Archive for June, 2015

Vancouver Tourist Tips from 1925

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

If you only had one day, three days, or a week to spend in Vancouver what would you see and do? On the back of an American tourist map from 1925, one of those ephemeral artifacts I have handy in my family’s personal local archives, I found a suggested itinerary for a time when our […]

Leo Awards Red Carpet Photos

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The Leo Awards, for excellence in BC film and television, were handed out last week during three ceremonies that culminated with the gala dinner at the Hotel Vancouver on Sunday, June 14th. Unable to attend myself, I sent my trusted friend — and BC film and TV aficionado — Laura Yee-Lim to the red carpet. […]

Win VIP Squamish Beer Festival Tickets

Comments 78 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Listed among the NY Times’ places to go in 2015, Squamish is home to world-class recreation and a mountain lifestyle like no other. They also have a major music festival, one of the largest loggers sports shows in North America, and an award-winning craft brewery that was recently named Best Brewpub in BC. Squamish knows […]

FIFA Women’s World Cup: Second Match Day in Vancouver

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The Group C teams that we’ve come to know and enjoy at BC Place have moved on to new venues for their final matches of the round but not before a pair of impressive showings in front of the Vancouver crowd last Friday. With over 5,000 more spectators in attendance, Switzerland blanked Ecuador in a […]