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Vancouver Canucks 2011-2012 Season Guide

October 6th, 2011 @ 1:42pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Canucks hit the ice at Rogers Arena tonight to officially begin their 2011-2012 season as they take on the Pittsburgh Penguins. With the events of June behind us, members of the Canucks Nation are looking straight ahead, and moving on. If you’re preparing yourself for another season of hockey with heart, here’s a […]

Archives Photos of the Day: The Bay

October 6th, 2011 @ 9:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was on this day in 1893 that the Hudson’s Bay Company opened a store at the corner of Georgia and Granville streets. 118 years later, the company is still in the same location (albeit in a different building). It’s been a shopping destination, a meeting place, and a gleaming beacon of Canadian pride during […]

Hope in Shadows Calendar for 2012

October 5th, 2011 @ 1:20pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The pages were flipped with each new month until I lazily tacked up the completed calendar displaying its cover image for an extra 10 months. The black and white photo of three children with arms linked together hung on our wall until I realized it was no longer 2010 and we hadn’t picked anything up […]

Taste of Yaletown 2011

October 5th, 2011 @ 9:50am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 7th annual Taste of Yaletown is coming up October 19 to October 30, 2011. This campaign is your chance to explore the best Yaletown restaurants and bistros have to offer through fixed-priced 3-course menus. Glowbal Grill Participants include Hapa Izakaya ($25 Menu), Charm Modern Thai ($25 Menu), Yaletown Brewing Company ($35 Menu), Provence Marinaside […]

GigaLinc: GigaPixel Photography Exhibit

October 4th, 2011 @ 1:10pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

GigaLinc photography exhibition at the Shangri-La Vancouver. This free showcase is open to the public and will feature large-scale panoramic images captured with the help of the GigaPan apparatus. Photo by Ronnie Miranda www.gigapixel.com. First game at the renovated BC Place. The image is made up of 600 photos (30 across by 20 down) stitched […]

Vancouver Art Gallery 80th Anniversary

October 4th, 2011 @ 9:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Art Gallery is marking their 80th anniversary Wednesday, October 5, 2011. It first opened in 1931 at 1145 West Georgia, a few blocks away from its current location in the old courthouse building, where it moved in 1983. 1931 – Vancouver Art Gallery’s original location under construction. Archives item# Bu P401.1. Photographer: Stuart […]

BC Family Day: February Stat Holiday to Start 2013

October 3rd, 2011 @ 2:36pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update February 2013: I have compiled a list of events and activities for BC’s first Family Day. BC is finally getting a statutory holiday in February. The province’s first “Family Day” will be February 18 11th, 2013, reported Bob Mackin from the Throne Speech at the provincial legislature this afternoon. Photo credit: Keoni Cabral on […]

Turkey Trot 2011 at Granville Island

October 3rd, 2011 @ 2:10pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Turkey Trot is back this Thanksgiving Monday (October 11, 2011) starting off at Granville Island. Before you fill your belly with turkey (tofurkey or even turducken) head out for a 10km run in support of the Food Bank. Photo courtesy of the Turkey Trot What A 10km run, walk, or stroll Where Start line […]