Archive for the category "cheap things to do"

Robson Square Ice Rink Now GE Ice Plaza

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After closing in 2004, the Robson Square Ice Rink is now renovated, re-surfaced, and covered with ice in time for some winter fun and 2010 festivities — of Olympic proportions. “Before” In 2006 I profiled the rink, which was in limbo — looking for sponsors and ways to reconstruct the skating surface without damaging the […]

Vancouver Archival Films at Vancity Theatre

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The City of Vancouver Archives are opening up their film vault this Sunday with a historic showcase of some fascinating moments in our City’s history. Where: Vancity Theatre (Vancouver International Film Centre on Seymour) When: Sunday, November 29th at 2:00pm Tickets: $8 and available online in advance The footage (different to the spot featured above) […]

Burnaby Express BCHL Hockey

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few weeks ago I experienced my first Burnaby Express hockey game with my husband and a group of his co-workers. Being a British Columbia Hockey League team, to me it seemed as though someone took the North Surrey Recreation Centre and mixed it with the Pacific Coliseum for a Giants Game. It was quaint, […]

Stanley Park Photowalk: Fall Colours

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning we headed out for a photowalk, leaving behind the glassy towers of the City to walk among the greens, reds, oranges and yellows of autumn in Stanley Park. The trails reminded me of milk-soaked cereal as the dry, crunchy leaves covered the moist and muddied forest floor. The shallow and dried up path-side […]

Halloween Events in Vancouver 2009

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Halloween 2009 is creeping up way too quickly however there are plenty of ways to enjoy the season with many activities around town. I have a feeling that this list will grow over the next week or so but for now here are a few Halloween events to check out, starting today: Photo credit: beebe_library […]