Archive for October, 2010

Good Morning From Harrison

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last night I enjoyed great company, fabulous music, and hazelnut-crusted halibut in the Harrison Hot Springs Resort’s legendary Copper Room. The preserved dining experience from the heyday of the supper club is complimented by an illuminated dance floor brought to life by the sounds of the Jones Boys. From Sinatra to Buble, women in their […]

West Coast Womens Show 2010

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The West Coast Women’s Show returns to the Tradex in Abbotsford this Friday, Saturday and Sunday for its 10th year. To celebrate this anniversary in style they have special guests, demonstrations, displays, and plenty of eye-candy. When Friday October 22, 1:00pm – 10:00pm Saturday October 23, 10:00am – 9:00pm Sunday October 24, 11:00am – 5:30pm […]

85 Years of the Lamplighter in Gastown

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

John “Gassy Jack” Deighton had a saloon in New Westminster but it wasn’t until he headed around to the Burrard Inlet that he left an indelible mark on our city. In 1867 he told mill workers along the harbour that they could have all the whiskey they could drink if they helped him build a […]

Domo Tea on Dragons’ Den, Prize Pack

Comments 111 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Local entrepreneurs Anne Forkutza and Tammy Olson will be facing off against Canada’s top CEOs and marketers on tomorrow’s episode of Dragons’ Den. Their pitch will be for their company Domo Tea, a manufacturer and wholesaler of a variety of all natural and organic tea mixes. Their innovation is to take the regular tea-making process […]

Terry Fox Memorial at BC Place by Douglas Coupland

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Many have been concerned about the fate of Vancouver’s only memorial for Terry Fox on Beatty and Robson as BC Place undergoes a massive renovation. However PavCo, the operators of BC Place and coordinators of the stadium and plaza’s revitalization, has just announced that they have commissioned local author and artist Douglas Coupland to create […]