Archive for December, 2013

Post-Holiday Getaway to The Woodmark

Comments 198 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Woodmark Hotel & Spa is ready to welcome those who need a night off to recover from the hustle and bustle of the holidays. The holidays are supposed to be about family gatherings, toasting the season and taking time to reflect on another year – but then there’s the dark side. We work longer […]

Mount Pleasant Wreath Photowalk

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This season the Mount Pleasant Business Improvement Area sent out wreaths to their members to challenge them to decorate the festive cedar rings in a judged competition. After a week with the wreath, the judging began and I was joined Daman Beatty, Andres Markwart, Josh Rimer, and Brigitte Stroud on a walking tour with Kara […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Half-way through December, with winter at our doorstep, and the weather has been quite the mixed bag. Frost and snow, sleet and slush, sunshine and gale. We’ve had some spectacular sunsets over the last few days along with a full moon and seasonal light displays. Here are just a few of my selections for Vancouver […]

Brentwood Gift Card Giveaway

Comments 186 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Brentwood in Burnaby is in the middle of their 24 Days of Giving campaign, giving back with contests and special events this season. On December 14th and 15th Brentwood hosted the Toy Mountain, Santa is available for photos (free on Tuesdays), they have a full lineup of live weekend entertainment, and the 24 Days of […]

Happy Hour in BC and Archive Photos of the Day

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Premier Christy Clark announced that she and her government are in favour of Happy Hour in BC along with other liquor law changes such as allowing children to enter pubs. Happy Hour in BC Clark’s Liberal government is reviewing BC’s liquor laws, saying rules and regulations governing alcohol require modernization. Last month, Liberal parliamentary secretary […]