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New Years Wealth.

December 31st, 2012
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New Years Wealth.  at ALLIANCE lockhart, we wanted to share New Year's Eve Traditions That Bring Wealth.

The new year is almost here and we’re all making financial resolutions. We’re promising to save more, pay down debt, contribute to our 401Ks or RRSPs and pay off that mortgage.

Saving, paying down debt and investing is good but this time of year lends itself to a little whimsy. We ...

Winter Wonderland.

December 30th, 2012
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Winter Wonderland.  at ALLIANCE lockhart, we wanted to share Seven Things You Need To Buy This Winter.
The experts have spoken and it's looking like winter will be back this year in all of its cold, harsh glory. A top meteorologist at the Weather Network, recently said temperatures and snowfall should remain within the average historic norms across Canada this season, a departure from l ...

Horny Hi-Fi

December 29th, 2012
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Horny Hi-Fi.  at ALLIANCE lockhart, we wanted to share iPAD Gramophone by Restoration Hardware.

In the late 1800s, Thomas Edison introduced the phonograph, and just like that, life had a soundtrack. Our Gramophone borrowed the iconic speaker horn from those early machines to amplify sound with the power of pure physics. Simply set your iPad® in the solid walnut dock, and the metal horn ...

Wheel Creative.

December 28th, 2012
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Wheel Creative.  at ALLIANCE lockhart, we wanted to share the news that Jeremy Scott customizes Smart Car with Glowing Wings.

Some 40 new vehicles debuted at the recent LA AUTO SHOW, but only one has transparent fiberglass wings studded with red lights. [Hint: it’s not the Ford Fiesta.] The car in question is a wee whimsymobile customized by Jeremy Scott for Daimler-Benz-owned SMART. Th ...

Go Green. 2013 Color of Year.

December 27th, 2012

Go Green.  at ALLIANCE lockhart, we wanted to share the news that Pantone declares "EMERALD" color of 2013.

Get ready for a verdant 2013. Today Pantone declared "EMERALD" [17-5641 on your fandeck] the “lively, radiant” Color of the Year. It’s a jewel-toned follow-up to the tropical shades favored by the color authority in recent years, such as last year’s Tangerine Tango, which was prec ...

Boxing Day Contact Music Festival

December 26th, 2012
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Boxing Day Contact Music Festival.  at ALLIANCE lockhart, we wanted to share the news that today - Wednesday, December 26, 2012 is the Contact Music Festival at BC PLACE featuring the return of leading Canadian electronic artist, Deadmau5. This will be the first electronic dance music event ever held at BC Place and will be the largest to happen in Western Canada.

The CONTACT powered ...

Christmas Day Dinner

December 25th, 2012
Christmas Day Dinner.  at ALLIANCE lockhart, we wanted to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and share what 4 local restaurants are doing for Christmas Day Dinner.

Here’s what four restaurants are doing on Christmas day:

Tea House at Stanley Park: Choices of main dishes are traditional turkey dinner; slow-roasted prime rib; salmon with lemon caper beurre blanc; wild mushroom ravioli. F ...

Twas the night before Christmas

December 24th, 2012
Twas the night before Christmas.  at ALLIANCE lockhart, we wanted to share the news the top "5" Family-Friendly Holiday Activities.

Top 5 Family-Friendly Holiday Activities

1) Free Ice Skating at Robson Square Ice Rink, ongoing through Feb. 2013
Robson Square’s free ice rink is beloved by families and local schools, who make up most of the 8,300 weekly visitors. Located in the heart of d ...

Modern Christmas Trees.

December 23rd, 2012
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Modern Christmas Trees.  at ALLIANCE lockhart, we wanted to share an alternative to the traditional Christmast trees.  Here are a few options for a Modern Christmas Tree.

If you are looking for modern Christmas trees, here are a few options for you:

1. If you are gung-ho on getting a real tree, be sure to bring it to a tree recycling center when you’re finished.

2. Go buy someone’s old ...

Tour de Frank.

December 22nd, 2012
Tour de Frank.  at ALLIANCE lockhart, we wanted to share the news that Zappa Plays Zappa at the Commodore Ballroom tonight - Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 8 p.m.
Dweezil Zappa Plays Zappa, Dweezil Zappa’s ongoing homage and performance of his father’s music, returns to Vancouver tonight - Saturday, December 22nd to perform at the Commodore Ballroom.

Dweezil Zappa was born on Septembe ...

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