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Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Vancouver

December 30th, 2013 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

If you have a live, cut Christmas tree that you will need to dispose of over the next week or so, there are several tree chipping and tree recycling options in Vancouver. Photo credit: mrlerone on Flickr Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Vancouver Christmas Tree Chipping City of Vancouver staff and Lions Club […]

White Spot Christmas Lunch for Charity

December 24th, 2013 @ 12:02pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

A decade-long tradition continues as management and staff at two Lower Mainland White Spot restaurant locations donate their time, tips, and net proceeds to a very worthy local causes on Christmas Day. The White Spot Christmas Lunch for Charity will take place on Wednesday, December 25, 2013 from 11:00am to 3:00pm at the following locations: […]

Open on Christmas Day in Vancouver

December 23rd, 2013 @ 10:29am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Christmas Day is almost here and while many are on holidays, there are some who will staying around town this week with family and friends. If you’re looking for something to do, here’s a list of what’s open on Christmas Day. Photo credit: greatscott94 on Flickr Open on Christmas Day in Vancouver Robson Square Ice […]

Fairmont Vancouver Airport Afternoon Tea

December 20th, 2013 @ 11:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Taking a break from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, I invited Marc Smith to afternoon tea in Richmond. The Fairmont Vancouver Airport, in the spirit and tradition of Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, offers an afternoon tea service along with a seasonal Mistletoe Tea. Fairmont YVR Mistletoe Tea Throughout the month of December, […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

December 19th, 2013 @ 7:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

With snow on the ground the top “Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend” might be to pick up a shovel, salt, and a toboggan — either that or crossing off the very last names on your gift list. If you’re looking to get out and about to simply enjoy the season with friends and […]

Mount Pleasant Wreath Photowalk

December 19th, 2013 @ 11:04am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This season the Mount Pleasant Business Improvement Area sent out wreaths to their members to challenge them to decorate the festive cedar rings in a judged competition. After a week with the wreath, the judging began and I was joined Daman Beatty, Andres Markwart, Josh Rimer, and Brigitte Stroud on a walking tour with Kara […]

Brentwood Gift Card Giveaway

December 17th, 2013 @ 2:24pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Brentwood in Burnaby is in the middle of their 24 Days of Giving campaign, giving back with contests and special events this season. On December 14th and 15th Brentwood hosted the Toy Mountain, Santa is available for photos (free on Tuesdays), they have a full lineup of live weekend entertainment, and the 24 Days of […]

Robson Square Ice Rink Events: 12 Days of Christmas and Miss604 Night

December 13th, 2013 @ 12:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Robson Square ice rink in the heart of downtown Vancouver is your hub for holiday-themed events this season. Starting tonight, they’ll host live music and performances to add to your skating experience and I have a very special announcement for the New Year as well. Photo credit: BC Gov Photos – Submitted to the […]