Archive for September, 2010

Archives Photos of the Day: Competitions

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Browsing the Vancouver Archives digital collection I sometimes sort my search by category or keyword. The following is a compilation of old-timey images from our city’s past, all having to do with “competitions”. Year: 1918 In this photo: Military Sports, sack fight on beam Photographer: Stuart Thomson Vancouver Archives Item #: CVA 99-638 Year: 1928 […]

Plum Fall Line Up, Win $100 GC

Comments 166 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As I can gather from the entries in my Magique Fall Fashion Affair contest, everyone is pretty excited to sport their cozy sweaters and boots this season. With that in mind, I’m pleased to partner with Plum for another contest that will help you complete your autumn wardrobe. Item: Tokyo BlazerDesigner: VERYPrice: $150 Plum is […]

Metro Vancouver Parks: Confederation Park in Burnaby

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This week’s park series profile features Confederation Park in Burnaby, a hidden gem that is full of facilities and activities for families. How to get there Head north on Willingdon from Hastings to find the park located at 240 Willingdon Avenue. You can take the C1 community shuttle from Kootenay Loop to get there by […]

Group Buying Sites, GoodNews, and $1 Gelato

Comments 40 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Group buying is the hottest trend in spending, changing the way you buy while promoting your purchases to friends. These subscription-based services allow you to get fantastic deals on anything from manicures to meals. More and more businesses in Vancouver are signing onto these services which can either be a hit, or a real miss. […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Gumboots are slowly replacing flip-flops as the footwear of choice in Vancouver as we cruise into late September. This week in photos from the Miss604 Flickr Pool doesn’t really have a theme but I thought I would showcase images from a few different photographers who have recently added their work to the group. Photo credit: […]