Archive for the category "community"

CandyGrams for a Cause

January 27th, 2015 @ 12:04pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

A Loving Spoonful‘s popular CandyGrams campaign returns for Valentine’s Day this year, allowing you to send the message of your choice to a special recipient along with two delicious heart-shaped chocolates from Purdy’s, and more! Send CandyGrams Senders can select a friendly, flirty or frisky message from 150 options (filed under Like, Love and Lust) […]

The East Van Cross

January 23rd, 2015 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Developed from a graffiti symbol that has circulated for several decades, the Monument for East Vancouver sculpture (known also as the East Van Cross) was created by Ken Lum as an expression of hope and defiance. Installed in 2010 at the corner of Clark and East 6th Avenue, Lum once told the Vancouver Sun that […]

Robert Burns Statue in Stanley Park

January 21st, 2015 @ 11:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Upon entering Stanley Park, either by turning east off Georgia Street from Vancouver or from the Coal Harbour Seawall, the first statue you will come across is that of Scottish poet and lyricist Robert Burns. Looking down at the Vancouver Rowing Club and out over the city, this was the very first statue ever installed […]

RunGo Dash for Dogs

January 21st, 2015 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The RunGo app, a running app with turn-by-turn instructions for popular running routes in cities like Vancouver, London, New York, and Seattle, is hosting the Dash for Dogs in February. This is a guided 10km, 5km or 2km run or walk through Stanley Park with 100% of proceeds going to BC & Alberta Guide Dogs. […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

January 15th, 2015 @ 9:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

This weekend is the launch of several festivals in Vancouver, whether you love hot chocolate, gluten free foods, or dinning out in Vancouver. Photo credit: Jamjam on Flickr Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend Events that run for longer than three days in a row are highlighted in green below. Friday, January 16, 2015 […]

Vancouver Icons: Vancouver Maritime Museum

January 15th, 2015 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Maritime Museum was built around the RCMP vessel the St. Roch, a National Historic Site in Canada, in 1959. The building’s shape, reflecting the boats that surround it in the nearby marina and waters of the Salish Sea, tell of what treasures can be found within and make it a fitting subject for […]

Dine Out Vancouver 2015: Brunch Crawls

January 14th, 2015 @ 11:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Dine Out Vancouver returns January 16 to February 1, 2015 with more than 70 food-themed events, 25 hotels offering special room rates and packages, a record-setting 277 restaurants dishing up prix fixe menus at $18, $28 and $38 price points. A big part of Dine Out Vancouver over the years has been its events and […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

January 9th, 2015 @ 7:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: SeaSide Signs ~ Vancouver, BC on Flickr Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend Events that run for longer than three days in a row are highlighted in green below. Friday, January 9, 2015 Sponsored by Miss604: Friday Late Night Movies at the Rio Theatre Eros and Thanatos Featuring Nomi Chi & Pandora […]