Archive for October, 2010

The Good Drive 2010

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I was recently approached by a team project management students from SFU about their initiative, The Good Drive, and have since signed on as an event sponsor. The Good Drive is a one-day event to collect household goods donated by individuals and families from across the Lower Mainland. These goods will then go directly to […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Bridges

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Today’s collection of archives photos come from museums and archives around Metro Vancouver. One theme throughout the various communities in our region is that they have bridges; crossing the inlet or an arm of the Fraser. Date: 1904 Description: Opening day celebrations on the first Fraser River Bridge (now the Fraser Railway Bridge). New Westminster […]

Vancouver Haunted Houses: In the House Festival’s To Hell and Back

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Darkness covers miry early mornings in Vancouver as Fall has finally arrived with force. Firecrackers snap in the distance as jack-o-lanterns begin to take up real estate in windows and on the front porches of the West End. Halloween is just around the corner and aside from trolley tours and Fright Nights now is the […]

PowerSmart Month: Week 4 – Wrap Up

Comments 85 by Rebecca Bollwitt

October is PowerSmart Month and I have partnered with BC Hydro over the last few weeks to bring you contests, rebate offers from local retailers, energy-saving tips, and event info. This week I’ll recap some of the events of the past month and promote the grand prize once again. PowerSmart Deal of the Week From […]

Vancouver Haunted Houses: Scare Affair

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Variety – The Children’s Charity is hosting the Scare Affair Haunted House in Vancouver until October 31st. The $10 donation for admission will go directly to Variety. Suitable for ages 10 and up, Scare Affair will run this week from Monday to Thursday, 3:30pm until 10:00pm, and on Friday from 3:30pm to 11:00pm. On Halloween […]