Archive for April, 2011

BMO Vancouver Marathon 2011 Road Closures


Friday, April 29th, 2011 — 1:05pm PST
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The BMO Vancouver Marathon takes place this Sunday, May 1st and while we welcome participants from around the globe, with the run comes many road closures around Vancouver and in particular the downtown core. Photo credit: Susan Gittins on Flickr The start and finish lines are at Pacific Boulevard, just south of Rogers Arena and […]

ArtStarts Gallery


Friday, April 29th, 2011 — 11:27am PST
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Earlier this week I had the opportunity to tour ArtStarts on Richards, just off Robson. This is the headquarters of a province-wide not-for-profit program to bring schools together with local artists through performances, programs, and exhibitions. Founded in 1996, ArtStarts programs have reached half a million students each year and in 2006 they became the […]

Red Cross Red Carpet Soiree 2011


Friday, April 29th, 2011 — 10:17am PST
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The Canadian Red Cross is hosting its 4th annual Red Carpet Soiree at Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar May 12, 2011. This is one of my favourite annual events in Vancouver, and I have attended since 2009 with my good friend Keira-Anne. Aside from the dozens of coveted silent auction items, the deliciously addictive […]

Vancouver vs Nashville – A Blogger Battle


Thursday, April 28th, 2011 — 12:45pm PST
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The Vancouver Canucks start their second round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs tonight against Nashville and after a heated battle with Chicago, the team and the fans are certainly fired up. After a few suggestions on Twitter that I find a blogging counterpart in Nashville, I contacted Nashville Scene – a source for all […]

Wheel to Heal 2011


Thursday, April 28th, 2011 — 11:59am PST
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Wheel to Heal is coming up in May as locals ride their bikes to raise funds for Eagle Ridge Hospital in the Tri-Cities area. Participants are challenged to fundraise (by way of a personal campaign website) for the event which will consist of riding a 10km, 40km, or 80km course throughout Port Moody, Coquitlam, and […]

YWCA Women of Distinction Awards 2011: Nominees


Thursday, April 28th, 2011 — 9:15am PST
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The nominees for the YWCA’s Women of Distinction Awards have been announced and the winners will be awarded at a banquet ceremony Tuesday, May 31st at the Westin Bayshore. Inspiring women from around the region have been nominated in for their work in Arts, Culture & Design, Business & the Professions, Community Building, Education, Training […]

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