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Archive of posts tagged "downtown"

Vote for Robson Redux 2015

March 12th, 2015 @ 7:52am by Rebecca Bollwitt

VIVA Vancouver’s summer campaign that creates vibrant pedestrian spaces around the downtown core is currently hosting their 2015 Robson Redux design competition. Last summer we ate our food truck fare on the Urban Reef, before that we had the Pop Rocks loungers, PICNURBIA, and a cedar plank patio along the 800 block of Robson. Photo […]

Vancouver Icons: Randall Building Mural

January 27th, 2015 @ 1:09pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday I wrote about some of Vancouver’s murals and there was one I purposely left off the list so that I could feature it today in its own post. The image on the side of the Randall Building, at 535 West Georgia, was installed in 1993 and is one of the city’s most photographed. Photo […]

5 Iconic Vancouver Murals

January 26th, 2015 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

When I land at YVR, step out the automatic doors from the arrivals area and sniff the cedar-coated Sea Island air, I know I’m home. I hop in a cab at the airport cruise up Granville from one end to the other, and just over the crest of the Granville Street Bridge I get a […]

Win a Beauty and the Beast Date Night

January 14th, 2015 @ 11:07am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Get away for one night of magic on stage combined with stay at an award-winning boutique hotel in the heart of Yaletown! Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, the the smash hit Broadway musical, is coming to Vancouver in February and I’ve partnered with the show and the world renown OPUS Hotel to offer you the […]

Robson Redux Design Competition for Summer 2015

January 7th, 2015 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Local and international designers will once again get the chance to design an entire block of downtown Vancouver this summer with the return of the Robson Redux Design Competition. Last summer we ate our food truck fare on the Urban Reef, before that we had the Pop Rocks loungers, PICNURBIA, and a cedar plank patio […]

Winter Solstice Lantern Festival

December 17th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Celebrate the 21st annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival on December 21st in three Vancouver communities. Presented by the Secret Lantern Society and Artistic Director Naomi Singer, this free family event (with some ticketed attractions) will illuminate the longest night of the year. Photo credit: Rikki / Julius Reque on Flickr These are festive celebrations of […]

Lumiere Festival Vancouver

December 7th, 2014 @ 9:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver’s newest holiday organization, the Lumière Festival Vancouver Society, presents a fun collaborative initiative this week that will link the West End and Yaletown. Lumiere Festival Vancouver Businesses within the West End and Yaletown Business Improvement Associations (BIAs) have setup impressive lighting installations that will be in place until January, 2015 and between December 11th […]

Free Christmas Movies for the Food Bank

December 6th, 2014 @ 11:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Take a break from your holiday shopping in Downtown Vancouver and hop into the Vogue Theatre for some entertainment and Christmas cheer for a cause. Starting December 16th, the Vogue will be showing holiday favourites on the big screen to help collect donations for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society. Free Christmas Movies for the […]