Archive for August, 2011

Where to Pick Blueberries

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

They may be late but they’re just as sweet. BC fresh blueberries are now in season, after a soggy start to summer, and are ready for picking this month. After publishing my “Where to Pick Strawberries” post I received some great feedback and decided to include more Richmond and Delta farms for the blueberry guide […]

Araxi Longtable Series, Win Tickets

Comments 265 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Araxi Restaurant, a star of Whistler’s restaurant scene, is hosting the Araxi Longtable series at North Arm Farm in Pemberton August 27 and September 11, 2011. A “longtable” meal is exactly what it sounds like – a meal served to a large group at a long table – but this this series will also see […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

August is officially here and locals are flocking to parks and shorelines in the sunshine. Although there’s been a seemingly endless line-up of festivals and events, this week’s big highlights have been the Celebration of Light fireworks (which wrap up on Saturday). Photo credit: vancouver4life.com on Flickr Photo credit: kardboard604 on Flickr Photo credit: Ryan […]

Vancouver Viaduct History and Future

Comments 14 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last month Vancouver City Council decided to proceed with a second series of studies that would concern the future of the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts [The Province]. The current viaducts, installed in 1972, serve as passage for tens of thousands of vehicles (and bikes) into the downtown core from False Creek, Chinatown, and East Vancouver. […]

City Chase Vancouver 2011

Comments 48 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Mitsubishi City Chase returns to Vancouver this month as teams compete in the world’s largest urban adventure series. Photo credit: tyfn on Flickr Last year over 30,000 people participated in City Chase around the world, enduring various physical, intellectual, adventurous and humourous challenges. Taking off from Granville Square on the morning of August 27th, teams […]