Archive of posts tagged "downtown"

Vancouver Icons: The Drop

September 29th, 2014 @ 10:42am by Rebecca Bollwitt

In Vancouver we’re no strangers to rain drops, whether they are pelting down on our umbrellas or misting sideways through the thick green branches of the nearest Douglas Fir. There is one rain drop that does get more attention than others, however and it’s simply called: The Drop. This giant polyurethane-over-EPS sculpture by inges idee […]

Win a $50 Doolin’s Gift Certificate

September 10th, 2014 @ 11:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Doolin’s Irish Pub on the corner of Granville and Nelson has become our second home on Whitecaps match days (due to it being the official base of the Southsiders supporter club) but John and I recently enjoyed a different Doolin’s experience when we stopped by after work for a flight of local brews and some […]

Zombie Walk Vancouver and White Rock

September 4th, 2014 @ 6:17pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Those who enjoy dressing like the undead will have plenty to do this weekend as two zombie walks take place in Metro Vancouver. The zombie walk in Vancouver will be first, starting out from the Vancouver Art Gallery on Saturday morning while White Rock hosts its fourth annual zombie walk on Sunday. Photo credit: Winston […]

Southsiders 3 on 3 Outdoor Soccer Tournament

August 19th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Doolin’s Irish Pub, on the bustling corner of Nelson and Granville is downtown Vancouver, will host the Southsiders 3 on 3 Outdoor Soccer Tournament on August 30th. This all day, all ages event will benefit Athletics for Kids and set you up for a full day of community soccer fun ahead of the Vancouver Whitecaps […]

East Coast Good Times at Doolin’s

July 24th, 2014 @ 7:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Back in 2009 I crossed something off my Truly Canadian Bucket List — I participated in a screech-in at Doolin’s for their first-ever East Coast Good Times dinner. This includes kissing a cod on the lips, a recitation, and a shot of screech. It’s as close to Newfoundland as I’ll ever get without leaving the […]

Circle Craft Summer Market at Jack Poole Plaza

July 22nd, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Everyone loves Circle Craft! This is what I have learned over the years hosting event listings and contests for this anticipated local craft fair and market. Circle Craft and the Craft Council of BC are holding their second annual Summer Market this week at Jack Poole Plaza (next to the Olympic Cauldron) and it’s bound […]

CBC Musical Nooners Summer 2014

July 21st, 2014 @ 3:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

CBC Musical Nooners are back for the 5th year, providing free lunchtime entertainment outside of the CBC Vancouver broadcast centre on Hamilton Street. Monday to Friday (until August 22nd) you can catch a great variety of some of the best local bands Vancouver has to offer between 12:00pm and 1:00pm. Photo credit: Steve Chou on […]

Pop-Up Picnic on Robson

July 2nd, 2014 @ 2:28pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

This summer Robson Street restaurants will participate in Pop-Up Picnic, a way to take out dishes from your favourite area dining establishments and enjoy them in an urban setting outdoors. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Pop-Up Picnic on Robson From July 1st until August 31st, 8 Robson Street restaurants will put together quick, tasty […]