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HUB: Bikeability for Businesses

August 22nd, 2012 @ 1:09pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Biking to work could be a dream. Riding in the open air, avoiding bumper to bumper traffic, and arriving to work refreshed from morning exercise. In theory it’s ideal but in reality many businesses cannot accomodate cycling commuters on their workforce — and that’s where HUB comes in. Formerly the Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition, HUB […]

Music Therapy Ride 2012

August 13th, 2012 @ 9:49am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 11th annual Music Therapy Ride (“MTR”) is rolling out to Harrison Hot Springs in September. Founded by members of the music industry (from artists to label representatives, agents, managers, and promoters) all motorcycle enthusiasts are invited to participate in the event that supports community-based music therapy services throughout British Columbia. Now celebrating it’s 11th […]

August Events in Metro Vancouver 2012

July 31st, 2012 @ 9:49am by Rebecca Bollwitt

They say you can’t have a rainbow without rain and thanks to our soggy start to summer, we’re being rewarded with a scorching August. Free events, festivals, family fun, and much more are in store this month as it kicks off with a holiday weekend, filled with pride: Photo credit: Mark Faviell Photos on Flickr […]

Free for BC Day Long Weekend 2012

July 30th, 2012 @ 10:05am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The BC Day long weekend is coming up and local attractions are getting in the spirit of celebrating our province. Here are just few things you can do for free from August 3rd to August 6th, 2012: Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Wooden Coaster at Playland PNE Playland announced that they will be offered […]

Jog for the Bog: International Bog Day 2012 at Burns Bog

July 26th, 2012 @ 1:39pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

International Bog Day began in Scotland in 1991 and is now celebrated every year throughout Northern Europe, Canada, and the USA on the 4th Sunday in July. Our very own Burns Bog has participated for several years and now they’re hosting Jog for the Bog as well. Photo credit: StopThePave on Flickr What A 10km […]

Downtown Surrey Walk and Meetup

July 16th, 2012 @ 10:09am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Next weekend BC’s largest multicultural celebration, the Surrey Fusion Festival, will take over Holland Park with two full days of music, food, and free entertainment. Between filling up on empanadas, Jamaican smoothies, and cannoli or watching Delhi 2 Dublin, Good For Grapes, Hawksley Workman, and Los Lobos, you can take a free walking tour of […]

Blogger Profile: Sabinah Rafiq

July 12th, 2012 @ 9:39am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Over the years I have profiled bloggers from the Northwest Territories to the Fraser Valley, anyone that interests me and that I hope will interest you as well. A few years ago I started asking a standard set of questions and I’ve sent these out to a few local bloggers for this week’s series. Click, […]

Surrey History: Charlie’s Tree

July 11th, 2012 @ 9:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Driving East along Highway 1 through Surrey you may have spotted what used to be a tree, now covered in ivy, a Canadian flag, and sometimes a sign or two. Ever since I was little, and we would drive out to my grandmother’s house in Langley, we would pass this tree and I wondered — […]