Archive for the category "vancouver"

Joe Fresh Flagship Store on Granville

October 6th, 2010 @ 11:40am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Joe Fresh is a brand typically associated with Superstore that produces clothing for men and women. They’ll be hopping outside of the giant green box and launching a flagship store in downtown Vancouver this month, bringing more fashion options to the entertainment district. Photo credit: From the Joe Fresh Life blog On October 16th they’ll […]

ComedyFest Vancouver Encore with Jon Dore

October 6th, 2010 @ 9:30am by Rebecca Bollwitt

While ComedyFest Vancouver has wrapped up for another year they have one more event happening this week. Comedian Jon Dore will be performing encore shows tomorrow at The Cultch and Friday at Lafflines. Comedian Jon Dore on Q with Jian Ghomeshi Over the last few years he has made a name for himself on TV, […]

PowerSmart Month: Week 1 – Cubes & Candlelight

October 5th, 2010 @ 3:18pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

October is PowerSmart Month and I have partnered with BC Hydro over the next few weeks to bring you contests, rebate offers from local retailers, energy-saving tips, event info, as well as one giant grand prize that I’ll announce in a day or so. To kick things off, the PowerSmart Cubes were revealed today at […]

Metro Vancouver Pumpkin Patches: Tips

October 5th, 2010 @ 11:30am by Jennifer Miles

With Halloween right around the corner, thoughts of witches, pirates, bags-full of candy and of course jack-o-lanterns fill children and parents’ minds a-like. In a follow up to my pumpkin patch write up from a few years ago. Here a few tips for those of you headed out to pumpkin patches over the next few […]

The Midtown Experience

October 5th, 2010 @ 10:15am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver’s downtown has many neighbourhoods; some officially named while others are giving nicknames by locals. There’s Gastown, then if you head along Beatty you’re in Crosstown until you get to Yaletown. The West End starts at Burrard and there’s Davie Village, English Bay, and Stanley Park. Coal Harbour faces the North Shore while the Financial […]

Vancouver History: Ceperley

October 5th, 2010 @ 9:05am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Ceperley Meadow at Second Beach in Stanley Park is home to festivals, bike rides, power walks, and outdoor movie nights. It’s also where you can find the site of Vancouver’s first children’s playground after Grace Ceperley (who loved children) willed an endowment for that purpose in the late 1920s. Photo credit: steveleenow on Flickr […]

With Glowing Hearts Unfestival Today

October 4th, 2010 @ 12:52pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

During the Vancouver 2010 Games, everyone became a reporter in their own way. Photos, videos, podcasts, tweets, and Facebook updates allowed anyone in town to share what they were experiencing with the rest of the world. While all of the high-fives were happening and the streets flowed with flags and colours of all nations, Andrew […]

Next Canucks Captain & Jersey Giveaway

October 4th, 2010 @ 11:15am by Rebecca Bollwitt

While the Canucks prepare to enter their 40th season they are currently without a defined team captain. Roberto Luongo gave up the “C” a few weeks ago and the city is wondering just who will be the next person to lead our team on the ice and in the dressing room. I thought I would […]