Archive for December, 2010

Vancouver Polar Bear Swim 2011

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Polar Bear Swim in English Bay is a tradition that is 91 years strong. It all began with 10 swimmers in 1920 thanks to the leadership of Peter Pantages and it grew to welcome over 2,000 participants in recent years. Peter Pantages & Miss E Robinson in English Bay Dec 1927 – Archives […]

New Canucks Flip Mino HD

Comments 317 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The folks at Flip, makers of the super user-friendly pocket HD video cameras, have just launched a series of NHL branded devices and our hometown Vancouver Canucks have been included in the line-up. Features include the ability to shoot up to 1 hour of HD video, 4GB memory built-in, image stabilization, 2 steps to film […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The rush and stress of last minute shopping will wind down after today, only to be woken Saturday morning with excitement and cheer. Fuelled by egg nog, candy canes, and chocolates, the festivities will carry over through the end of 2010 — a year of Olympic proportions here in Vancouver. While I have no theme […]

New Year’s Eve Events in Vancouver: Family

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update December 2014: If you’re looking for the 2014-2015 listing you can find it here.Update December 2011: If you’re looking for the 2011-2012 listing you can find it here. John and I have been in Iowa to ring in the last three years and 2011 will be no exception. The kids get their own bottle […]

Taste BC 2011, Win Tickets

Comments 142 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Liberty Wine Merchants starts up its fundraising gala series early in 2011 with Taste BC, benefitting the BC Children’s Hospital’s Oak Tree Clinic. Where Hyatt Regency Hotel When January 18th 2011 from 4:30pm – 7:30pm Tickets are available for $49.99 at Liberty Wine Merchant locations Guests will sip and experience BC’s finest wine, beer and […]