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YWCA Women of Distinction Awards 2014: Nominees

April 23rd, 2014 @ 1:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

YWCA Metro Vancouver is excited to announce 60 outstanding nominees for the 31st annual Women of Distinction Awards. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr The Awards honour women whose achievements contribute to the well-being and future of our community and businesses and organizations that support the wellness and diverse needs of their employees. The Women […]

Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards: 2014 Winners Announced

April 23rd, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The winners of the 25th annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards were announced yesterday during a live awards presentation event at the Sheraton Wall Centre in Vancouver. It was the largest year yet for the awards, with winners in 49 categories. Cactus Club Coal Harbour wins Best Downtown. Photo: Alexis Birkill on Flickr Vancouver Magazine Restaurant […]

Archive Photos of the Day: Vancouver Traffic

April 23rd, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

According to TomTom’s Traffic Index, Vancouver was the most congested city in North America for the second quarter of 2013. Despite a great walk score, bike lanes, and transit options, traffic is a part of daily life in our city — and it has been for the last century. I dug through the Vancouver Archives […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

April 22nd, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Unpredicted sunny breaks are always welcome around here, especially in the middle of a very gloomy, very soggy string of spring showers. Nothing stops these Vancouver photographers however, and they’ve been kind enough to share their work with the Miss604 Flickr Pool and on the #Photos604 Instagram tag this week: Vancouver Photos of the Week […]

Tinhorn Creek 2014 Canadian Concert Series Contest

April 22nd, 2014 @ 10:15am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Wine country, live music outdoors, and Canadian musical talent — what could be better? Tinhorn Creek Vineyards is gearing up for another season of their Canadian Concert Series in their Golden Mile vineyard amphitheatre. Photo courtesy of Tinhorn Creek Tinhorn Creek Vineyards celebrates their 20th anniversary this year, so come and kick off your shoes […]

Surrey Youth Fest 2014

April 21st, 2014 @ 11:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Surrey Youth Fest is taking place Saturday May 3rd, during BC Youth Week. Surrey Youth Fest will feature a city-wide basketball and break-dance showcase, and much more. Surrey Youth Fest 2014 Events Main Event | Saturday May 3rd | Guildford Recreation Centre Youth Fest, Surrey’s largest celebration for youth has merged with the City-wide Basketball […]

Heritage Vancouver Top Ten Endangered Sites 2014

April 21st, 2014 @ 10:35am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Heritage Vancouver Society has released their 14th annual list of the Top Ten Endangered Sites in Vancouver. #1 Hollywood Theatre Community cultural spaces The Art Deco Hollywood Theatre is a precious community landmark built in 1935-36, and one of our last intact neighborhood theatres. The current owner has not expressed interest in retaining the interior […]

Fan Expo Vancouver 2014: Billy Boyd

April 19th, 2014 @ 12:21pm 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. […]