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New Vegan Cookbook: Eat Awesome

April 4th, 2012 @ 10:21am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Several times a day you can look at a blog, Twitter stream, Facebook post or Pinterest and find photos of food — but it’s not often that these posts turn into a full 70+ page e-book. For Paul Jarvis however, it was a natural progression. The Tofino-based web designer, musician, and vegan has just launched […]

Concord Jersey Tuesday

April 3rd, 2012 @ 11:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Concord Pacific, one of Canada’s leading developers, has began building an online community with conversations as Concord Social. Concord Social is: “an online community curating the best creative ideas in design, architecture, and technology from around the world and promoter of fun and engaging Vancouver events and activities.” Concord helped shape Vancouver as we know […]

New Richmond IKEA Opening & Contest

April 2nd, 2012 @ 10:59am by Rebecca Bollwitt

IKEA in Richmond, which was one of the first IKEAs in Canada, will be moving across the parking lot to a new 334,000 square foot store this April. The new building will have a 600-seat restaurant, over 1,4000 parking spaces, and 100 bicycle racks. Photo credit: Tanenhaus on Flickr Features of the new store Geothermal […]

Vancouver Auto Show 2012

March 28th, 2012 @ 10:09am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver International Auto Show will return to BC Place April 3rd to April 8th, 2012. There are handfuls of contests and giveaways that you can enter at the show on top of the dozens of exhibitor booths, showrooms, and a marketplace. Features Clean Energy Vehicle (“CEV”) Showcase, Dream Car Lottery (enter to win both […]

Hello, Dolly! at the Massey Theatre

March 26th, 2012 @ 10:42am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Hello, Dolly! is taking to the stage at the Massey Theatre in New Westminster next month with a full orchestra, brilliant costumes, and fabulous music. Photo credit: David Cooper Photography for Royal City Musical Theatre Hello, Dolly! is the story of a turn-of-the-century widowed matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi, who after cunningly negotiating marriages for others […]

Lampadario by Braden Hammond at the Four Seasons

March 23rd, 2012 @ 11:04am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Braden Hammond is the newest Artist in Residence at Vancouver’s Four Seasons Hotel. This local artist has been creating glass lighting concepts for years and will be showcasing his latest installation of flame-worked glass lights tomorrow night at the hotel. The piece, titled Lampadario, consists of hundreds of hand-blown crystal glass pieces inspired by traditional […]

Beresford: Burnaby’s Next Great Street

March 20th, 2012 @ 1:24pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The City of Burnaby and Intracorp are working together to rejuvenate Beresford Street, located across from Metrotown and directly South of the SkyTrain line. The first phase was the MetroPlace development and the second is Silver, a 38-storey tower. The City’s plan is to make Beresford the next “Great Street”. A Great Street, as outlined […]

Magic Monday: Camilo The Magician

March 19th, 2012 @ 1:09pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Breaking away from the standard Music Monday theme, today it’s Magic Monday – another artform that entertains and dazzles. I have actually been contacted by several local slight-of-hand masters and illusionists lately so I have dedicated the next few Mondays to promoting their upcoming shows. The first is Camilo — whom you might recognize from […]