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Vancouver Playhouse Wine Festival 2012

February 16th, 2012 @ 1:04pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Playhouse Wine Festival, voted the Best Wine Festival in Vancouver and regarded as the best consumer wine show on the continent, returns February 27th to March 4th, 2012. Over 30,000 bottles of wine from 15 countries will be showcased (and enjoyed) at this annual affair. International Tasting Room – Photo credit: David Niddrie. […]

National Ballet of Cuba Presents Don Quixote: Review

February 15th, 2012 @ 2:56pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The National Ballet of Cuba Presents Don Quixote in Vancouver starting tomorrow and running until Saturday night at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Photos courtesy of the National Ballet of Cuba. Vancouver Dates: February 16, 17, and 18, 2012. According to organizers, “The production was to be the last for Vancouver impresario David YH Lui, who […]

Vancouver ComedyFest 2012: Betty White, Carol Burnett, Margaret Cho

February 13th, 2012 @ 2:38pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Valentine’s Dinner at Tableau Bar Bistro

February 10th, 2012 @ 1:22pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching as I hear both grumbles and giggles about the romantic Hallmark holiday. In Vancouver, there are plenty of ways to spark some romance. Long walks on the beach, strolls under the wooded canopy of a local park, spa treatments, and of course a candle-lit dinner. Tableau Bar Bistro, located in […]

BCAA Booster Challenge 2012: Win Canucks Tickets

February 9th, 2012 @ 11:36am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The BCAA Booster Challenge is back for 2012 as they look for the most energetic, positive, and crowd-rallying individuals to lead a whole cheering section at Rogers Arena. From changing flat tires to giving jump-starts, BCAA is known for doing nice things for people who need help. So it’s in that spirit that we introduce […]

February is Heart Month 2012

February 8th, 2012 @ 11:05am by Rebecca Bollwitt

February is the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada‘s “Heart Month” and while they emailed me weeks ago, I haven’t been able to compose myself enough to write about the topic until now. Photo credit: eych-you-bee-ee-ahr-tee on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool. It’s been exactly a year since my Oma was rushed […]

BC Travel Tuesday: Hilton Whistler

February 7th, 2012 @ 3:53pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

As quickly as it returned, my BC Travel Tuesday series is wrapping up for another season. This is the fourth installment for our winter Whistler getaways and I’d like to thank everyone for their participation so far. backyardbc is a new travel website designed specifically for residents of British Columbia. Essentially a “be a tourist […]

Davis Cup in Vancouver 2012

February 6th, 2012 @ 10:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s been twenty years but the Davis Cup tournament is returning to Vancouver next weekend as Canada takes on France. Location Thunderbird Sports Centre Dates February 10 to February 12, 2012 Times 2:00pm daily Tickets Sold out within 30 minutes, sorry! Canada is ranked 14th heading into the tournament against 4th-ranked France. Those fortunate enough […]