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Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Vancouver

January 2nd, 2015 @ 11:49am by Rebecca Bollwitt

If you have a live, cut Christmas tree that you will need to dispose of over the next week or so, there are several tree chipping and tree recycling options in Vancouver and surrounding cities for 2015. Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree Photo credit: mrlerone on Flickr Green Bin Recycling In Vancouver you can […]

Polar Bear Swim: North Vancouver

December 29th, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Aside from the White Rock Polar Bear Swim and the 95th annual event in English Bay, you ring in the new year with a chilly dip in Deep Cove during the annual Penguin Plunge at Panorama Park. Polar Bear Swim: North Vancouver The Penguin Plunge is January 1, 2015 at Panorama Park at Deep Cove. […]

10 Vintage Ski Photos From Local Vancouver Mountains

December 15th, 2014 @ 3:54pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

For decades the North Shore mountains have been a playground for locals and visitors, especially during ski season. Grouse Mountain had one of the first double chairlifts in the world when it was constructed in 1949, Mount Seymour has been enjoyed since 1938, and Mount Strachan & Black Mountain make up the popular Cypress Mountain […]

Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge

November 24th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Up in the crisp North Shore mountain air, with the aroma of evergreens and a rushing river below, the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park will light up with thousands upon thousands of twinkling lights for the 9th year of Canyon Lights. Featuring the world’s tallest living Christmas tree, a 250 year old Douglas-fir standing at 46.4m […]

5 Haunted Houses To Visit This Halloween

October 15th, 2014 @ 3:54pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver is not immune to haunted houses and ghostly tales, and at this time of year eerie amusements and attractions with the sole purpose of scaring your proverbial pants off pop up all around town. I found five that will get your blood pumping this season: Haunted Mansion at the PNE. Photo by Phillip P […]

Terry Fox Run Locations in Metro Vancouver

September 3rd, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 2014 Terry Fox Run is just around the corner and while some kids may participate each year with their school (School Run Day is September 24th), this year families might need to take it upon themselves to sign up on their own. The general run takes places in hundreds of communities across Canada on […]

Celebrate Your Birthday with Capilano Suspension Bridge

July 28th, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Capilano Suspension Bridge, almost as old as the City of Vancouver itself, is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, and spread the joy, everyone with a birthday between August 1st and November 29th is invited up to Capilano Suspension Bridge to enjoy free admission on their own birthday. Just show […]

Coquitlam, Capilano, Lower Seymour Watershed Tours

July 22nd, 2014 @ 12:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s no secret that we have the very best tap water around, fed from pristine sources and delivered to our homes straight from reservoirs nestled within our scenic mountains. To showcase these resources, Metro Vancouver is offering a range of watershed tours this summer. Coquitlam tours run Thursdays and Saturdays while Capilano tours run Fridays […]