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, we aren’t
taking sides on the issue. But at least this craze is making things a little
more fluorescent, for the time being.
Other fashion statements that raised some eyebrows were the
ever-controversial Uggs boots as well as baggy pants (just to be extra picky
And, a non-clothing item that got significant votes was kicking
tenants out for the Olympics — a fad that has been getting more popular
as the February 2010 date approaches, much to the dismay of Whistler’s renters.
Whistler gift or present
You can get your friends an Olympic mascot, a massage gift
certificate, or some Rocky Mountain chocolate. But for the best Whistler
present this Christmas season, it seems most readers still agree on the classic
ski pass. After all we live in one of the best ski resorts in the world. And
next year, it will become an Olympic resort as well.
Of course, a ski pass is useless without powder, which is
probably why snow was also a popular gift choice.
Other favourites to keep in mind for next Christmas: a
Bodystorm course, a Crossfit membership, ski and board gear, inukshuks, and
Or, if you don’t want to spend any money, some people suggested
a couch to crash on was also a great present.
Place for people watching
Since this question was first added to Best of Whistler in
1999, the response has always — and we mean
— been Citta’s Bistro. This year marks the ninth
year Citta’ has claimed the title, and the 25
anniversary of the
beloved bar in the heart of Whistler Village Square.
Sadly, it may also mark the year that Citta’ shuts its doors
permanently. The restaurant’s lease expires at the end of February 2009, and
the landlord has givn no indication it’ll be renewed
In order to keep the place alive, the restaurant has been
asking the community to send in their Citta’ photos and stories to
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