Vancouver Winter Olympics Week 1

The Winter Olympics are supposed to be all about the games, but they’re about all the fun too. As the torch runs through the community, and the international houses open their doors, it’s easy to get caught up in the Olympic spirit. From cocktails in the Monk McQueens Ice Lounge to the opening of Irish …

USA Gold Medal Snowboarder Shaun White on Letterman

Vancouver’s Olympic snow woes continue, and now they’ve hit the big time. Tuesday night, USA Gold Medal snowboarder Shaun White appeared on David Letterman. The interview concluded with the two men laughing about rumours that Vancouver doesn’t have enough snow up at the Cypress mountain half pipe venue and joking about snow being flown in …

Taste the World Wine for Angkor Children’s Hospital

The recent tragic events in Haiti will not soon be forgotten. Yet, while we attempt to help those devastated by this earthquake, we sometimes forget that there are children in need all over the third world where flood, famine and abject poverty occur every day. Last night, the good people behind the Angkor Hospital for …

North Shore Outlook 10 Year Anniversary

You know how they say time flies when you’re having fun? Well, trust me when I say that it’s true. The last decade has flown by at the speed of light and in looking back, I realize just how wonderful, yet fleeting, life can be. In the last seven years that I have had the …

Britney Spears walks off stage in “Toxic” Vancouver, BC

Pop princess Britney Spears walked off stage tonight in Vancouver, BC, at her GM Place concert, claiming that the air was too smoky for her to perform. The nicotine fit came only three songs into the show when an announcement was made asking everyone to butt out, literally. (See the evidence for yourself in the …

Vancouver Doormen’s Dinner

They know where all the best restaurants are, where all the movies stars stay and can probably¬†help you get front row tickets to just about any event in town. They are Vancouver’s doormen, and without them, we’d be a city without a face. Last month, at the 18th Annual Doormens Dinner, these ambassadors were honoured …