Archive for the category "contests"

Memphis Blues Barbecue House Surrey

May 31st, 2012 @ 9:59am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Barbecue might not be the sort of cuisine you would expect to come out of Vancouver but the fact is, from Korea to Carolina, it is actually very well-represented in the city. One of the first places I heard of that prepared brisket and pulled pork in town years ago was Memphis Blues — which […]

Idina Menzel in Vancouver

May 28th, 2012 @ 2:36pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Idina Menzel is coming to The Centre for Performing Arts this week, on Friday, June 1, 2012. This Tony Award-winning actress, singer, and songwriter will be kicking off her North American tour with this Vancouver show. Idina won her Tony for playing Elphaba in the Broadway production of Wicked, she has played Maureen in Rent, […]

Trapp+Holbrook New Westminster

May 23rd, 2012 @ 11:51am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Trapp + Holbrook is New Westminster’s latest real estate development that will build up modern living spaces along Columbia Street in our province’s original capital. This reconstruction of the historic Trapp building will be performed by Robert Fung and his team at The Salient Group who have transformed many prominent buildings in Gastown. “The historic […]

Brunch at Reflections in the Rosewood Hotel Georgia

May 22nd, 2012 @ 1:47pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Rosewood Hotel Georgia‘s inner courtyard dining lounge, Reflections, offered its first brunch service this past weekend. Located on the 4th floor of the hotel, it’s perched between city towers and surrounded by a flowing stream. A rushing waterwall drowns out city sounds and smooth lounge music echoes from under the glass canopy. John and […]

HP Store Vancouver: HP Mini Giveaway

May 18th, 2012 @ 1:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver’s HP Store opened last year at 1162 Alberni to showcase HP desktop computers, notebooks, printers, accessories, and even clean your laptop for free. Last week I was invited to lead a talk about social media, the first of a series of in-store workshops they will be hosting. In exchange for my time, I was […]

Vancouver Craft Beer Week 2012: Sisters of the Tap

May 17th, 2012 @ 2:09pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver Craft Beer Week officially kicks off in just over 24 hours as over 60 BC breweries participate in this hop-filled celebration. One very popular event is Sisters of the Tap as it showcases local women who are behind some of the most-loved craft brands in the province. Karen Skadsheim of Powell River’s Townsite Brewing. […]

EAT Vancouver 2012: Prize Pack Giveaway

May 16th, 2012 @ 3:28pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Imagine an entire stadium filled with chefs, restaurants, vendors, and foodies. Throw in Food Network stars, demonstations, seminars, and cooking competitions and you have EAT Vancouver. Happening June 1-3, 2012 the 10th annual EAT Vancouver cooking festival will take over BC Place. Here are just a few of the highlights: Celebrity Stage Featuring: Bob Blumer […]

Oakley Sunglasses Giveaway

May 15th, 2012 @ 11:31am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The weather is always a hot topic in Vancouver, from rainbows and flash hail storms to general comments on the sunshine or the rain. It’s been a gorgeous week of sunshine in Vancouver and leading up to the long weekend, I think that’s something that locals can definitely get used to. Oakley Canada would like […]