Archive for March, 2011

Future Shop Musical Instrument Store Giveaway

Comments 313 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last week Future Shop opened its first local musical instruments store at Park Royal featuring top-brand instruments, pro-audio equipment, as well as offering music lessons. This is the third musical instrument store for Future Shop and the first in the Lower Mainland. They will carry top names including Fender, Korg, Marshall and Yahama, and lessons […]

Tales of the Cocktail Vancouver: Seminars

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

The world’s most influential mixology conference, Tales of the Cocktail, arrived in Vancouver for three days of events, seminars and – of course – cocktails.  It speaks volumes to the Vancouver bartending and cocktail scene that they should host such an event as this is the first time Tales of the Cocktail has been hosted […]

Earth Hour Vancouver 2011

Comments 182 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Earth Hour, a World Wildlife Fund initiative, began four years ago in Sydney, Australia when millions turned off their lights, electronics, devices to show the impact of our power usage on the planet particularly with regards to climate change. The campaign has continued to grow and last year 128 countries took part as global monuments […]

Vancouver Icons: Angel of Victory

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As a part of the Vancouver Heritage Foundation’s ‘Places that Matter‘ committee, I get my fix of local history at every meeting. I was recently looking through some of the sites already nominated for designation and found the Angel of Victory. Installed in 1921, it is one of the city’s most prominent statues, located along […]