Archive for the category "BC"

Vancouver Photos of the Week

November 6th, 2013 @ 2:34pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s been almost five years to the day since I published the first “From the Miss604 Flickr Pool” photo collection and there have been over 33,000 images contributed to the pool since it began in February of 2008. I have the pleasure of browsing images that make me smile, think, pause, laugh, contemplate, and feel […]

Vancouver Alumni Experience with Pastime Sports

November 6th, 2013 @ 11:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Pastime Sports, with locations in Langley and Surrey, is hosting a fundraising pub night at Central City Brewing on November 23rd with local hockey legend Dave Babych — a fantastic special guest to host during the month of Movember. What: Vancouver Alumni Experience with Pastime Sports hosted in memory of William Cutt Where: Central City […]

Vancouver is the Most Congested City in North America

November 6th, 2013 @ 7:50am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver has been ranked the most congested city in North America for the second quarter of 2013 by TomTom’s Traffic Index which compares travel times during non-congested hours with travel times in peak hours. This leap in the charts puts Vancouver (36%) on top of Los Angeles (35%) for the first time. Photo credit: Clayton […]

Remembrance Day Ceremonies Around Vancouver

November 5th, 2013 @ 3:59pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Remembrance Day is coming up and around the region there will be special events to commemorate and remember those who represented our country and gave the ultimate sacrifice. Veterans Affairs Canada has provided an interactive map of events across the country and I have researched a few ceremonies, concerts, and special events around the region […]

Moto X Giveaway

November 5th, 2013 @ 3:01pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The red cups are back at the local coffee shop and holiday craft markets are beginning, meaning it’s time to start putting together that shopping list full of great gift ideas this season. To give you a head-start, Motorola has offered up their brand new Moto X device for me to give away. The Moto […]

CandyTown in Yaletown 2013

November 5th, 2013 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

CandyTown in Yaletown is the neighbourhood’s latest holiday tradition, returning this year on Saturday, November 23, 2013. This free outdoor winter festival offers fun for the whole family in one of the city’s most unique shopping and dining destinations. CandyTown will be setup along Mainland Street in Yaletown from 12:00pm until 9:00pm on November 23rd, […]

The Marvellous Real: Art from Mexico

November 4th, 2013 @ 6:04pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Museum of Anthropology at UBC recently opened a new exhibition, The Marvellous Real: Art from Mexico, 1926-2011. On until March next year, The Marvellous Real features 55 artworks that capture the idea of the “marvellous real”, a term coined by Cuban writer and ethno-musicologist, Alejo Carpentier (1904 – 1980). The term is used to […]

Robson Square Ice Rink Open for 2013-2014 Season

November 4th, 2013 @ 1:57pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Robson Square ice rink is opening for free skating this season on Friday, November 15, 2013 through to February, 2014. Photo credit: BC Gov Photos – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool Robson Square Ice Rink Hours Sunday to Thursday: 9:00am to 9:00pm Friday and Saturday: 9:00am to 11:00pm Christmas Eve (December 24, 2013): […]