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Parry: An old Sikh temple gets a new plaque

September 22, 2012

LONG REMEMBERED: South-Asian community members, friends and Mayor Gregor Robertson remembered the past on West Second Avenue’s 1800 block recently. They placed a plaque to commemorate Vancouver’s first Sikh gurdwara (temple), which stood there from 1908 until 1970, when it was supplanted by an Arthur Erickson-designed facility on Ross Street. That temple’s head priest, Harminder [...]

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Parry: Ferraris raise adrenalin and funds, while VanDusen sows seeds of gala success

September 15, 2012

TO THE METAL: Ferrari Club of America members like Kevin Turner and Paul Zalesky had a blast this week driving a Ferrari 599 HGTE model on $ 2,000-a-time segments of a Canada-U.S. tour benefiting Ronald McDonald houses. Children at the Vancouver house had one, too, while playing in the $ 500,000 coupe and imagining its [...]

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Parry: New Coal Harbour restaurant menu reflects pals’ culinary past

September 1, 2012

ONE DOOR OPENS: Chefs Abdel Elatouabi and Gordon Martin have launched their Sol Sun Belt Cookery restaurant at Denman Street’s north waterfront. Licensed for 120, the premises housed Casablanca-born Elatouabi’s Bravo Bistro until 2007, when a 50-per-cent hike in the $ 10,000 monthly rent saw him vamoose to be executive chef to Moroccan Crown Prince [...]

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Parry: PNE’s hoopla lives on as drum squad gives bang-up show

August 18, 2012

When the Pacific National Exhibition’s forerunner debuted in 1910, its “Skid Road” sideshows included a “petrified woman, recently unearthed in Arizona.” Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Parry: A night on the tiles benefits classical Chinese garden

August 11, 2012

The weather was perfect Thursday when Lauren Chang and Judy Rendek co-chaired a benefit for community and educational programs at the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden of which they are second-year trustees. Attendees strolled through the structures and Ming-style garden built in 1985-86 by master craftsmen from Suzhou, China. Vancouver Sun – News / [...]

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