Archive for the category "contests"

Olympic Village Outdoor Movies

August 9th, 2011 @ 10:47am by Rebecca Bollwitt

There’s been no shortage of free outdoor movies this summer around Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, and now the Village at False Creek (formerly known as the Olympic Athletes’ Village) is offering up something new. They started last week and will continue presenting free outdoor movies in August that also have a pay option. […]

Tackle Hunger Food Drive 2011

August 8th, 2011 @ 1:33pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Purolator Tackle Hunger Food Drive, in partnership with the BC Lions for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society, is taking place this coming Saturday, August 13th. Photo credit: blog_bleistift on Flickr This is the 9th annual Tackle Hunger campaign and fans are encouraged to bring non-perishable food item donations or cash in support of […]

Araxi Longtable Series, Win Tickets

August 4th, 2011 @ 3:13pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Araxi Restaurant, a star of Whistler’s restaurant scene, is hosting the Araxi Longtable series at North Arm Farm in Pemberton August 27 and September 11, 2011. A “longtable” meal is exactly what it sounds like – a meal served to a large group at a long table – but this this series will also see […]

City Chase Vancouver 2011

August 3rd, 2011 @ 4:21pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Mitsubishi City Chase returns to Vancouver this month as teams compete in the world’s largest urban adventure series. Photo credit: tyfn on Flickr Last year over 30,000 people participated in City Chase around the world, enduring various physical, intellectual, adventurous and humourous challenges. Taking off from Granville Square on the morning of August 27th, teams […]

Vancouver Canadians: Hall of Fame Week 3

August 2nd, 2011 @ 9:30am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Thanks to the BC Sports Hall of Fame, I’ve been able to send 20 people to Vancouver Canadians games this summer and profile some inspirational hall of fame inductees (Week 1), (Week 2). With BC Place Stadium re-opening this gall, the BC Sports Hall of Fame will have a newly remodeled home and they will […]

Colbie Caillat at the Commodore

July 29th, 2011 @ 1:34pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Colbie Caillat will play the Commodore in Vancouver this October with guest Andy Grammer. The singer/songwriter’s tunes are smooth and sweet, Caillat has enjoyed chart-topping success with singles like “Bubbly” spending 14 weeks on top of the Billboard Adult Top 40. Her latest album, All of You is currently available in stores and on iTunes. […]

Whitecaps FC vs LA Galaxy, Win Tickets

July 27th, 2011 @ 10:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The LA Galaxy are in town Saturday to take on our Whitecaps FC at Empire Field. While they’ll be without Beckham, the Galaxy’s stacked line-up should make for a great game against our hometown team. Although our record isn’t as favourable as we’d like to see it at this point in the season, Whitecaps games […]

Celebration of Light Bleacher Contest 3

July 26th, 2011 @ 3:26pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Celebration of Light fireworks nights are fast-approaching and as the weather dries up (even if the sun isn’t shining) locals are already thinking about which spot they’ll stake out on the beach. For those wanting a different experience this year, you can purchase reserved bleacher seats in English Bay. You’ll have an unobstructed view […]