Archive for the category "BC"

Vintage Vancouver Postcards

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver has always been a hot tourism destination. From being marketed as the “City of Destiny” to visitors sending postcards around the globe to say: “wish you were here”. I searched the Vancouver Archives and Vancouver Public Library Archives this week to find some old postcards that tourists and locals alike could purchase and send […]

Timeraiser Vancouver 2012

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 5th annual Timeraiser is happening Thursday, November 8, 2012 at the Roundhouse in Yaletown. It’s the only event around that combines supporting local artists through an artwork auction with raising volunteer hours for local causes. Photo credit: GusF on Flickr Tickets are currently on sale for $20 and the goal is to raise 4,000 […]

Support Balding for Dollars with Hype Hair Studio & Disney on Ice

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Disney on Ice presents Dare to Dream is coming to the Pacific Coliseum November 21-25, 2012. In honor of this show, Disney on Ice is partnering with Hype Hair Studio in Vancouver to support a very worthy local cause, Balding for Dollars. Disney On Ice is inviting the community to cut and donate their hair […]

72-Hour Emergency Preparedness Kit

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last night a 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck Haida Gwaii and led to tsunami warnings up and down the coast. Rolling aftershocks hit while everyone was looking for information about our coastal communities. Fortunately our warnings in our area were downgraded to ‘advisories’ however places like Hawaii were still on guard hours later in anticipation of […]

The Vancouver Paranormal Society

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

In recent years terms like Electronic Voice Phenomenon (“EVP”) have found a place in pop culture references thanks to television shows that hunt, chase, or debunk paranormal activity. Locally, the Vancouver Paranormal Society has been conducting investigations of their own for the last 19 years. The non-profit organization is the Lower Mainland’s longest-running paranormal research […]

Vancouver Inspiration Pass from VPL

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Many of us don’t take enough time to be a tourist in our own town but the Vancouver Public Library is hoping to change that with a new program where families can enjoy some of our most popular and beloved attractions for free. Starting Thursday, November 1, 2012 you can borrow a Vancouver Inspiration Pass […]