Archive for October, 2012

Swinefest at Hog Shack with BeerThirst and Rogue Brewing

Comments 99 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Steveston’s own Hog Shack Cook House is celebrating its 2nd anniversary with a big birthday bash called Swinefest. With the partnership of BeerThirst and Oregon’s Rogue Brewing, they’re putting together a multi-course barbecue and beer feast of epic proportions. Swinefest will feature a 5-course dinner with each course paired with Rogue’s beers, from Maple Bacon […]

Gazillion Bubble Show Discount Code

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Gazillion Bubble Show returns to Vancouver in November to dazzle and amaze audiences of all ages with amazing bubble feats. The Broadway show made its Canadian debut last spring and it’s back with lasers, bubble stunts, and 18 Guinness World Records under creator Fan Yang’s belt. Step into an interactive bubble world and be […]

Timeraiser Vancouver 2012

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 5th annual Timeraiser is happening Thursday, November 8, 2012 at the Roundhouse in Yaletown. It’s the only event around that combines supporting local artists through an artwork auction with raising volunteer hours for local causes. Photo credit: GusF on Flickr Tickets are currently on sale for $20 and the goal is to raise 4,000 […]

Township 7 Vineyards Savour & Support for PADS

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

BC is known for its own wine country in the Okanagan but I’m also a big fan of our hyper-local wineries in the Fraser Valley and the Lower Mainland. One of which is Township 7 Vineyards off of 16th Ave in Langley. This month Township 7 has teamed up to support the Pacific Assistance Dogs […]

Vancouver History: Ivan Ackery

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver’s known for its H-shaped telephone pole alleyways which have been featured in film and television series for decades. Some have names given to them by historians or businesses but others, like Ackery Alley between Granville and Seymour, were named in tribute. Ivan Ackery with framed caricature and letters at desk. VPL Accession Number: 59306 […]