Archive for August, 2011

PNE Vancity Member Day 2011

Comments 32 by Rebecca Bollwitt

On Wednesday August 24th, members of Vancity Savings Credit Union will be able to purchase deeply discounted $5 PNA fair admission from 11:00am until closing. Photo credit: Derek K Miller on Flickr You can get your fair gate pass at any PNE ticket booth on Vancity Member Day only by showing a Vancity member debit […]

Vancouver History: Wooden Coaster

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s where you can ride the Crazy Beach Party, visit Hell’s Gate, or take a spin on the Enterprise without leaving Vancouver. The Fair at the PNE has returned for the 101st year and with it children young and old will enjoy carnival games, marketplace shopping, livestock exhibits, rides, cotton candy, and more sticky-gooey tasty […]

Live at Squamish 2011: Sunday

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After a successful first day of Live at Squamish 2011, Sunday followed with an even larger line-up of artists. With shows starting earlier in the day, it was packed with even more music and dancing. Although the sun hid periodically behind incoming cloud cover, the bikinis were out, the beer gardens were brimming and hands […]

Thievery Corporation at Malkin Bowl in Vancouver

Comments 70 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Thievery Corporation will be playing Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park next month. Touring for their sixth studio album, Culture of Fear, this DJ duo has sold over 1.2 million albums in the US over their 15-year career. Their sound has been described as “space-rock” that is hip hop inspired with “airy down-temp trances and dub-reggae […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This weekend in Vancouver was the hottest yet — and that’s not just due to the kissing flash-mob held at Canada Place. From marching zombies to bumper cars, there was no shortage of activities and events around town. As proof, here’s the latest collection of photos that have been contributed to the Miss604 Metro Vancouver […]