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Open on Christmas Day in Vancouver

December 23rd, 2013 @ 10:29am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Christmas Day is almost here and while many are on holidays, there are some who will staying around town this week with family and friends. If you’re looking for something to do, here’s a list of what’s open on Christmas Day. Photo credit: greatscott94 on Flickr Open on Christmas Day in Vancouver Robson Square Ice […]

Archive Photos: Santa in Vancouver

November 28th, 2013 @ 10:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This Sunday Santa Clause will arrive to welcome the holiday season to downtown Vancouver and to help collect donations for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. I browsed the Vancouver Public Library and City of Vancouver Archives to see if I could spot Santa around town throughout the years. As it turns out, he used to […]

Archive Photos of Skiing at Grouse Mountain and Mount Seymour

November 25th, 2013 @ 3:09pm 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 […]

Vancouver Christmas Market 2013

November 4th, 2013 @ 11:04am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 4th annual Vancouver Christmas Market opens on Friday, November 22, 2013 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza. Filled with the old-world charm of traditional German Christmas markets, the Vancouver Christmas Market offers unique gifts, handcrafted ornaments, live music, sweet and savoury snacks, and over 45 exhibitors in wooden huts decorated in thousands of twinkling […]

November Events in Metro Vancouver

November 1st, 2013 @ 1:26pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s the end of daylight savings, pumpkin carving, and crisp sunny walks to take photos of colourful foliage. We head now into a festive season of celebration and giving, as November brings us craft fairs, live theatre, talks, the ballet, farmers markets, and film festivals. Photo credit: Ruth and Dave on Flickr Theatre I love […]

Winter Farmers Market at Nat Bailey

October 29th, 2013 @ 10:32am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Starting Saturday, November 2, 2013 you can once again shop for local ingredients at the winter farmers market at Nat Bailey Stadium‘s parking lot. Regional producers will be selling the best of the season from 10:00am to 2:00pm on Saturdays through to April 26, 2014. Photo credit: どこでもいっしょ on Flickr Over 135 vendors will be […]

Halloween Safety Tips

October 28th, 2013 @ 3:18pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Halloween is just around the corner as kids carefully prepare their costumes, families carve pumpkins, and parents prepare for the influx of sweet and sugary treats. The BC Children’s Hospital published some helpful tips on staying safe this season that I am happy to pass along: Photo credit: colink. on Flickr Halloween Safety Tips Be […]