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Canucks 2011 Playoff Guide

April 13th, 2011 @ 11:28am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Canucks are heading into their first round of NHL Stanley Cup playoffs tonight against Chicago. With the entire city alive with excitement (and hungry for revenge against the Blackhawks) there’s a lot to take in so I figured a Canucks Playoff Guide would be in order. Photo credit: Kardboard604 on Flickr Contests There […]

Vaisakhi Vancouver and Surrey 2011

April 13th, 2011 @ 10:48am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vaisakhi Day will be celebrated in Vancouver and Surrey this month with two major parades and surrounding festivals. Photo credit: M-J Milloy on Flickr Vaisakhi marks both the New Year and the anniversary of one of anniversary of one of Sikhism’s most important events, the establishment of Khalsa in 1699 with the first Amrit ceremony […]

BC Travel Tuesday: Week 1 Delta Victoria

April 12th, 2011 @ 4:52pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s my pleasure to introduce a new series on Miss604.com over the next few weeks, in partnership with backyardbc.com, that will promote and support local tourism. backyardbc is a new travel website designed specifically for residents of British Columbia. Essentially a “be a tourist in your own backyard” program, participating hotels & resorts offer residents […]

Vancouver Archives: Legacies, Lessons, and the Future

April 12th, 2011 @ 3:45pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Archives will be hosting a panel discussion at the UBC Robson Square Lecture Theatre April 26th called “Legacies, Lessons, and the Future: Harland Bartholomew’s Master Plan and Papers on the City of Vancouver, 1926-1948″. 1928 – Vancouver Town Planning Commission, Harland Bartholomew and Associates. Archives Item# PD 3113 In 1926, Harland Bartholomew and […]

CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada Play On! 2011

April 12th, 2011 @ 10:35am by Rebecca Bollwitt

CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada Play On!, the nation’s largest annual sports festival, announced its coast-to-coast line-up this week including a few of its stops in BC. Photo credit: kk+ on Flickr Hockey will take to the streets in Kelowna May 14 & 15 and June 11 & 12 Burnaby as they join 16 other […]

Sequoia Restaurants Patio Contest

April 12th, 2011 @ 9:15am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s been four years since I wrote my first “Downtown Vancouver Patio Guide” and since then dozens of new eateries, cafes, and lounges have opened up in the open air. When the springtime sun shines and the cherry blossoms pop, patio dining is on everyone’s mind. Relax at lunch, have a romantic dinner, people-watch, or […]

Celebration of Light Fireworks 2011

April 11th, 2011 @ 12:11pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Celebration of Light is returning to English Bay this summer and this morning the official country line-up was announced. Despite a few years where funding was fading for the event that attracts tens of thousands to Vancouver’s waterfront, this is the 21st year for the world’s largest offshore fireworks festival. Susan Gittins on Flickr […]

Vancouver Theatre for Spring/Summer 2011

April 11th, 2011 @ 9:10am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver theatre scene has always been alive and kicking however this spring and summer it seems it to have attracted a large variety of blockbuster productions. Riverdance April 5 – April 10, 2011 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre The Graduate April 14 – May 14, 2011 at the Granville Island Stage Fiddler on the […]