Archive for July, 2010

Where to Watch the World Cup Final in Vancouver

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Many have been looking for places to watch the World Cup in Vancouver but for this Sunday’s match it’s a whole other deal. The finale between Spain and Holland will be a big one this weekend so I turned to the biggest fan of Holland that I could find (Ariane Colenbrander) and have asked her […]

2010 Celebration of Light Fireworks in Vancouver

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

View a full transit, traffic and viewing guide here View a behind the scenes look at the fireworks barge here The Celebration of Light fireworks return to Vancouver this summer as English Bay will be lit up for four explosive nights. Photo credit: rbostyle on Flickr July 21 USA (evening sponsored by The Keg) The […]

Vancouver Summer Sunsets

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tornado warnings for various counties scroll along the TV screen while we watch local news coverage of flash floods here in Iowa. This isn’t exactly the sunny July summer I was expecting in Iowa although I’m happy to hear that back home in Vancouver you are not suffering the same fate. The heat is intense, […]

Archives Photo of the Day: July 7, 2010

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Today’s Archives Photo of the Day features two streetcars (the number 6 and number 3) destined for Davie Street passing by what appears to be the Hudson’s Bay Company downtown. Description: Streetcars downtown, 1944 Photographer: Don Coltman, Steffens Colmer Archives item#: CVA 586-1873

The Avett Brothers at Vancouver Folk Music Festival

Comments 40 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Folk Music Festival returns for its 33rd year July 16 – 18th at Jericho Beach Park and all the way from Concord, North Carolina The Avett Brothers will be taking to the main stage Friday night. Known for the rousing intensity of their live shows, Scott and Seth Avett’s music combines bluegrass, country, […]