Archive for the category "vancouver"

Pemberton Music Festival Announced for July 2014

September 25th, 2013 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning the Pemberton Music Festival was announced and it will take place on Friday, July 18th through Sunday, July 20th, 2014 in the mountain-side community. This will be a three-day contemporary music festival, near the foot of Mt. Currie in scenic Pemberton, is produced and promoted by HUKA Entertainment in collaboration with the Sunstone […]

Canuck Place Gift of Time Gala

September 24th, 2013 @ 1:52pm by Guest Author

On Saturday October 19, 2013, Canuck Place Children’s Hospice will welcome guests to the Westin Bayshore Hotel for their 9th annual Gift of Time Gala, where over 600 partners, supporters and friends of the Hospice will come together for an evening to honour the courage found at Canuck Place. The evening is set to include […]

The Mayor of Gastown

September 24th, 2013 @ 12:41pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

There are characters that can define a community and in the 1970s, it was “Ace” Aasen — the self-proclaimed Mayor of Gastown. Although the area on the eastern edge of Vancouver’s downtown is named after another character, John “Gassy Jack” Deighton, this historic quarter seems to have always attracted interesting personalities. “Ace” Aasen, “Mayor of […]

Date Night in the City: Loden Hotel and Tableau Bistro

September 24th, 2013 @ 9:59am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It may seem like a simple task to book a romantic evening for two professional thirty-somethings in the city who have no pets and no kids but John and I often find our “date nights” are few and far between. A busy day job, a company to run, client projects and commitments make us some […]

The Fish House Shrimp Festival

September 23rd, 2013 @ 4:34pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Fish House in Stanley Park serves up a 100% Ocean Wise menu on the edge of the city’s crown jewel, tucked between its sandy beaches, rhododendron garden, and forest trails. From September 15th until October 15th, Executive Chef Curtis Demyon and his team at this award-winning restaurant are serving up the Fish House Shrimp […]