Hat Off Day in Burnaby Heights is the event of the year for local merchants as they take their “hats off” to the community members, shoppers, and residents of the area in celebration of their patronage. This day-long street party that stretches as far as the eye can see along Hastings as up to a [...]
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The sound of 140 participants pouring out buckets of LEGO bricks simultaneously filled the room as children laughed and parents snapped photos feverishly at the sold-out Vancouver LEGO Games yesterday. The Firefighter’s Club in Burnaby was packed with about 200 people in attendance from all corners of Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. Split into [...]
The Burnaby Heights Merchants Association is known for its engagement with the community, especially with the annual Hats Off Day festival (which I have sponsored for the last few years). Now they’re hosting a contest called “Park It Where Your Heart Is” to highlight 20 free parking lots along the Heights and the 350 businesses [...]
The Vancouver Lego Games are coming up on Sunday, April 28, 2013 and will include an afternoon of games, prizes, and fun for the whole family. How it Works Each person in attendance can participate and will be provided bricks. Those wanting to throw their hat in the ring will have 15 minutes to build [...]
February showers bring March flowers — well, at least a little bit of early spring sunshine. Once again there’s plenty to do this month, from dance festivals and cultural celebrations to Spring Break and the Stanley Park Easter Train. This compilation of reader-submitted events is updated every day so feel free to send in your [...]
He’s known for his Tasting Plates events and hosts challenges to find the best burger or the best pancake in Vancouver. This February, Richard Wolak is also bringing back his famous Poutine Challenge. The 2nd annual Poutine Challenge will take place February 5th to February 28th, 2013 at 21 participating restaurants in Vancouver, North Vancouver, [...]
You don’t need to be a long-time Vancouverite to spot the spectacular daily commute of tens of thousands of crows as they leave the city and head home to nest in Burnaby. The phenomenon has happened every day, without fail, since at least 1971. It’s so common that I finally wrote a post about it [...]