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walking tour & beer tasting of southeast false creek

March 31st, 2012
walking tour

walking tour and beer tasting.  at ALLIANCE lockhart, we wanted to share the news that today, saturday - march 31st there will be a walking tour and beer tasting tour of south east false creek.


Walking Tour and Beer Tasting:  Industrial History of South East False Creek

When: Saturday, March 31, 2012 tour at 1:00pm, tasting at 3:00pm
Where: Meet on the SE Corner of West 1st Ave and Crow ...

it's all in the details.

March 30th, 2012
Mortgage Application 1

it's all in the details.  at ALLIANCE lockhart, we wanted to share the news that before you sign the contract, take note of more details than your interest rate.
Getting a mortgage is a rite of passage for the aspiring homeowner. With banks offering record low interest rates and a huge range of competing mortgage products, understanding the details of the contract is critical.

Like any co ...

arne jacobsen's series 7 chair gets an update

March 29th, 2012
series 7 chair

arne jacobsen's series 7 chair gets an update.  at ALLIANCE lockhart, we are excited about the new and improved arne jacobsen series 7 chair.

In 1955, backsides worldwide began settling into the Series 7 chair designed by Arne Jacobsen. To keep the feeling alive, an updated version of the icon of Danish and midcentury design is now available.

Lightweight, stackable and made of one piece ...

emergency fund

March 28th, 2012

nest egg
emergency fund.  at ALLIANCE lockhart, we wanted to share the news that acoording to a recent report nearly half of british columbians don't have any money set aside for a rainy day.


Nearly half of British Columbians don’t have any money set aside for a rainy day, according to the TD Canada Trust Annual Report on Savings.

Forty-one per cent of B.C. residents said they don’t have savin ...

sphere we go.

March 27th, 2012
G-Pod 1


sphere we go.  at ALLIANCE lockhart, we wanted to share the news that the g-pod a prefab sphere designed as a living or entertainment space for backyard gardens is coming to north america.
The world of prefab has a new entrant with G-Pod, a prefab sphere designed as a living or entertainment space for backyard gardens. The G-Pod is designed and produced by Farmers Cottage Lamps in Birmin ...

ojai

March 26th, 2012
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ojai.  at ALLIANCE lockhart, we wanted to share one of our favorite southern california get-a-way spots - ojai.
You can huff along sage-covered slopes or swing a 9-iron, seek heat therapy in a sauna or search for inner peace on a mountaintop. More than anything, though, Ojai will take you away from where you are right now. Long an artist colony (the ceramist Beatrice Wood lived here), a ...

march madness

March 25th, 2012
mad men
march madness.  at ALLIANCE lockhart, we are very excited for tonight's season 5 two hour premiere.  we can't help but notice the many "mad-men" influences in fashion these days.

Ever since “Mad Men” burst onto the small screen, both women and men have gleefully taken a nostalgic trip back to the early 1960s via the show, made particularly riveting thanks to the work of its costume desi ...

what a wonderful world

March 24th, 2012
esparanza 1

what a wonderful world.  at ALLIANCE lockhart, we wanted to know more about the singer sang that beautiful rendition of what a wonderful world during the 2012 oscars in memoriam tribute - esperanza spalding.

In 2011, Esperanza Spalding beat out sure bets like Justin Bieber, Florence and the Machine and Drake when she won the Best New Artist award at last year's Grammy Awards.

Since last ...

hunger games.

March 23rd, 2012
hungerGames 1

hunger games.  at ALLIANCE lockhart, we wanted to share the share the news that hunger games the movie opens today - friday, march 23rd.  here is our look at the "hit machine" behind the hunger games books.

The highly anticipated film "The Hunger Games" opens today Friday, March 23rd. The movie, which stars Oscar nominee Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth, is an adapt ...

fable

March 22nd, 2012
trevor bird - top chef


fable.  at ALLIANCE lockhart, we wanted to share the news that top chef canada's trevor bird and partners' are opening a new farm-to-table restaurant called fable. they hope to have it opened on west 4th in april.  fable is taking over the space currently occupied by refuel.  that restaurant is closing its doors on march 24th so that owner rober belcham can concentrate on his exciting new v ...
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