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A Modern Mix Weekend with #FocusOnMyTown

Ford Canada recently lent me their 2013 Ford Focus for the weekend to explore Vancouver and beyond. As someone who lives in downtown and relies on two legs and a bus pass to get places, I decided to take advantage of the wheels and explore beyond the downtown core. Here’s a recap of my jam-packed #FocusOnMyTown weekend with Ford Canada!

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Food & Drink

1 Up Caramels’ Sweet Pop Up at Barefoot Contessa

Handmade by Helen Chang, this Vancouver-based confectionary brand specializes in fresh, small-batch caramels made without artificial flavourings or preservatives.  A web designer in the daytime, Helen treats 1 Up Caramels as her …

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Events & Lifestyle

Converge on Main Shopping Night (Thursday Feb 28, 6pm to 9pm)

Despite poodle statue controversies, Main St. is one of Vancouver’s hottest shopping destinations for independent retailers.  From modern homewares to local fashion, the strip between 16th and 28th avenue is …

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Events & Lifestyle

49th Parallel Café – “A Coffee Carol” Holiday Event (Tuesday December 4)

49th Parallel Coffee Roasters presents A Coffee Carol, a free holiday event on Tuesday December 4 from 6:30pm onwards at their Main Street location.  This event will kick off a regular …

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Cocoa Nymph Opens Second Location as “Nymph East”

Cocoa Nymph, well known for their uniquely hand crafted chocolates just recently celebrated the grand opening of their second location at 4 West 7th ave.  Having met with owner, Rachel …

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VanEats – “Cray-vings” Dining Pass at Cray Kitchen and Bar

Through the VanEats.ca dining pass, Modern Mix Vancouver was given the opportunity to experience Cray Kitchen + Bar, a unique restaurant that offers something that other Vancouver restaurants have seemed …

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