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Flimsy flip-flops not so foot-friendly

THE sun has finally made an appearance on the North Shore and it has most of us trading in our jeans for skirts, our boots for flip-flops. But hang on just a second before reaching for that pair of Havaianas.

North shore's entertainment guide

LEGEND Bargain Fare ($5-8) $ Inexpensive ($9-12) $ $ Moderate ($13-15) $ $ $ Fine Dining ($15-25) $ $ $ $ Live Music Open Mic/Karaoke DJ Big Screen Sports WiFi Wheelchair Accessible AUSTRIAN Jagerhof Restaurant $ $ $ Best Little Schnitzel House in To


EMPIRE ESPLANADE 6 200 West Esplanade, North Vancouver 604-983-2762 CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE (PG) - Fri, Mon-Thur 4: 10, 7: 20, 9: 55; Sat-Sun 1: 30, 4: 10, 7: 20, 9: 55 p.m.

Walk to remember

HEALTH NOTES Health and Wellness Series: The Canadian Mental Health Association will host weekly workshops every Wednesday in August, 7 p.m., at John Braith-waite Community Centre. By donation. Schedule: Aug.

Fashion file

Verve Hair Lounge and Art Gallery is raising funds for Plan Canada's global initiative Because I Am A Girl through the sale of fine-art photography by Bunny Tonner, on display now at the salon, 227 Lonsdale Ave. in North Vancouver.

The other Best Places on Earth get their say

AFTER several years of putting up with B.C.'s boast that it's The Best Place on Earth, the cantankerous other claimants in The Best Place on Earth category have launched a class action lawsuit.


Triple Flip will celebrate the opening of its newest location, in Park Royal's north mall, with special in-store events this Saturday, July 23, 9: 30 a.m.6 p.m.
Bring on the sun

Bring on the sun

Flip it

Hazel Atkins (left) and Sydney Waller rock the latest fashions from Triple Flip. The Alberta-based retailer of activewear for preteen girls held a search for Vancouver flip girls in conjunction with the opening of its first store in British Columbia.

Gold shimmers, neon sizzles for summer

DEAR Mattie: What are some fun items for summer? Wondering in Westview Dear Westview: Now that you have put together a wardrobe for the summer and the sun has finally come out, try some inexpensive statement pieces.