as we compare this map to the growth of streetcar tracks below, it becomes clear that a new set of values is already expressed in the map. Japanese Restaurant. Untitled. Dirty Apron Deli Is On The Lookout For A Full-Time FOH Staffer. Browse > Home / Gluttony / OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | Dirty Apron Deli Is On The Lookout For A Full-Time FOH Staffer The Dirty Apron Deli & Cooking School is located at 540 Beatty St. in Vancouver | 604-879-8588 | www.dirtyapron.com The GOODS from The Dirty Apron Vancouver, BC | The Dirty Apron Delicatessen is on the lookout for a new full time front of house Deli Sales Associate.

Dirty Apron Deli Is On The Lookout For A Full-Time FOH Staffer

Applicants must have a passion for food, local products, and a minimum 2 years experience in the hospitality or grocery industries. Starting wage is $11/hour. Scout Magazine. Scott Landon Antiques. Bambudda. 99 Powell Street | Vancouver, BC | V6A1E9 Telephone: 604 428 0301 Web: www.bambudda.ca | Twitter | Facebook Lunch: Thursday & Friday, noon-2pm Dinner: Tuesday through Sunday, 5:30pm until late (closed Monday) The People Owner & GM – Ray Loy Chef – Scott Korzack Bar Manager – “Buck” Friend About Bambudda Bambudda has been a dream of mine ever since early adulthood.

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Vancouver hotels, downtown hotels, attractions, things to do - Tourism Vancouver is the official source of tourist information for Vancouver BC Canada. Dine Out Vancouver Festival 2014. Street Food City IIIPresented by Tourism Vancouver, Street Food Vancouver Society, and the Downtown Vancouver BIA January 22, 23, 24, 25, 2611am - 3pm Wednesday through Friday11am - 5pm Saturday and Sunday North Plaza, Vancouver Art Gallery Returning for a third year, Street Food City III; Vancouver's original street food gathering, is your opportunity to sample from a collection of Vancouver's Street Food carts all in one convenient location.

Dine Out Vancouver Festival 2014

Vancouver, British Columbia Restaurants: See 2,691 restaurants with 45,032 reviews. Vancouver's Best Seafood Spots, Travel Guide on TripAdvisor. Good Wolfe Kitchen & Bar. Vancouver, British Columbia Restaurants: See 2,691 restaurants with 45,032 reviews. TOP 10 - Best Restaurants in Vancouver! Lupo Restaurant and Vinoteca. Yaletown, Vancouver, BC. Lupo Restaurant and Vinoteca. Yaletown, Vancouver, BC.

The Oakwood Canadian Bistro. The Oakwood Canadian Bistro is a fun and unpretentious neighbourhood room specializing in down-to-earth Canadian fare and casual service. The bistro welcomes with a chic Canadian log cabin feel, while the name pays homage to the reclaimed wood materials used in the space, as well as Kitsilano’s tree-themed street names. A staff of passionate industry professionals—from Owner Mike Shea, General Manager Jeff Parr and Executive Chef Mike Robbins—ensures a quality, welcoming experience. The concept for the Oakwood Canadian Bistro was drawn from classic French bistros, in which families invited the public into their homes to eat simply prepared, locally grown food in a warm, casual setting.

Striving to utilize local, Canadian ingredients whenever possible, Executive Chef Michael Robbins and his team are guided by a food philosophy focused on fresh, house-made dishes influenced by French techniques. Dine Out Vancouver 2014: how to choose the best restaurants and menus. For anyone who’s been wintering in Mexico for the past 11 years, Dine Out Vancouver takes place annually in January. Restaurants offer three-course dinner menus at one or more of three price points: $18, $28, and $38. Many restaurants offer set lunch options as well. A record 263 restaurants are participating in this year’s festival, which runs from January 17 to February 2. Most restaurants are now taking reservations, and prime slots fill up quickly. So how do you choose where to book?

Salmon n' Bannock Restaurant Reviews, Vancouver, Canada. Tavola Restaurant Reviews, Vancouver, Canada. GoodWolfe Kitchen+Bar Restaurant Reviews, Vancouver, Canada. Vancouver Restaurants. Scout Magazine. 3 days in Vancouver, Travel Guide on TripAdvisor. Add to tripAdded to trip You added Grouse Mountain to your Saves list Grouse Mountain Just 15 minutes from downtown Vancouver, Grouse Mountain attracts locals and tourists alike. Vancouver's Best Seafood Spots, Travel Guide on TripAdvisor. Canyon Restaurant. North Vancouver's Canyon reinvents comfort fare. Chef Scott Kidd, who co-owns Canyon with his wife, Helen Sheridan, sources local ingredients such as Pacific octopus to create dishes like this appetizer, called simply Octopussy.

Tracey Kusiewicz. 5 Waterfront Retaurants in Vancouver. Search restaurants and cafes in Vancouver. Floata Restaurant Group, with headquarter in Hong Kong, operates several restaurants in that city, China and Canada respectively. After the success of the first Floata Seafood Restaurant in Hong Kong, Floata Group stepped into the Canadian Market with the 380-seats Floata Seafood Restaurant in …more > Abigail's Party is a cozy wine bar serving comfort food of outstanding value, made with love from local meats, seafood & produce.

Explore the ephemeral wine list, classic cocktails, craft beers and fantastic dinners of this locals' favourite. An award-winning brunch is served on weekends & …more > Business lunches for a few clients or a romantic dinner for two, the 900 West Lounge sets the mood for any occasion. Vancouver Restaurant Awards 2013. Awards. GoodWolfe Kitchen+Bar Restaurant Reviews, Vancouver, Canada. TOP 10 - Best Restaurants in Vancouver! Rommy: sweethomestyle: Home of Tumblr creator:... Illustrated Vancouver, Proposed English Bay Pavilion, from the Sea Shore,... Zion National Park-The Subway.