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Vancouver Photos of the Week

August 29th, 2014 @ 10:18am by Rebecca Bollwitt

In a little while, my weekly photo collections will be filled with grey clouds, boots in puddles, umbrellas at crosswalks, and leaves that have tumbled to the ground as they give up on the season. Until that time, which won’t be anytime soon, please enjoy these glimpses of summer around Metro Vancouver and beyond thanks […]

Things to do in Vancouver Labour Day Weekend

August 28th, 2014 @ 4:47pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Summer isn’t over yet and with events lined up for Labour Day Weekend — even in the rain — you’ll have plenty of activities to enjoy with the family around town. Photo credit: Clayton Perry on Flickr Things to do in Vancouver Labour Day Weekend Events that run for longer than three days in a […]

Win Free Tuition for CircusWest

August 28th, 2014 @ 3:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Combine fitness, performance art skills, and good old fashion play with CircusWest this fall as they launch their new program for the season for kids and adults alike. Photos courtesy of CircusWest CircusWest is Vancouver’s circus performing arts society – a comprehensive circus arts centre for all ages. Located in the historic Garden Auditorium on […]

5 Vancouver Hyperlapse Videos

August 28th, 2014 @ 11:48am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Two days ago Instagram introduced Hyperlapse, a new app that allows users to create speedy timelapse videos with their phones: “Traditionally, time lapse videos depend on holding your phone or camera still while you film. Hyperlapse from Instagram features built-in stabilization technology that lets you create moving, handheld time lapses that result in a cinematic […]

Gastown BBQ & Chili Festival

August 28th, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver’s cobblestone streets will be dripping with sweet and smoky sauce this weekend as the Gastown BBQ & Chili Festival takes place Saturday, August 30th and Sunday, August 31st. Carrall Street will be closed to traffic and the neighbourhood will turn into a festival space complete with live music, picnic tables, and some of the […]

Westham Island Herb Farm: A Day at the Farm

August 27th, 2014 @ 10:29am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Westham Island Herb Farm hosts their 9th annual A Day at the Farm event on Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Westham Island Herb Farm bounty. Photo credit: Ann Hung & Eric Flexyourhead on Flickr Organized by the Delta Farm and Wildlife Trust A Day at the Farm is a great way […]

VIFF 2014: BC Film Spotlight

August 26th, 2014 @ 6:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver International Film Festival (“VIFF”) is known for showcasing local, Canadian, and international film talent and this year homegrown talent is front and centre as VIFF has just confirmed 13 features for the BC Spotlight program. Sonja Bennett of Vancouver and James Caan in Preggoland. Launched in 2013, this showcase of British Columbia productions […]

Summer of Bear Discovery at Grouse Mountain

August 26th, 2014 @ 10:05am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Once reaching the lodge at Grouse Mountain, by SkyRide or after completing the Grouse Grind, there’s one thing most people do: check in on the bears. Grinder and Coola are both orphaned grizzlies who were found in 2001 in different parts of BC and they now live in a refuge atop Grouse Mountain. Ranger talks […]