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    PDA – is it okay in Vancouver bars?

    by  • July 28, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Public displays of affection, or PDA, is a contentious issue in Vancouver (you either love it or hate it). Saira takes a look at why PDA should be A-ok.  I used to work with a couple of people who would, occasionally, sit at the bar together and have a beer or two after work....

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    Beers and Bars Abroad: Caye Caulker, The Split and Lizard Juice

    by  • July 17, 2014 • 0 Comments


    “Paradise: a metaphysical term for a place in which existence is positive and harmonious…conceptually a counter-image of the supposed miseries of human civilization” – Wikipedia. After travelling mainland Central America for four weeks this spring, I found myself in Caye Caulker, Belize. Weary from a 12-hour journey, which included two bus rides and the...

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    Happy Hour Vancouver

    by  • July 6, 2014 • 0 Comments


    Like the first rays of sun after a long winter, Happy Hour has finally arrived in Vancouver.  While some Vancouver bars seem hesitant to come out from their hibernation dens, others have jumped out from the cave as if to say “Spring is here, let’s party.”  We here at VanCity Drink Specials think Happy...

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    Happy Hour Hunt

    by  • July 5, 2014 • 0 Comments


    The big wigs on the hill have decided we can handle cheap drinks without rioting in the streets. Let’s not blame alcohol for 2010 – there were many reasons why that happened, which I won’t get into. Happy Hour is here! Clap along if you feel that Happy Hour is the truth! I’ve heard...

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    VCDS Patio Madness: Round 1 Results Part IV

    by  • July 1, 2014 • 0 Comments

    With the month of June pretty much in the rear-view, it’s time to get on with the next round of the 2014 Patio Madness Tournament.  Today, we’re having a look at the final match-ups of the Coastal Conference, and as we’ve seen in this hotly contested group, anything can happen… #6 Tap and Barrel...

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    VCDS Patio Madness: Round 1 Results Part III

    by  • June 30, 2014 • 0 Comments


    The heat is on in the Patio Madness Tournament, as the remaining patios battle it out for a coveted spot in the Sweet Sixteen.  Today, we’ll have a look at the bottom of the City Conference bracket.  Let’s see who booked their ticket… #6 Romer’s (Yaletown) vs. #11 The Ascot In this match-up, we...

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