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Snowy Mountain Photos from the Miss604 Flickr Pool

December 31st, 2012 @ 9:22am by Rebecca Bollwitt

We’ve been away in Iowa for the last part of the month where temperatures have been working their way down to -20C. It’s the type of cold that impedes you from going outside and enjoying the snow — feet of snow that fell weeks ago but remains on the ground due to the chill. When […]

North Vancouver Penguin Plunge 2013

December 28th, 2012 @ 10:39am by Rebecca Bollwitt

An alternative to the 93rd annual Vancouver Polar Bear Swim is the Penguin Plunge in North Vancouver. Presented by Deep Cove Outdoor and Deep Cove Kayak & Canoe, this frosty affair takes place at Panorama Park in Deep Cove on New Year’s Day. To participate, register at Panorama Park on Tuesday, January 1, 2013 starting […]

Grouse Mountain Peak of Christmas 2012

December 11th, 2012 @ 11:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Grouse Mountain is the Peak of Christmas in Vancouver with mountain-top ice skating, skiing, Santa’s reindeer and other snowy adventures with sweeping views high above the city. Photo credit: mountainhiker on Flickr A fire crackling in the outdoor pit, the scraping of skate blades on the ice, fresh powder falling from the sky, and the […]

Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge 2012

November 30th, 2012 @ 4:09pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Canyon Lights will illuminate Capilano Suspension Bridge Park this season as one of Vancouver’s most iconic attractions shines with holiday spirit. Photo credit: Capilano Suspension Bridge on Flickr Enjoy hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge, in the rainforest walk, and on the CliffWalk. Canyon Lights will also feature a scavenger hunt […]

Remembrance Day Ceremonies 2012 in Metro Vancouver

November 9th, 2012 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This Sunday, November 11th, is Remembrance Day in Canada. Communities across the country are taking time to gather, reflect, and remember the sacrifices made by our soldiers in honour of this country which we all call home. The following events are all taking place on November 11th around Metro Vancouver and the information has been […]

Lookout Society Share the Warmth 2012

October 16th, 2012 @ 9:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

With the falling leaves comes dropping temperatures around Metro Vancouver and a need to bundle up. For those who do not have the resources to purchase the the basics like socks and scarves — or for those who do not even have a roof over their head — the Lookout Society is ramping up its […]

10 Parks for Fall Colours Around Metro Vancouver

October 4th, 2012 @ 11:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

I have experienced the changing leaves in New England first hand, as the countryside puffed up under a colourful patchwork quilt of foliage, but still nothing compares to autumn on the West Coast. Crisp marine air tickles your nose with a hint of sea salt as chestnuts tumble and evergreens collect scattered crumbles of fallen […]

Savour at Lonsdale Quay Market

September 28th, 2012 @ 11:27am by Rebecca Bollwitt

A quick Sea Bus ride away from downtown Vancouver, the Lonsdale Quay Market is your North Shore source for fresh produce, local vegetables, meats, cheeses, wines and artisan wares. This October they are hosting Savour, a festival of food and wine taking place every Saturday form October 6th until October 27th, 2012. Photo credit: John […]