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Hidden at the Westin Grand

December 12th, 2011 @ 10:40am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Westin Grand on Robson has been keeping a secret, Hidden Tasting Bar & Social Lounge. After coming in off the sidewalk near Robson and Homer, head up the large winding staircase toward the hotel’s lobby and there you’ll find Hidden. Windows stretching to the height of the massive ceilings surround the purple-coloured dining area […]

Santacon Santarchy Vancouver 2011

December 12th, 2011 @ 9:30am by Rebecca Bollwitt

They’re all jolly, sporting white beards, dressed in red and white, and have one incredible sweet tooth. You better watch out Vancouver, Santacon is coming to town. Photo credit: (Left) dennis (Right) Lin Hsin Yao on Flickr Santacon/Santarchy began in San Francisco 17 years ago when several dozen “Santas” went out on the town. Since […]

Getting Festive in Port Moody

December 11th, 2011 @ 3:37pm by Guest Author

You probably don’t need me to tell you that the holiday season is here. And while everyone in Metro Vancouver enjoys Bright Nights in Stanley Park or the Festival of Lights at VanDusen Gardens, out here in the Northeast Sector we have some fabulous Christmas events of our own to mark the season. So if […]

Grouse Mountain Winter Giveaway

December 9th, 2011 @ 10:33am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Grouse Mountain is The Peak of Christmas this season with a handful of activities for families, even if you’re not a skier. Enjoy sleigh rides, outdoor ice skating, carollers, music, and visit with Santa himself until December 24, 2011. Photo credit: GrahamKing on Flickr Other special events include Breakfast with Santa from December 14th until […]

Shop Sapperton Christmas Event

December 8th, 2011 @ 10:25am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The historic Sapperton neighbourhood of New Westminster has undergone some dramatic changes over the last few years. From the addition of the Millenium Line SkyTrain, the successful Sapperton Days Festival, to the demolition of the Labbatt Brewery. Some businesses along East Columbia Street have closed their doors and many have opened, including Sapperton’s first Starbucks […]

Christmas at Canada Place: For a Cause

December 7th, 2011 @ 1:38pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Christmas at Canada Place presents the sold out Breakfast with Santa on December 17th and 18th. This popular event is complete with a hot breakfast buffet, performers, music, and of course the jolly old elf, Santa himself. Hundreds of children and their parents attend each year and net proceeds support the Strathcona Community Centre’s Food […]

Karaoke Christmas Trolley Tour 2011

December 7th, 2011 @ 10:10am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Trolley Company is filling up on holiday cheer as they host Karaoke Christmas tours this month. Vancouver Christmas Market. Photo credit: TheVancouverGuy on Flickr. Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool. These special 3-hour expeditions around the city, suitable for the whole family, include stops at Bright Nights in Stanley Park, VanDusen’s Festival of […]

Pan Pacific Christmas Wish Breakfast 2011

December 6th, 2011 @ 3:57pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Pan Pacific will host their annual Christmas Wish Breakfast tomorrow, December 7th, from 6:00am to 9:00am. Stop by the hotel at that time to drop off a new, un-wrapped toy donation for the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau then stay for a buffet breakfast. Photo credit: Kris Krug on Flickr “Last year the hotel saw […]