Archive for the category "cheap things to do"

Vancouver Community Centre Deals

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

They’re BACK! I’m pretty excited to know that I can soon go ice skating on Thursday afternoons for the Twonie skate at the West End CC. Although it will take a while to get the ice rinks setup, various community centres around the city are offering specials, after being closed for several months due to […]

Canucks Alumni in North Vancouver

Comments 13 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This weekend I’m heading over to Standard Building Supplies in North Vancouver, and not because I need some lumber. When this proprietor wants to create an event and get promotion going for his store he goes all out and this Saturday is no exception. He’s going to have several local radio stations on location, prize […]

Halloween Ghost Train and Festival in Surrey

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Due ot the civic strike in Vancouver, Stanley Park is canceling their annual Ghost Train that usually operates during the fall. I would highly recommend one of my “Best of 604” picks as an alternative: The Bear Creek Park Train. Sure it’s located all the way out there in Surrey, but let’s just add that […]

The Best of 604: Family Edition

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The annual “Best of Vancouver” issue of The Georgia Straight left me wanting more and had some of my readers saying wondering just what we’ve done to deserve Nickelback as a top band in our city? Because of this, I’ve decided to follow in the footsteps of the MaGoggy‘s and create my own awards, the […]

Breakfast in Vancouver: Roscoe's on Robson

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Breakfast, it’s the most important meal of the day, so I’m told. Around Vancouver there are a few gems, you know those places that aren’t pretentious ($8 for a slice of cantaloupe and a grape) and that have a unique, individual charm. I like establishments that serve up good food, a lot of it, for […]