Archive for September, 2012

SaltSpring Air Discount Code

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Taking a floatplane is a quintessentially Canadian way to fly. It could be for your commute, quick escape, holiday, or your sightseeing vehicle of choice. Puttering along the water you ascend high enough to clear the trees of Stanley Park but you’re low enough to spot cruise ship passengers waving as they sail under the […]

Stanley Park Ghost Train 2012: Scary Fairy Tales

Comments 133 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Stanley Park Ghost Train rolls into the woods this October with a scary fairy tale theme this year. Mortal Coil Performance Society has once again put together the production and artistic direction as they have done in the past with the Ghost Train’s carnival and Alice in Nightmareland themes. The Ghost Train will run […]

Vancity Good Money Mob: Round 2

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancity has launched a Good Money Mob campaign where local businesses can benefit from exposure, foot traffic, and a healthy cash injection. They Have split up the Good Money Mob into three rounds and I’m very pleased to host Round Two. The mob in this case is an event where the community is encouraged to […]

Vancouver History: Foncie Pulice

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When you think of landmarks on Granville street the Orpheum sign comes to mind along with the Vogue’s marquee and perhaps other standout buildings or neon that have stood the test of time. Now imagine a man, a photographer, being a just part of every day downtown Granville life for more than four decades. Next […]

Chefs Across the Water with Lee Parsons of the Wedgewood Hotel

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt
Disclosure: Review — Our meal was compliments of Hastings House and Salt Spring Island Tourism. This did not affect the outcome of this coverage and opinions are my own. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

Earlier this week locals along with ferry and floatplane travellers gathered at Hastings House on the beautiful gulf island known as Salt Spring. The second event in the Chefs Across the Water dining series featured the culinary creations of Chef Lee Parsons of Vancouver’s Wedgewood Hotel and Spa. Chef Parsons along with Sous Chef Nathan […]