Archive for March, 2011

Surrey’s Party for the Planet

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Promoted to the front page of Miss604.com April 16, 2011 In the tradition of Winterfest, the Fusion Festival, and Canada Day celebrations, the City of Surrey is hosting Party for the Planet, another free public festival happening this spring in honor of Earth Day. With an eco-friendly focus for the whole family, the event will […]

Playland Introduces New Ride, Star Flyer, Atmosfear

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Playland amusement park on the PNE fair grounds will introduce a new ride this year, for the first time in 4 years, according to a press release issued this morning. The $2 million “Star Flyer” will be placed near the pirate ship and stand 5 meters taller than the park’s current height champion, The […]

Georgia Straight Golden Plate Awards 2011

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Georgia Straight’s annual Golden Plate Awards have been announced as Vancouverites voted, in 138 categories, for their favourite places to eat and drink around town. Here are a few highlights for me: Best Richmond Restaurant Tapenade Bistro (Steveston) Best Korean Jang Mo Jib Best Middle Eastern Afghan Horsemen Best Neighbourhood for Restaurants Gastown Best […]

Kokanee Mountain Cans Prize Pack

Comments 103 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Kokanee recently launched a new series of beer cans that depict trail maps of Western Canadian ski destinations including Whistler Blackcomb, Marmot Basin, Cypress Mountain, Fernie Alpine Resort, Kimberley Alpine Resort, Lake Louise, Red Mountain Resort, and Mount Washington Alpine Resort. Complete with QR codes, you can also scan the cans to get the trail […]

Whitecaps FC First MLS Home Game

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Whitecaps FC hosted its first MLS game at home last weekend at Empire Field. Although the opposing Toronto FC fans had a presence in the stands, it was quickly drowned out by the chants and cheers of Whitecaps fans. Photo credit: John Bollwitt The crowd of 23,000 on opening day was electric with […]