Archive for July, 2016

Bowen Island is Vancouver’s Original Summer Getaway

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Bowen Island: The Happy Isle. Postcards and advertisements painted a picture of a stunning island getaway just a quick boat ride from Vancouver, where the waters were emerald green and the cottage life was bustling. Picnics, socials, dances, company retreats, hikes, swims, dives — it was the original summer getaway from Vancouver. I had my […]

A Ride in the Goodyear Blimp

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

If last year was my year of kayaks and helicopters, this year is canoes and blimps — well just one blimp in particular. The Goodyear Blimp is a cultural icon, a legendary airship with over nine decades of history. From a massive fleet in WWII to hosting Presidents and celebrities, to making appearances in the […]

Win Tickets to the North Shore Beer and Wine Fest

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The creative team behind the Steveston Wine Fest (June 25th) & Steveston Beer Fest (Aug 27th) is bringing a new event to North Vancouver this summer, the first-ever North Shore Beer and Wine Fest! The festival will host approximately 35 vendors, showcasing over 100 craft beers and boutique wines from British Columbia and other countries […]

BeerBQ in the Fraser Valley

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From farmer’s field to pint glass, you can enjoy a BBQ and craft beer pairing event at BC Hop Co‘s Fraser Valley headquarters on July 16th. BeerBQ will bring together local craft breweries and barbecue pitmasters on the Sumas Prairie where you get to judge which team created the best beer and BBQ pairing of […]

Win Bard on the Beach Bard-B-Q Fireworks Tickets

Comments 109 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Bard on the Beach is one of Canada’s largest not-for-profit, professional Shakespeare festivals and every summer it brings an outstanding caliber of performances to the waterfront in Vancouver. This season there’s a classic telling of Romeo and Juliet, Othello, and Pericles along with the Merry Wives of Windsor which set in Windsor, Ontario circa 1968. […]