April is Daffodil Month for the Canadian Cancer Society that will be hosting events and a fundraising campaign in support of cancer research in BC. Photo credit: antaean on Flickr Every three minutes another Canadian is faced with fighting cancer. This April, as part of our annual Daffodil Month, the Canadian Cancer Society is asking […]
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BC Arts and Culture Week is taking place April 10th to 16th, 2011 presented by ArtStarts and the Assembly of BC Arts Councils. Having recently spent a few days in Toronto for the Canadian Arts Summit I’m even more determined to promote and highlight community arts events for all. Now in its 12th year, this […]
Live at Squamish is returning August 20th and 21st, 2011 presenting world-class performers in one of the most beautiful festival locations you can imagine. Last year John and I covered both days of the festival through artist interviews, food profiles, and spending a little time in the beer garden and photo-pit. We’re looking forward to […]
Vancouver Craft Beer Week is returning for its second year this May, celebrating craft brews, beer pairings, pubs, and brewmasters. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Friday May 6, 2011: VCBW Opening Night Extravaganza (sold out) Saturday May 7, 2011: Dead Famous Pub Crawl Sunday May 8, 2011: Hoppapalooza II at the Alibi Room (sold […]
It’s not often that we get out to explore popular sites around Vancouver that are enjoyed by so many visitors each year. It wasn’t until the past year or so that I walked around Minter Gardens, went up to the Vancouver Lookout, or stopped by Maplewood Farm. It’s for this reason that Tourism Vancouver has […]
The other day I traveled about 10kms away from my home in downtown Vancouver and ended up at a 2.5 hectare farm on the North Shore. Maplewood Farm‘s rural heritage in a rapidly expanding urban setting is a rarity and I wanted to learn more about their history, experiences, and educational programs. Operated by the […]