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Celebration of Light announces countries for 2018 fireworks competition

Celebration of Light announces countries for 2018 fireworks competition

Which teams will be brightening up the sky this summer for the 2018 Honda Celebration of Light ? For the popular fireworks event’s 28th year, it’s going to be teams from South Africa, Sweden, and South Korea.
Column: Finding a purpose

Column: Finding a purpose

This past January, Princeton University’s Alumni Weekly magazine featured a parade of today’s 25 most influential alumni. Just four names were familiar to me – Jeff Bezos, Robert Mueller III, Sonia Sotomayor and Michelle Obama.
Column: Prepping ‘you’ for spring gardening tasks

Column: Prepping ‘you’ for spring gardening tasks

Some of us are already up to our eyeballs in preparing our gardens for summer blooms, vegetable and fruit harvests and all things garden related.
Asia News: What the pho? Vietnam streetfood cocktails make a splash

Asia News: What the pho? Vietnam streetfood cocktails make a splash

HANOI (AFP) -With his daring pho cocktail inspired by Vietnam's signature beef noodle soup, Hanoi's leading hipster bartender Pham Tien Tiep is hoping to elevate the drinking scene in a city better known for its raucous outdoor beer dens.
Column: Blue Grouse Wines are full of surprises

Column: Blue Grouse Wines are full of surprises

It’s not often that a wine tasting is a surprise birthday party. But that’s what happened recently for Blue Grouse’s Winemaker Bailey Williamson’s 50th birthday.
This lady captures the crazy things people do for cherry blossom pictures in Vancouver

This lady captures the crazy things people do for cherry blossom pictures in Vancouver

This might be one of the funniest Instagram accounts during the cherry blossom season. A woman with the online name Lele Chan created an Instagram account to capture the weird things people do for cherry blossom pictures.
Richmond opens first hot dry noodle restaurant in Metro Vancouver

Richmond opens first hot dry noodle restaurant in Metro Vancouver

Foodies, have you ever heard of hot dry noodles? It is neither noodle with soup nor stir-fried noodle. Instead, it is a traditional Chinese dry noodle and rated as No.1 in “China’s Top 10 famous noodles” by Business Insider.
Myriad of ways to go eco-friendly and save money

Myriad of ways to go eco-friendly and save money

Many people adopt eco-friendly practices in an effort to protect and preserve the planet, but going green can also be good for the pocketbook.
Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival hosts Big Picnic

Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival hosts Big Picnic

And four other events that make Vancouver awesome this week
Asia News: Trouble in paradise as tourism surge lashes Southeast Asia's beaches

Asia News: Trouble in paradise as tourism surge lashes Southeast Asia's beaches

Koh Phi Phi Ley (Thailand) (AFP) - Hordes of tourists clamber across the white sand with selfie sticks as Thai park rangers wade into turquoise waters to direct boats charging into the cliff-ringed cove.