Archive for August, 2011

Whistler Olympic Plaza Grand Opening

Comments 62 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Many know it as a frosty, snowy, wintertime getaway but Whistler is one happening place in the summertime as it comes alive with mountainbikers, shoppers, hikers, and adventure-seekers. This summer they’ve hosted the Whistler Presents Concert series featuring free shows by some of North America’s top bands and artists. Photo credit: Mike Crane, Tourism Whistler […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Bikes

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Whether you take to the trails, the sea wall, or the specified road lanes, there’s no denying that Vancouver is a bicycle town. From heavy duty shock absorbers to fixies and colourful cruisers, bikes pepper our urban landscape and are a large part of life in this city. As such, this week’s theme from the […]

The Owl & The Pussycat

Comments 23 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tomorrow night The Owl & The Pussycat opens at the PAL Studio Theatre in Coal Harbour. Set in San Francisco, it was written by Bill Manhoff and originally starred Alan Alda and Diana Sands when it opened on Broadway in 1964. It was also made into a film and starred George Segal with Barbra Streisand. […]

Pink Salmon Festival 2011

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Photo courtesy of the PSF The Pacific Salmon Foundation will be showing off pink salmon this Sunday in Kitsilano with free samples all afternoon. It will be cooked up by a team led by Chef Robert Clark of C Restaurant and barbecued by Rockin’ Ronnie Shewchuk. The event will also include live music, activities for […]

Rosewood Hotel Georgia: Win a Night’s Stay

Comments 525 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Rosewood Hotel Georgia re-opened this summer, combining dazzling modern luxury with decadent decor from throughout its 84-year history. I was able to visit the hotel recently, for the first time since my hard-hat tour in May to see the final results. Boasting one of the largest collections of Canadian artwork in the country, the […]