Archive for December, 2012

Vancouver Polar Bear Swim 2013

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Polar Bear Swim will have its 93rd run on New Year’s Day, Tuesday, January 1, 2013. This free event is open to the entire community and all those brave enough to splash in the waters of English Bay on the first day of the year. Peter Pantages & Miss E Robinson in English […]

Virgin Mobile Canada RE*Generation Phone Giveaway

Comments 222 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This holiday season Virgin Mobile Canada’s RE*Generation is doing some good as they raise $200,000 for at-risk and homeless youth programs in Canada. For a limited time you can purchase a special Virgin Mobile Canada RE*Generation Samsung Galaxy Ace II x and $15 from the sale of the phone will go directly to the Virgin […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Snow

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Snow has been the topic of conversation across the continent over the last few days and heading from Vancouver to the Midwest in the middle of a blizzard makes me appreciate our rainy weather just a little bit more. Despite the traffic snarls and transit interruptions, the snow can in fact be a whole lot […]

OPUS Hotel Celebrates New Year’s Eve

Comments 216 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The OPUS is Vancouver’s premiere boutique hotel and is a pillar of the Yaletown community. From its nightlife and cuisine, to perks for guests like discounts at local shops and in-room iPhones. Once again OPUS Bar is hosting one of the hottest New Year’s Eve celebrations in the city sponsored by Veuve Clicquot luxury champagnes. […]

Snow Day

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A perfect storm of MidWest blizzards, record YVR snowfall, delayed connections, airport sprints, and a pilot’s illness has left us stranded in Denver while we try to get back to John‘s hometown in Iowa for Christmas. As such, I didn’t anticipate having two straight days of travel and I haven’t been able to put today’s […]