Archive for April, 2011

Bake for the Quake

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Organized by two local food bloggers, Melody (GourmetFury.com) and Joy (Gourmeted.com), Bake for the Quake aims to raise $5,000 for Doctors Without Borders and relief efforts in Japan. Photo credit: Clare & Dave on Flickr What: Bake for the Quake When: April 20, 2011 from 6:00pm – 8:30pm Where: Roundhouse Community Centre (181 Roundhouse Mews, […]

BC Travel Tuesday: Week 2 Howe Sound Inn & Brewing

Comments 158 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last Tuesday I launched a new 10-week series with backyardbc.com where we’ll be celebrating the best in local travel while offering up weekly giveaways for BC residents. backyardbc is a new travel website designed specifically for residents of British Columbia. Essentially a “be a tourist in your own backyard” program, participating hotels & resorts offer […]

Granville Pedestrian Mall This Summer

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Granville Pedestrian Mall will be back this summer with the street closing to cars and buses on weekends from June 25, 2011 until Labour Day. After the Summer Spaces trial in 2009, Rediscover Granville in 2010, Olympic and anniversary celebrations, this city is ready to once again enjoy this car-free corridor. Photo credit: to […]

Easter Activities in Metro Vancouver 2011

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Easter is coming up this weekend and whether you celebrate its religious meaning or simply enjoy those irresistible Mini-Eggs, it’s a great time to get together with family and (hopefully) enjoy some sunshine. There are a few events scheduled around Metro Vancouver to help get in the springtime spirit. Photo credit: splorp on Flickr Surrey […]

Textuality Prize Pack

Comments 143 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Trying to remember what you were supposed to get at the grocery store? Waiting for a friend at a restaurant? Having a good laugh in situations when your parents text or when auto-correct goes terribly wrong? On April 22nd, the new Canadian film, Textuality – starting Jason Lewis, Vancouver’s Carly Pope, and Arts Club alumnus […]