Archive for March, 2012

Beresford: Burnaby’s Next Great Street

Comments 346 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The City of Burnaby and Intracorp are working together to rejuvenate Beresford Street, located across from Metrotown and directly South of the SkyTrain line. The first phase was the MetroPlace development and the second is Silver, a 38-storey tower. The City’s plan is to make Beresford the next “Great Street”. A Great Street, as outlined […]

Dining Out For Life 2012

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

Dining Out For Life, an annual fundraiser for AIDS service organizations, is happening in Vancouver on Thursday, March 29, 2012. Over 215 restaurants across the 604 area code will be contributing 25% of sales that day to A Loving Spoonful and Friends for Life. Search the list of participating restaurants to see if they are […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Theatres

Comments 15 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver is only going on 126 years old but despite its infancy compared to most other world-class cities, it had a community that supported the arts right off the bat. I dug around the Vancouver Archives to find evidence of everything from Vancouver’s vibrant vaudeville days to its fanatical film-going culture, in neighbourhood theatres to […]

Heritage Vancouver Walking Tour & Beer Tasting

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Both Heritage Vancouver and the Vancouver Heritage Foundation host fascinating walking, neighbourhood, and housing tours around Vancouver. One upcoming event that caught my eye, aside from tomorrow night’s dinner in the Marine Building penthouse, is a walking tour with twist. Photo credit: davefisher99 on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool. Walking Tour & […]

Magic Monday: Camilo The Magician

Comments 37 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Breaking away from the standard Music Monday theme, today it’s Magic Monday – another artform that entertains and dazzles. I have actually been contacted by several local slight-of-hand masters and illusionists lately so I have dedicated the next few Mondays to promoting their upcoming shows. The first is Camilo — whom you might recognize from […]