Archive for January, 2010

Jennifer Heil – Cheer for Jenn Gift Pack

Comments 45 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Freestyle skier Jennifer Heil is a four-time World Champion, Gold Medal winner, and a representative of Canada at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games. With more than 40 career World Cup medals under her belt she’s carrying the hopes of our nation with her down that moguls run this February. Jennifer Heil – © Olympic.ca Born […]

Olympic Line Free Public Streetcar

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

People will have a new way to get around during the Vancouver 2010 Olympics with the Olympic Line streetcar. This Bombardier Flexity light-rail electric streetcar (on loan from Brussels) will be in operation January 21st until March 21st, 2010. Running from just outside the Olympic Village Canada Line station (on the False Creek side of […]

Woodward’s W Rises Again

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The giant red “W” atop Woodwards in Vancouver is make a reappearance tonight as it will be lit up for the first time in a decade. “W” removal in 2006 – Photo credit: cam in van on Flickr Woodward’s means far more to Vancouver than simply being a defunct department store. Founded by Charles A. […]

Vancouver 2010 Cultural Olympiad

Comments 14 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver’s Cultural Olympiad has been taking place over the last two years, gearing up for the main event in February 2010, it features performances, art installations, concerts and more. From January 22nd until March 21st sub-festivals such as CODE and Juste pour rire, will make sure the Cultural Olympiad is jammed-packed with action. They have […]

Taste BC 2010 – Win Tickets

Comments 67 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Liberty Wine Merchants is once again presenting Taste BC, an evening of local food, wine, live music and fundraising. Attendees of the event January 19th (from 4:30pm until 7:30pm) will be encouraged to sample creations from fine restaurants along with beers, wines, and artisan cheeses. You can read what my friend Keira had to say […]

Link Fest: Event Roundup for Mid-January

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I’ve been back in the country for a week now and it’s the first time in about two months that I’ve spent an entire week at home. I’m appreciating the warm cozy weather, the lush green grass, and the steady influx of event listings that are being emailed to me daily. Getting back up to […]