Archive for the category "BC"

BC Travel Tuesday: Week 5 Watermark Beach Resort, Osoyoos

Comments 300 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I am pleased to announce that the BC Travel Tuesday series, that was originally set to be 10 weeks long, has been extended to 12 weeks thanks to the support of my readers and the partner properties listed on backyardbc.com. We’re now onto our fifth week and so far we’ve given away $2,188 worth of […]

Vancouver Icons: The Sun Tower

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

For the Vancouver Icons series I have been profiling buildings, statues, and landmarks that we see every day in Vancouver but are perhaps unaware of their history. The posts are photo-heavy, peppered with tidbits of information about the selected icon. When looking for ideas for this week’s subject I put the call out on Twitter […]

Mining Week in BC 2011

Comments 428 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Celebrating one of the province’s oldest and largest industry’s, Mining Week in BC kicks off today. Events include the Teck Children’s Hospital Fundraiser, a Women in Mining Gala Reception, and business luncheons in Vancouver, Campbell River, Smithers, Prince George and Kamloops. Photo credit: John Bollwitt. From the Britannia Mine Museum In Vancouver there will be […]

Coquitlam Farmers Market Celebrates 15th Season

Comments 2 by Guest Author

The following is a guest post contributed by Amber Strocel from TheV3H.com and Strocel.com. The Coquitlam Farmers Market is kicking off its 15th season this Sunday, May 8 from 9:00am-1:00pm. It’s the second oldest market in the region, opening just one year after the Vancouver market at Trout Lake. It happens every Sunday, rain or […]

Vancouver Craft Beer Week: Phillips Brewmaster’s Dinner

Comments 107 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver Craft Beer Week is steadily approaching as the city gets ready to celebrate craft beer from around the world. From Belgian wheats to Brooklyn brews and the very best of BC, you can enjoy events that feature multi-course beer pairings or pub crawls around town. One of these events is taking place next Tuesday, […]