Archive for June, 2008

Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival Vancouver 2008

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It sure is a mouthful but North America’s largest multicultural festival is once again taking to the waters of Vancouver. What: Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival featuring food, cooking shows, a marketplace, children’s entertainment and of course the dragon boat races. When: Saturday, June 21, 8 am to 10:30 pm, Sunday, June 22, 8 […]

Vancouver Events and Some Tunes for June 2008

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The only thing that would complete our summer festival and event lineup in Metro Vancouver would be a spot of sunshine. Here’s a quick round up of cheap things do to in Vancouver this month: Saturday June 14th is Joomla! Day Vancouver from 9:30am until 5:00pm at the Library. Tickets are only $25 and if […]

Happy Birthday Little Green House

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

In my daily quest to find history tidbits to share with my readers about our fair city sometimes the best leg work that can be done is by simply going for a walk. As I was walking down Richards street yesterday on my way to dinner I passed the large “Richards” condo development sign, next […]

KD Lang at The Centre Ticket Giveaway

Comments 13 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Singer/songwriter, Grammy Award-winner and Canadian folk music icon KD Lang will be playing two shows in Vancouver this week [Ticketmaster]. I have a couple sets of tickets to give away to her show on Friday June 13th at The Centre for performing arts. Quick KG Lang wiki Facts: Her career received a huge boost when […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Blackie Spit

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve been getting some excellent suggestions for additions to the Parks Series, the latest coming from Barbara of The Love Blog who shares some photos below from one of her favourite beaches, Blackie Spit near Crescent Beach. View Larger Map How to get there: Located at 3136 McBride Avenue, you can take the 351 Crescent […]