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5 Haunted Houses To Visit This Halloween

October 15th, 2014 @ 3:54pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver is not immune to haunted houses and ghostly tales, and at this time of year eerie amusements and attractions with the sole purpose of scaring your proverbial pants off pop up all around town. I found five that will get your blood pumping this season: Haunted Mansion at the PNE. Photo by Phillip P […]

Terry Fox Run Locations in Metro Vancouver

September 3rd, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 2014 Terry Fox Run is just around the corner and while some kids may participate each year with their school (School Run Day is September 24th), this year families might need to take it upon themselves to sign up on their own. The general run takes places in hundreds of communities across Canada on […]

4 Scenic Vancouver Viewpoints

August 11th, 2014 @ 10:43am by Rebecca Bollwitt

When John and I have visitors arriving in Vancouver for the first time we try to accomplish two things: Get them out on the water, and get them up on the mountains. From both vantage points you can experience the wild nature of our region while looking out on our City of Glass. The trip […]

Win Tickets to Beck at Deer Lake Park

August 1st, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Beck will be playing Deer Lake Park in Burnaby on August 19th as part of Live Nation’s Concerts in the Park outdoor music series. Photo courtesy of Live Nation Beck is currently touring in support of his critically-acclaimed twelfth studio album, Morning Phase and reviews of this tour so far are pouring in, like this […]

2014 Global Games Quidditch in Burnaby

July 14th, 2014 @ 8:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

An international quidditch championship, featuring a competitive sport from the wizarding world of the Harry Potter books and movies, will be hosted in Burnaby this Saturday. 7 countries will take part in the tournament, including Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Mexico, the UK and the USA. Photo credit: John Morgan & Joe on Flickr It’s been […]

Hats Off Day 2014

May 20th, 2014 @ 3:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Mark your calendars for Burnaby Heights’ Hats Off Day 2014 happening Saturday, June 7th. This epic street party along Hastings is when Heights merchants “take their hats off” to their community and their customers, and the entire Heights community celebrates together. It’s a huge, one-day extravaganza featuring a colourful main-street style parade with real local […]

#WhatsTheLink: Macarons and Kingsway are part of your Major Road Network

April 30th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Guest Author

#WhatsTheLink is a series about all that TransLink, Metro Vancouver’s transportation authority, is responsible for in the region. Join the conversation on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. These guest posts are written by Robert Willis. Macarons and Kingsway are part of your Major Road Network Kingsway and Main, 1908. Philip Timms. VPL# 6780. Kingsway is a […]

Brentwood Feel Good Fridays Giveaway

April 24th, 2014 @ 3:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Brentwood in Burnaby recently launched a campaign to spread some cheer on what they’ve dubbed Feel Good Fridays. Every Friday between 12:00pm and 2:00pm, up to 10 lucky guests will learn there is such a thing as a free lunch when Brentwood’s guest services team swoops in and surprises them by picking up the tab, […]