Archive for October, 2009

Araxi Cookbook Launch

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This evening I grabbed my gal Keira-Anne and took her up to the penthouse (suite 5801) of the Shangri-La Hotel in Vancouver. We were attending the cookbook launch of Araxi Restaurant in Whistler and got to taste delectable canapes the recipes for which are all included in the book. I got to finally meet Executive […]

ASIA Celebrity Dim Sum 2009

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: Sifu Renka on Flickr The Asian Society for the Intervention of AIDS is hosting their annual “Celebrity Dim Sum” fundraiser and I’m honored to take part. On October 24th join us at Sun Sui Wah Restaurant (3888 Main Street) where you will be served dim sum by local celebrities. Individual tickets are $55 […]

Google Street View Vancouver

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Google Map’s Street View service has officially launched in Canada and includes sidewalk-level images of Vancouver, Squamish, Whistler, Banff, Calgary, Kitchener/Waterloo, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec. Vancouver’s coverage also includes Richmond, New Westminster, Surrey, and all Metro Vancouver cities as far East as Chilliwack. This morning at the launch we got the full rundown of […]

John Chow Helps the UGM Feed the Hungry this Thanksgiving

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Union Gospel Mission operates out of 12 facilities between downtown Vancouver and Mission providing meals, support, education, outreach, shelter & housing, and recovery programs. On October 12th they’ll be serving thousands of Thanksgiving meals and one local blogger is taking it upon himself to make sure they can serve even more. Photo © UGM […]

Molson Canadian Hockey House

Comments 15 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Molson Canadian Hockey House will be a refuge, a retreat, a party zone, and a hub for all things hockey during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games. The House will host players, teams, fans, VIPs and delegates throughout the course of the Olympic activities in 2010. The facility will be located at Concord Pacific Place, in […]