Rowing an SUP for Fitness and Fun

Oar Board Rower, inflatable SUP, Fitness Row 12, Whitehall Rowing and Sail

A few years ago boat designer Harold Aune, co-founder of Whitehall Rowing and Sail, and builder of the worlds best all water rowing boats since 1987, noticed the incredible number of standup paddle boards people were using to get out on the water and have fun paddling around. He wondered if there was a way to somehow convert these relatively stable boards into a sculling rowboat. After […]

West Restaurant + Bar

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Contemporary Regional Cuisine

Recognized as the ‘jewel in Vancouver’s culinary crown’, West Restaurant’s outstanding contemporary regional cuisine and seamless service has earned much critical acclaim. Pristine seasonal ingredients are sourced to deliver superbly conceived dishes offering modern interpretations of classics. […]

By | August 3rd, 2017|Dining, Featured Dining, Greater Vancouver, Restaurants, Vancouver|0 Comments

The Oar Board®: great all-water workout! Take it on your next travel adventure.

The Adventure Row and Fitness Row SUPs are perfect for paddling or sculling. They are specially fitted with deck rings that make the installation of the Oar Board® Rower even easier than on a standard SUP. Getting fit and having fun out on the water has never been more affordable or as simple to do. Exploring and camping, anywhere on the planet where there’s a bit of rowable water has never been easier.

The Oar Board® Rower, produced by Whitehall Rowing […]

Artist Spotlight: Jay Brabant, Douglas Reynolds Gallery, Vancouver

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Jay Brabant is the son of Gene Brabant, a renowned carver in the Northwest Coast style. Gene Brabant grew up in Victoria, BC, in the company of the family of Henry Hunt. Henry Hunt’s three sons, Richard, Stan and Tony are all recognized as Northwest Coast Master Carvers. Gene Brabant received this same training and has passed on his skills and knowledge to his son, Brabant.

Brabant began his carving career at a very early age. He traveled with his father across Canada […]

By | January 24th, 2016|Arts & Culture, Vancouver|0 Comments

Diane’s Lingerie is making a splash with new swimwear collection

Diane's Lingerie PrimaDonna Swimwear Collection, Dive Into Summer, Vancouver, British Columbia

Diane’s Lingerie is proud to introduce the PrimaDonna Swimwear Collection. Now women can also count on the very best at the beach and at the pool with PrimaDonna’s fabulous fit, exceptional quality and gorgeous, stylish designs.

From tankinis and bikinis to one-piece swimsuits, up to an H cup, every bathing suit from the PrimaDonna line is specially designed for women. This collection is the result of two years of hard work. The PrimaDonna team […]

By | July 3rd, 2015|Greater Vancouver, Shopping, Vancouver|0 Comments

Happy 129th Birthday ‪Vancouver‬

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Today, April 6th, 2015 marks the 129th birthday of the City of Vancouver. It was incorporated on April 6th, 1886, the same year that William Van Horne established a terminal for the CPR and gave the city its name in honour of Captain George Vancouver.

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This photograph taken in September 1886 by Louis Denison Taylor, (1857-1946), shows Vancouver’s 1st Council in front of a tent with the sign City Hall. The portrait captures a look […]

By | April 6th, 2015|History, Top Stories, Vancouver|0 Comments

A Crisp Winter Morning around Vancouver’s Stanley Park Seawall

Vancouver Stanley Park Seawall, Laurie McLean, British Columbia

If you wake up one winter morning and find yourself in Vancouver, British Columbia, then jump out of your jammies and onto the Stanley Park seawall. It is a jewel in the heart of the city and there is a little something for everyone.

Vancouver Stanley Park Seawall, Laurie McLean, British Columbia

This morning, after bundling up for a brisk bike ride, I headed straight for the seawall to take in the sights. And it’s […]

By | December 14th, 2014|Cycling, Parks & Trails, Running, Top Stories, Vancouver, Walking|0 Comments