Archive for the category "contests"

Celebrate Your Birthday with Capilano Suspension Bridge


Monday, July 28th, 2014 — 2:14pm PST
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The Capilano Suspension Bridge, almost as old as the City of Vancouver itself, is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, and spread the joy, everyone with a birthday between August 1st and November 29th is invited up to Capilano Suspension Bridge to enjoy free admission on their own birthday. Just show […]

Oakridge Style: The Occasion


Friday, July 25th, 2014 — 2:14pm PST
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If your summer has been anything like mine, it’s been filled fun at weddings, festivals, barbecues, and dinner parties. Oakridge Centre has just unveiled a new online resource for these happenings called The Occasion, which is the good guest’s guide to attending any event in style. The Occasion provides ideas for different events including themed […]

East Coast Good Times at Doolin’s


Thursday, July 24th, 2014 — 7:44am PST
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Back in 2009 I crossed something off my Truly Canadian Bucket List — I participated in a screech-in at Doolin’s for their first-ever East Coast Good Times dinner. This includes kissing a cod on the lips, a recitation, and a shot of screech. It’s as close to Newfoundland as I’ll ever get without leaving the […]

Circle Craft Summer Market at Jack Poole Plaza


Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 — 2:14pm PST
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CLICK HERE FOR 2015 EVENT INFORMATION Everyone loves Circle Craft! This is what I have learned over the years hosting event listings and contests for this anticipated local craft fair and market. Circle Craft and the Craft Council of BC are holding their second annual Summer Market this week at Jack Poole Plaza (next to […]

Win VIP Fireworks Lounge Tickets


Monday, July 21st, 2014 — 5:23pm PST
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The Honda Celebration of Light fireworks are always a highlight of summer in Vancouver, whether you’re watching from the shores of Kitsilano or a blanket on English Bay beach. To amp up your experience you can purchase tickets to The Keg Lounge, the YVR Observation Deck, or win your way into an exclusive viewing area. […]

La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries Urban Attitudes Giveaway


Thursday, July 17th, 2014 — 1:13pm PST
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The first thought that popped into my head when I walked into La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Coquitlam was: “Well these sure aren’t your grandfather’s La-Z-Boy recliners!” It was in this bright and colourful gallery, with modern textures, patterns and layouts friendly to the urban condo-dweller, that I met owner Gerald Miller who showed me around […]