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Vancouver Central Library Sweet 16

April 21st, 2011 @ 9:33am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The central branch of the Vancouver Public Library will be celebrating its “Sweet 16″ anniversary next month by hosting a late-night, all-ages music and dance party. The coliseum-style building has been an iconic part of downtown Vancouver’s skyline, and has even played a starring role in various TV series and films produced in Hollywood North. […]

Bake for the Quake

April 20th, 2011 @ 10:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Organized by two local food bloggers, Melody (GourmetFury.com) and Joy (Gourmeted.com), Bake for the Quake aims to raise $5,000 for Doctors Without Borders and relief efforts in Japan. Photo credit: Clare & Dave on Flickr What: Bake for the Quake When: April 20, 2011 from 6:00pm – 8:30pm Where: Roundhouse Community Centre (181 Roundhouse Mews, […]

BC Travel Tuesday: Week 2 Howe Sound Inn & Brewing

April 19th, 2011 @ 2:00pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last Tuesday I launched a new 10-week series with backyardbc.com where we’ll be celebrating the best in local travel while offering up weekly giveaways for BC residents. 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 […]

Granville Pedestrian Mall This Summer

April 19th, 2011 @ 1:07pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Granville Pedestrian Mall will be back this summer with the street closing to cars and buses on weekends from June 25, 2011 until Labour Day. After the Summer Spaces trial in 2009, Rediscover Granville in 2010, Olympic and anniversary celebrations, this city is ready to once again enjoy this car-free corridor. Photo credit: to […]

Easter Activities in Metro Vancouver 2011

April 19th, 2011 @ 9:49am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Easter is coming up this weekend and whether you celebrate its religious meaning or simply enjoy those irresistible Mini-Eggs, it’s a great time to get together with family and (hopefully) enjoy some sunshine. There are a few events scheduled around Metro Vancouver to help get in the springtime spirit. Photo credit: splorp on Flickr Surrey […]

Textuality Prize Pack

April 18th, 2011 @ 1:02pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Trying to remember what you were supposed to get at the grocery store? Waiting for a friend at a restaurant? Having a good laugh in situations when your parents text or when auto-correct goes terribly wrong? On April 22nd, the new Canadian film, Textuality – starting Jason Lewis, Vancouver’s Carly Pope, and Arts Club alumnus […]

Vancouver in a Day

April 18th, 2011 @ 9:40am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tourism Vancouver has been commissioning some very cool projects lately like Kris Krug’s photo essays (capturing Chinatown and Downtown neighbourhoods). Photo credit: Kris Krug for Tourism Vancouver on Flickr Their latest series is with Sean Horlor (Columnist, Producer, star of Don’t Quit Your Gay Job) creating an online video campaign called “Vancouver in a Day” […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

April 17th, 2011 @ 9:57am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver has come alive this spring with festivals, fundraisers, flowers, and playoff fever. This week I have assembled the usual collage of user-submitted photos from the Miss604 Flickr Pool to showcase what it means to live in Vancouver. Photo credit: PiscesDreamer on Flickr Photo credit: bcbusinesshub on Flickr Photo credit: PiscesDreamer on Flickr Photo credit: […]