Archive for the category "vancouver"

Archive Photos of the Day: Athletes

September 18th, 2014 @ 2:17pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The BC Sports Hall of Fame‘s 46th annual Banquet of Champions is coming up on September 25th an in honour of all inductees, past and present, I have dedicated this week’s archive photo roundup to the athletes. Featured BC Sports Hall of Fame Inductees: Helen and Margaret Callaghan Inducted 2008 in the “Pioneer” category About […]

Canuck Place Gift of Time Gala 2014

September 18th, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Canuck Place is hosting their sold out Gift of Time Gala on September 27th. This is the 10th annual Gift of Time Gala, bringing together community supporters, families, businesses, and friends for a black tie reception and dinner all for an amazing cause. What: Gift of Time Gala When: Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 5:30pm […]

Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tours

September 18th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Trolley Company has just announced the dates of their upcoming Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tours. These spine-tingling tours will run four times a night in mid- to late October, taking guests to ghoulish sites around the city, sharing local history and lore. Photo by Aaron Aubrey, courtesy of Vancouver Trolley Tours What: Haunted Vancouver […]

Slurpee Name Your Price Day for Food Banks in Canada

September 17th, 2014 @ 3:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

If you thought July 11th (7-Eleven Day) was awesome because it’s the annual Free Slurpee Day then this will make you even more happy. On Friday, September 19th 7-Eleven stores across Canada are hosting Slurpee Name Your Price Day where 100% of proceeds will go to Food Banks in Canada. Customers will have the option […]

Grey Cup Festival in Vancouver

September 17th, 2014 @ 12:50pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 102nd Grey Cup will play out at BC Place in Vancouver this November, and with the championship football game comes a world class city-wide festival where fans from across the country can meet to celebrate. Hosted by our very own BC Lions, the Grey Cup Festival announced its plans for entertainment and activities this […]

Best of Vancouver 2014 Results

September 17th, 2014 @ 11:41am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning the Georgia Straight released the results of their 19th annual Best of Vancouver readers’ choice awards. I am very honoured to have been voted #1 Best Local Blog this year. I am so thankful for every reader, sharer, commenter, and contest entrant that has read my blog and this is such a great […]

Nat Jay Album Release Party

September 17th, 2014 @ 7:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver-based singer/songwriter Nat Jay is releasing her first full-length album All I Think When I Wake Up on September 23rd, celebrating in style with a release party later that week. Recorded in Vancouver at Fader Mountain Sound with Craig Northey, Doug Elliott, and Pat Steward of The Odds as the studio band and produced by […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

September 16th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Even though the season is changing, construction cranes swing overhead, and rush hour traffic continues to flow over our many bridges, it’s as though the pause button has been hit on Vancouver’s gloriously sunny summer. The kids aren’t back in school just yet, patios are overflowing with patrons, and beaches are peppered with swimmers and […]