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Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

November 14th, 2013 @ 7:29pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The local mountains will get a dusting of snow this weekend and around town there’s no shortage of activities. From the opening of the Robson Square ice rink to the Eastside Culture Crawl and late night movies at the Rio Theatre, there’s something for everyone. Photo credit: Winson Tang on Flickr Things to do in […]

BosaSPACE Giveaway

November 14th, 2013 @ 6:34pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday BosaSPACE, the world’s first fully transformable homes built in a large-scale condo development, launched in Surrey’s City Centre. Designed by Bosa Properties, the BosaSPACE concept will be seen in the University District tower at University Drive and 104th Avenue. Bosa Properties’ design team has spent over a year and a half working to turn […]

Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival

November 14th, 2013 @ 1:09pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival is coming up this weekend around Harrison, Harrison Mills, and Agassiz where you can view thousands of eagles on a walking tour, listen to speakers, and learn about the biodiversity of the region. On Saturday, November 17, 2013 and Sunday, November 18, 2013 a variety of events will be […]

Surrey Tree Lighting Festival 2013: Meet and Greet Contest

November 13th, 2013 @ 11:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Surrey Tree Lighting Festival is coming up on Saturday, November 23, 2013 bringing a full day of free family fun to Central City in Surrey. Surrey Tree Lighting Festival Festivities will kick off at 12:00pm and run until 8:00pm at the Central City Mall plaza where a spectacular 55-foot tree will be lit after […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

November 13th, 2013 @ 10:05am by Rebecca Bollwitt

November so far has been foggy, soggy, and dark thanks to early sunsets however, in true “Vancouver” fashion, there are moments of sunshine and brightness that remind us so often that this is why we live here. This week’s collection of photos from the Miss604 Flickr Pool all provide glimpses of life on the West […]

Except in the Unlikely Event of War

November 12th, 2013 @ 10:29am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Except in the Unlikely Event of War is new work by two of Vancouver’s renowned theatre companies, Pi Theatre and Horseshoes & Hand Grenades (HHG) Theatre. Directed by Pi Theatre Artistic Director Richard Wolfe and written by Playwright Sean Devine (Re:Union), Except in the Unlikely Event of War runs from November 15th to 30th, 2013 […]

Date Night In the City: Shangri-La Hotel and MARKET

November 12th, 2013 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Ending a busy work week with sparkling wine, a view of twinkling city lights, and a multi-course meal at a three-star Michelin chef’s restaurant sounds like a dream but it was a much-enjoyed reality a few weeks ago when John and I spent the night at the Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver. Always up for a quick […]

Vancouver History: Doreen Reitsma

November 11th, 2013 @ 11:50am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Doreen Reitsma was the first woman from BC to enter Canada’s postwar Navy and although I came across her story in a very roundabout way, I am certainly glad that I found it. I was originally searching the Vancouver Archives for photos of hats — one of my very rare fashion posts sourced from scanned […]