Archive for the category "BC"

Cherry Blossom Photo of the Day

April 1st, 2014 @ 4:00pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

During the month of April I will be featuring a Cherry Blossom Photo of the Day, sourced from the Miss604 Flickr Pool and/or the #Photos604 tag on Instagram. You can barely walk a full block in the city without encountering a photographer capturing this pink blooms — or stopping yourself — so it’s the perfect […]

April Events in Metro Vancouver

April 1st, 2014 @ 1:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Community festivals and holidays will take us outside this month, under the natural confetti of the cherry blossoms. Spring is here and so is another big list of events including dozens of Cherry Blossom Festival activities, the Surrey Party for the Planet, a selection of theatre performances, and the Stanley Park Easter Train. Photo credit: […]

Surrey Vaisakhi Parade

April 1st, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The annual Surrey Vaisakhi Parade is taking place on April 19th, bringing together over 200,000 people in the community and beyond to celebrate one of the most important days in the Sikh calendar, the creation of the Khalsa. Photo courtesy of the Surrey Vaisakhi Parade This is one of the the world’s largest Vaisakhi parades […]

Green Glasses Giveaway: Vinylize and Cinematique

March 31st, 2014 @ 6:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Green Glasses in Yaletown makes Canadian-designed, handcrafted glasses using all natural organic, sustainable materials. Back in September I did a giveaway, when I was first introduced to Green Glasses, and I learned that they are non-toxic, phthalate-free, renewable and 100 percent biodegradable. Better yet when you purchase a pair, partial proceeds are donated to the […]

Blue Jays Home Opener Viewing Party

March 31st, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Canadians, the Class A Short Season affiliate to the Toronto Blue Jays, are hosting a party at Mahony and Sons to celebrate the Blue Jays home opener at the Rogers Centre this Friday, April 4th. Canada’s team is looking for a strong start to the season as they take on the New York […]

Stanley Park Lions Vandalized

March 31st, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

On the Stanley Park Causewey overpass, which offers great views of the Lions Gate Bridge and two large lions by sculptor Charles Marega, there are four smaller lions — two of which had their faces smashed off this weekend in a senseless act of vandalism. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr One lion’s face was […]

CBCMusic Festival

March 31st, 2014 @ 8:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The CBCMusic.ca Festival was announced this morning, bringing some top talent to Deer Lake Park on June 14th and giving fans a chance to enjoy live music outdoors this summer. CBC Music Festival Lineup The CBCMusic.ca Festival will be hosted by Jian Ghomeshi, with special co-host appearances by CBC’s Stephen Quinn, Tom Power, CBC News […]

Fan Expo Vancouver April 2014

March 28th, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Fan Expo Vancouver returns to the Vancouver Convention Centre April 18th to April 20th bringing with it celebrity guests, your favourite writers, actors, and more. This comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming show – expected to draw 25,000 fans – is packed with industry professionals, sketch duels, cosplay, workshops, and plenty of opportunities to shop. […]