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The Best (and Worst) Places for a First Date in Whistler

TAG: Amped-Up Adventure, Cultural Fix Posted by: Michelle Leroux

If you're in Whistler looking for love, the odds are good - it is a town full of single 20-44 year olds. To make the odds even better, the Whistler Insider has prepared a strategic guide to the First Date. Combine a little profiling (that's how Lavalife does it) with some hard-won local knowledge and you are primed to make a good first impression.

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A Singing Pass to free concerts

TAG: Cultural Fix, Freebies & Fun Posted by: Jeff Maskell

With the Grand Opening of Whistler Olympic Plaza, the best new outdoor concert venue in BC, Whistler's Summer of Sound hits PLAY. Free concerts, every weekend in August, boost the case made by conductor and bandleader Jeff Maskell that music-lovers have a pretty good gig in Whistler. Now everyone has a Singing Pass.

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The Edible Garden Tour

TAG: Cultural Fix, Freebies & Fun, Must Dos Posted by: ADmin

Whistler isn’t just a worldclass resort, it’s also habitat. Foragers know the secret stashes of blueberries, huckleberries, salmonberries and mushrooms, but even without having done an apprenticeship in wild-crafting, visitors can get a sense of the satisfaction that comes from eating fresh food close to its source, as local chefs increasingly shorten the distance between fork and field, unwinding in their own market gardens. Here, we take you on an edible tour of Whistler and it's top-notch tasty herb gardens.

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Catch Peloton Fever on a Tour de Whistler

TAG: Amped-Up Adventure, Must Dos Posted by: ADmin

Inspired by the Tour de France? Are your pre-dawn dreams interrupted by the unfolding quest for the yellow jersey? Are you training for a forthcoming GranFondo? The Whistler Insider rounds up the best road rides in and around Whistler, plus training tips for the skinny-tire set, to reveal the area's slick and speedy cycle side.

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