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Enter a gingerbread wonderland at this magical holiday display in Vancouver

Enter a gingerbread wonderland at this magical holiday display in Vancouver

It’s the most magical time of the year, and the Hyatt Regency Vancouver is celebrating the holidays with its annual Gingerbread Lane display.
Weathered beer fest will celebrate the dark brews of winter

Weathered beer fest will celebrate the dark brews of winter

It's described as a “curated beer and art event,” all about “the extreme end of the spectrum”
6 cookbooks that will help you slay your holiday hosting

6 cookbooks that will help you slay your holiday hosting

Vancouver Public Library and V.I.A . have teamed up to help you discover new reads, hidden book gems and surprising literary finds. Check back every couple of weeks for the latest reading recommendations from the experts at Vancouver’s library .
Column: Taking care of hydrangeas all year long

Column: Taking care of hydrangeas all year long

I just noticed that my hydrangeas in the garden are a sopping brown mess, hit recently by the cold and wet weather. I had a bit of trouble with one of my several hydrangeas in my garden this summer.
Column: Giving the gift of wine this year? Try these

Column: Giving the gift of wine this year? Try these

Wine columnist Eric Hanson explains how to entertain with a trio of South Australian wines.
Science World is planning an incredible NYE party

Science World is planning an incredible NYE party

There are a number of places to ring in the New Year in Vancouver, but the TELUS World of Science offers a decidedly glamorous affair on the big night.
Luxurious fruit tea store opens at Richmond’s Aberdeen Centre

Luxurious fruit tea store opens at Richmond’s Aberdeen Centre

A new fruit and milk tea shop in Richmond is taking Instagram by storm for its classy atmosphere and photo-worthy treats.
These are the worst and weirdest Christmas gift ideas

These are the worst and weirdest Christmas gift ideas

Dreck the Halls: Vancouver Courier's 14th annual gift guide to the unusual, strange and just plain wrong is worse than ever
Eric Akis: Two recipes for shortbread — cranberry pecan and Stilton walnut

Eric Akis: Two recipes for shortbread — cranberry pecan and Stilton walnut

I found time to do holiday baking recently and wanted to make shortbread, but could not decide whether it should be savoury or sweet.
Column: Why does Tamara Taggart choose federal, not local politics?

Column: Why does Tamara Taggart choose federal, not local politics?

Former news anchor turned anti-lead-in-school-drinking-fountains-advocate Tamara Taggart is hoping to throw her hat into the ring in the upcoming federal election.