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Experience Burnaby Heights Contest

Comments 205 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last summer I sponsored Burnaby Heights‘ Hats Off Day which, as I quickly found out, is an annual summer highlight for tens of thousands. Since that time, I have worked with Burnaby Heights Merchant Association a little more and have now partnered with them for a fantastic contest where you can enter to win $250 […]

Florence and the Machine at Deer Lake Park Burnaby

Comments 262 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was announced today that this summer Florence + the Machine will be playing one of our region’s most spectacular outdoor venues, Deer Lake Park. Catch their powerful anthems, lead by Florence Welch, Friday, July 20, 2012 along with guests, The Walkmen as they embark on the second leg of their North American tour following […]

Black History Month Vancouver 2012

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Already recognized in Canada and the United States, the City of Vancouver has also officially declared February as Black History Month. Last year I touched on Vancouver’s Black history by doing up a small profile on East Vancouver’s Hogan’s Alley, but there is a much greater story to be told and celebrated. Governor Douglas ca. […]

Chinese New Year Events 2012 Vancouver, Richmond, Burnaby, Surrey

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Chinese New Year (Lunar New Year) will be rung in on Monday, January 23, 2012. Vancouver has a very strong and very proud Chinese heritage so it comes as no surprise that there is a wide variety of festive celebrations happening around the region. Photo credit: PiscesDreamer on Flickr I was about to put […]

January Events in Metro Vancouver 2012

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

We’re ten days into the new year as lights, trees, and decorations are making their way back into boxes and bins. Before the winter blues set in, take a look at the following events (submitted by readers) to plan a fun-filled month. Photo credit: bcbusinesshub on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool. Wednesday, […]