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5 Cool Vancouver Maps

November 27th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

There are many creative crafters, designers, and artists out there and when their inspiration comes from the city we love, the work they produce becomes that much more special. Vancouver is Awesome recently featured a minimalist map by Archie Archambault of Portland so I thought I would look up a few more unique maps that […]

Grey Cup Festival Parade

November 27th, 2014 @ 8:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 102nd Grey Cup Festival has arrived in Vancouver bringing with it four full days of free activities, live entertainment, and of course the championship game on Sunday. One can’t-miss tradition is the Grey Cup Festival Parade, which will take place on Saturday, November 29th. Grey Cup Festival Parade Presented by Save-On-Foods, the Grey Cup […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

November 26th, 2014 @ 3:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Even through the wind and rain that is shaking the last rust-coloured leaves from the trees, Vancouver’s beauty is hard to ignore. Along puddle-soaked paths and umbrella-covered sidewalks, local photographers with everything from smartphones to professional cameras have shared their images with the Miss604 Flickr Pool and #Photos604 on Instagram over the last week. Here […]

The Arts Club Presents Mary Poppins

November 26th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The holidays are about spending time with family and friends, and what better way to enjoy a night out in the city than to catch a show at the Stanley Theatre? The Arts Club presents Mary Poppins from December 5th until January 4th bringing P.L. Travers’ writings and the popular Disney movie to life on […]

Lougheed Town Centre Giveaway

November 25th, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Lougheed Town Centre is gearing up for the holiday shopping season now that Santa arrived last Saturday. It all starts with Black Friday on November 28th when doors will open at 7:00am and the first 200 people to visit Guest Services will receive a gift card up to a $200 value. Throughout the month of […]

Holiday Open House at Township 7 Vineyards

November 25th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Township 7, the local vineyard and winery known for its community events and of course its tasty wine selection, is hosting two open houses at its Langley and Naramata locations in December. Holiday Open House at Township 7 Vineyards Penticton Where: Naramata Bench/Okanagan Valley Wine Shop 1450 McMillan Ave, Penticton When: Saturday, December 6th, 2014 […]

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 […]

Hope in Shadows Calendar 2015

November 24th, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 2015 Hope in Shadows calendar is now for sale and you can scoop one up from your local vendor, located on a bustling street corner in Vancouver. There are a few layers to the Hope in Shadows project, starting with the photographs that go in the calendars. Hope in Shadows, based in the Downtown […]