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Toy Shopping at the Toy Box in Kitsilano

November 28th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

There aren’t too many shops that when upon entering, my eyes get wide, a big smile forms, and I look forward to browsing every shelf and stand for intriguing and exciting finds. At least, I didn’t expect the amount of awesome energy I would feel when I first stepped into the Toy Box on West […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

November 28th, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The last weekend of the month is packed with holiday activities and of course the 102nd annual Grey Cup Festival, which has taken over the streets from Jack Poole Plaza to Canada Place with free fun for the whole family. More events and attractions for the next three days are listed below: Photo credit: Peter […]

5 Cool Vancouver Maps

November 27th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

There are many creative crafters, designers, and artists out there and when their inspiration comes from the city we love, the work they produce becomes that much more special. Vancouver is Awesome recently featured a minimalist map by Archie Archambault of Portland so I thought I would look up a few more unique maps that […]

Grey Cup Festival Parade

November 27th, 2014 @ 8:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 102nd Grey Cup Festival has arrived in Vancouver bringing with it four full days of free activities, live entertainment, and of course the championship game on Sunday. One can’t-miss tradition is the Grey Cup Festival Parade, which will take place on Saturday, November 29th. Grey Cup Festival Parade Presented by Save-On-Foods, the Grey Cup […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

November 26th, 2014 @ 3:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Even through the wind and rain that is shaking the last rust-coloured leaves from the trees, Vancouver’s beauty is hard to ignore. Along puddle-soaked paths and umbrella-covered sidewalks, local photographers with everything from smartphones to professional cameras have shared their images with the Miss604 Flickr Pool and #Photos604 on Instagram over the last week. Here […]

The Arts Club Presents Mary Poppins

November 26th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The holidays are about spending time with family and friends, and what better way to enjoy a night out in the city than to catch a show at the Stanley Theatre? The Arts Club presents Mary Poppins from December 5th until January 4th bringing P.L. Travers’ writings and the popular Disney movie to life on […]

Lights of Hope at St Paul’s Hospital

November 26th, 2014 @ 10:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

St Paul’s Hospital will shine bright again this season as Lights of Hope illuminates Burrard Street starting November 27th. With 10 kilometers of string lights and more than 100,000 bulbs, this display is to dazzle and also inspire passersby to donate to St Paul’s in recognition of their support for our community. Photo credit: qasic […]

Lougheed Town Centre Giveaway

November 25th, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Lougheed Town Centre is gearing up for the holiday shopping season now that Santa arrived last Saturday. It all starts with Black Friday on November 28th when doors will open at 7:00am and the first 200 people to visit Guest Services will receive a gift card up to a $200 value. Throughout the month of […]