Archive for September, 2010

Long Beach Lodge Resort and Cox Bay

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After leaving The Wickaninnish Inn at Chesterman Beach in Tofino, we made our way to Long Beach Lodge Resort, located along Cox Bay. While our surf lesson (from their in-house team) was canceled due to the extremley stormy seas, we relaxed in the Great Room and in the hot tub out behind our cottage. The […]

JOEY Burnaby Grand Opening Party

Comments 48 by Rebecca Bollwitt

On September 30th JOEY Restaurants will celebrate the grand opening of their latest location in Burnaby (Rosser Ave at Lougheed). Since I’m unable to attend I would like to offer up my spot on the guest list to a reader. Aside from being able to get a preview of the shiny new venue, the […]

Help Tell the Story of Vancouver’s History

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

Chuck Davis, local historian and founder of has been working on a book for several years that will be called, The History of Metropolitan Vancouver. The website alone is an invaluable resource with over a century’s worth of historic moments, oddities, newspaper clippings and articles about our region. I heard this morning that due […]

Wickaninnish Inn

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Named the Best Resort/Hotel on Vancouver Island in the Georgia Straight’s Best of Vancouver 2010, The Wickaninnish Inn has been winning awards for years from prestigious travel publications and was named the “Most Excellent Romantic Hideaway of 2010” by Condé Nast. Aside from the accolades and almost everyone I know wanting to visit, I sensed […]

Oktoberfest 2010 with Just Here for the Beer

Comments 44 by Rebecca Bollwitt

There is one more Oktoberfest event happening in town and this is probably the biggest as well, spanning two days next weekend. Presented by the folks at Just Here for the Beer, the city’s premiere beer event and education portal online, this will round out the largest fair in the world at Vancouver’s Edgewater Casino. […]