Archive for November, 2013

Compact Kitchen Appliances at London Drugs

Comments 380 by Rebecca Bollwitt

London Drugs is one of those stores where you just know you’ll find what you’re looking for. Whether it’s a snack, a movie, iPhone accessory, camera, cosmetics, box of tissues, shampoo, vitamins, toys, and gifts. Heading into a season of entertaining and home-cooking, they are currently profiling their small appliance collections. Here are just some […]

Covenant House Sleep Out A Success

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I sunk into my own bed at around 7:15 this morning as the sun was beginning to brighten up the sky. I walked home from the Covenant House Sleep Out on West Pender at Hamilton because I somehow had the energy after only getting about 2.5 hours of sleep. Traffic lights changed for no one, […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Snow is on the mountains, ski season is here, and there’s plenty to do around Metro Vancouver this weekend. You can catch Late Night Movies at the Rio Theatre on Friday, family fun at the Surrey Tree Lighting Festival on Saturday, and enjoy markets and ice skating on Sunday. Options are listed below and if […]

Rogers Santa Claus Parade

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Santa Claus is coming to town in the 10th annual Rogers Santa Claus Parade on December 1st. While the parade in downtown Vancouver is the main attraction, it’s also part of a greater celebration and event that includes the community, local charities and businesses, and over 300,000 spectators. Photo credit: mountainhiker on Flickr Rogers Santa […]

Archive Photos of Ice Skating in Vancouver

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Robson Square ice rink is open for a season of free skating fun in downtown Vancouver so it’s definitely time for my annual collection of ice skating photos from the City of Vancouver Archives: 1929: Skating on Lost Lagoon. Archives item#: CVA 99-1975. Photographer: Stuart Thomson. 1929: Archives# CVA 99-1976 & CVA 99-1977. Photographer: […]