Archive for February, 2014

WE Vancouver Best of the City 2014

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The results are in for WE Vancouver’s Best of the City readers’ choice awards for 2014 and I am very honoured to be named #1 Best Local Blog and #2 Best Local Twitter account! This is the 17th annual Best of the City edition of WE Vancouver and it’s the biggest yet, including a new […]

Salt Spring in the City Giveaway

Comments 258 by Rebecca Bollwitt

One of my favourite places on the planet is bringing its talented artisans to Vancouver in March and I couldn’t be more excited. Salt Spring in the City will take place March 14th to March 16th at Heritage Hall on Main Street and will showcase the hottest artisans from this stunning island with over 30 […]

Archive Photos of the Day: Vancouver Snow Photos

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The Lower Mainland received a healthy dose of snowman-worthy snow over the last few days and although much didn’t stick downtown, I found evidence in the Vancouver Archives that such wasn’t always the case. Downtown Vancouver has definitely seen its share of snow days over the last century: Vancouver Snow Photos 1937: Courthouse (now Vancouver […]

VOKRA Oscar Party at the Morrissey

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The Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue Association (“VOKRA”) is hosting their 3rd annual Oscar Party at the Morrissey on Sunday. VOKRA is a non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing cats around the Lower Mainland and placing them in foster homes, covering costs and providing support. Their Oscar parties combine a red carpet experience with an evening of […]

Win Tickets to Annie in New Westminster

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Royal City Musical Theatre presents the Tony Award-Winning and family favourite Annie at the Massey Theatre from April 10th to April 26th. Celebrating their 25th season, this Royal City Musical Theatre production of Annie is directed and choreographed by Valerie Easton with musical direction by James Bryson. This broadway musical is based upon the popular […]

Bald Eagles in Vancouver

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Back in November I spent a few days out near Harrison enjoying the sights and scenes of the Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival. It’s one thing to be standing in tall grass along the side of a turquoise river, surrounded by mountains, and turn to see thousands of eagles in the trees behind you, and […]