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Book Week: Seize the Time: Vancouver Photographed

January 8th, 2014 @ 10:49am by Rebecca Bollwitt

I love the pictorial history of Vancouver and Seize the Time: Van­cou­ver Pho­tographed, 1967–1974 is one of the most unique reads of its kind. While even my collages of photos from the City of Vancouver Archives often reach back a century, Vladimir Keremidschieff’s images highlight a very unique time in Vancouver’s not-so-distant past. New Star […]

Book Week: White Spot Cookbook

January 7th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s Book Week this week on as I start a giveaway for a cool BC book each day. Today’s featured book is the White Spot Cookbook, which is available now at White Spot restaurant location. This 160 page cookbook features 50-60 recipes along with the history of the restaurant for its 85th anniversary. The […]

Book Week: Grant Lawrence

January 6th, 2014 @ 11:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Canadian broadcaster and author Grant Lawrence has returned from his recent book tour that included: “5,812 kilometres. 30 events. 25 musicians. 12 libraries. 10 flights. 8 bars. 5 arts centres. 4 theatres. 3 bookstores. 2 rental cars. 1 lost CBC Sweater.” His new book, The Lonely End of the Rink: Confessions of a Reluctant Goalie […]

New Year’s Eve Lobby Party at Rosewood Hotel Georgia

December 27th, 2013 @ 5:20pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Celebrate the opulence and decadence of the 1920s in the Rosewood Hotel Georgia’s Lobby this New Year’s Eve as they host a Gatsby-themed party. Photo courtesy of Rosewood Hotel Georgia The hotel’s roaring 20’s New Year’s Eve Lobby Party features 23 performers including a live band, cabaret/burlesques entertainment, iced vodka and caviar bar, liquid nitrogen […]

Win Tickets to New Year’s Eve at Doolin’s

December 26th, 2013 @ 12:09pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Ring in the New Year at Doolin’s Irish Pub with DJ Shakespeare on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 from 8:00pm until 4:00am. Tickets are available online in advance and they include champagne at midnight, party favours, and pizza. For reservations or inquiries email info [at] or call (604) 605-4328. Over the years we have become […]