Archive for September, 2011

Surrey City Centre Library Now Open

Comments 1 by Guest Author

Built in the heart of Surrey’s emerging downtown core, the new City Centre Library is set to open its doors to the public this Tuesday. The first major public investment in the area since the redevelopment of Holland Park in 2006, the new library is both an architectural wonder and a civic anchor for the […]

New Design

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Since 2008, we have been developing custom WordPress themes (websites, blogs, newsrooms) for our clients through our company, sixty4media and I wear many hats (from customer service and accountant, to coder and developer). We love creating new, updated, and modern themes for our clients and about 12 months ago we figured it was about time […]

Surrey Youth Fest 2011

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Surrey presents the free Youth Fest this month at the Guildford Recreation Centre. Events will begin around 4:00pm on Saturday, September 24th and include concerts from youth bands, skateboard demonstrations, a teen dance, and more. In the Gym: Sumo Suit Wrestling, Velcro Olympics, Big Bout Boxing, First Down Bungee Run, Airbrush Tattoo Artists, Caricature Artist, […]

September 2011 Events in Metro Vancouver

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’m in disbelief that the Labour Day long weekend is already here and that those famous mini donuts (and deep-fried Pop Tarts) at the PNE will be gone again for another year. There’s still time to check out plenty of activities in the sunshine this weekend — and Tourism Vancouver’s even made a Top 10 […]

Feast of Fields 2011 in Langley

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Feast of Fields is coming to Krause Berry Farms in Langley in just a few weeks and tickets are currently on sale. I first heard of the Feast of Fields concept when I toured Fairburn Farm on Vancouver Island during a Cowichan Valley trip in 2009. The idea is to bring together “city folk” with […]

Vancouver History: Nabob

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt
Disclosure: Unpaid, Personal Opinion — As with any post on Miss604.com, I was not paid to write this content. This is also not an endorsement for Nabob, it's simply a post about a company that has deep roots in Vancouver (and is only 10 years younger than the city itself). Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

While it’s not a brand most associate with our city specifically, yesterday Nabob coffee celebrated its 115th anniversary in Vancouver, where it originally began. 1924 – Water at Cordova (between Waterfront and Steamworks, today). VPL Accession Number: 10698. Photographer: Leonard Frank. 1932 – Water at Cordova. Archives item# Bu N436. Photographer: W.J. Moore. Founded in […]