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Vancouver in a Day

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tourism Vancouver has been commissioning some very cool projects lately like Kris Krug’s photo essays (capturing Chinatown and Downtown neighbourhoods). Photo credit: Kris Krug for Tourism Vancouver on Flickr Their latest series is with Sean Horlor (Columnist, Producer, star of Don’t Quit Your Gay Job) creating an online video campaign called “Vancouver in a Day” […]

Canucks 2011 Playoff Guide

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Canucks are heading into their first round of NHL Stanley Cup playoffs tonight against Chicago. With the entire city alive with excitement (and hungry for revenge against the Blackhawks) there’s a lot to take in so I figured a Canucks Playoff Guide would be in order. Photo credit: Kardboard604 on Flickr Contests There […]

25 Years of SkyTrain Service

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday I came across a post on The Buzzer Blog (via Vancouver is Awesome) that featured photos of Prince Charles and Princess Diana’s ride on the SkyTrain during Expo 86. It was December 11th, 1985 that SkyTrain took its first run through the tunnels at Waterfront Station and throughout 2011, Translink will be celebrating SkyTrain’s […]

Finding Top Family Arts Destinations with VancouverMom

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s another big year for Vancouver as the city celebrates 125 years since its incorporation and to boot, it has been designated a Cultural Capital of Canada for 2011. This means we can expect public celebrations, exhibits, performances and more throughout the year (many of which are already listed on the CelebrateVancouver125 website). In honor […]

Vancouver Illustrated

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s no secret that Vancouver breeds and nurtures some amazing artistic talents; from Group of Seven members to the contemporary artists of today who get to showcase their works in cafes, galleries, and under the spotlight of the PuSh Festival or last year’s Cultural Olympiad. Some of my favourite Vancouver art is that which depicts […]