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Vancouver Icons: Ovaltine Cafe

September 2nd, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 72 year old Ovaltine Cafe is one of the most recognizable diners in Vancouver, but not necessarily because of its (reasonably-priced) food or its Yelp reviews. Its iconic neon signs, installed in 1948 and 1943 by Wallace Neon, and old school look make it a prime filming location, from Da Vinci’s Inquest and The […]

BC Sports Hall of Fame: Banquet of Champions

September 2nd, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The BC Sports Hall of Fame is gearing up to celebrate its 2014 inductees at the annual 46th Annual Banquet of Champions, taking place September 25th at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Miss604 is a proud media partner of this event and I am honoured to shine the spotlight on the Class of 2014. 2014 Inductees […]

Win a Season Subscription to Turning Point Ensemble

September 2nd, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Turning Point Ensemble is a dynamic group of some of Canada’s most exceptional musicians. Vancouver’s premiere chamber orchestra presents three innovative concerts for its 2014/20145 season that are in keeping with the core mandate and strengths of the Turning Point Ensemble presenting bold, distinctive music of the 20th composer/conductor Owen Underhill, Artistic Director. Photo courtesy […]

September in Vancouver History

September 1st, 2014 @ 2:28pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Every month I put together a list of events to look forward to around the city with festivals, markets, fundraisers, pub nights, and everything in between. While I look ahead I also like to take a look back and share what happened each month around Vancouver. Thanks to Chuck Davis’ legacy, The History of Metropolitan […]

September Events in Metro Vancouver

September 1st, 2014 @ 11:39am by Rebecca Bollwitt

September in Vancouver means festival season of a different kind has begun. Gone are the dusty outdoor concerts and here are the red carpet galas, opening nights, and theatre showcases. Headlining this season are the Vancouver International Film Festival (“VIFF”) and the Vancouver Fringe Festival. I have listed the Fringe Festival each day but I […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

August 29th, 2014 @ 10:18am by Rebecca Bollwitt

In a little while, my weekly photo collections will be filled with grey clouds, boots in puddles, umbrellas at crosswalks, and leaves that have tumbled to the ground as they give up on the season. Until that time, which won’t be anytime soon, please enjoy these glimpses of summer around Metro Vancouver and beyond thanks […]

Things to do in Vancouver Labour Day Weekend

August 28th, 2014 @ 4:47pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Summer isn’t over yet and with events lined up for Labour Day Weekend — even in the rain — you’ll have plenty of activities to enjoy with the family around town. Photo credit: Clayton Perry on Flickr Things to do in Vancouver Labour Day Weekend Events that run for longer than three days in a […]

Win Free Tuition for CircusWest

August 28th, 2014 @ 3:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Combine fitness, performance art skills, and good old fashion play with CircusWest this fall as they launch their new program for the season for kids and adults alike. Photos courtesy of CircusWest CircusWest is Vancouver’s circus performing arts society – a comprehensive circus arts centre for all ages. Located in the historic Garden Auditorium on […]