Before coming to New York I started following a few Twitter accounts: @WHotelsNYC (our hotel), @UnionSquareNY (Union Square, the area in which we’ve been staying), and @UrbanSpaceNYC (curator of New York’s public markets) to see what events and activities were taking place during our stay. The night we arrived they were setting up the Union […]
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The Surrey City Centre Library kicks off the Festival of Trees this afternoon. Until December 19th, a selection of creative and beautifully decorated trees will be on display and the public is invited to stop by and vote for their favourite. When you vote, you also have the chance to win an e-reader! The launch […]
Every year I write about how you can support the UGM Christmas meal but this is the first time I’ll be able to write about it with my own experiences in mind. Last year John and I volunteered to serve at the dinner, which was very rewarding for the both of us. We met community […]
John and I were having brunch the other day and I said how much I am looking to the holiday season — especially holiday theatre season. “Bundling up, walking down chilly streets, salted sidewalks crunching under our feet, meeting under the Stanley Theatre marquee and watching White Christmas.” He replied: “That’s such a Vancouver comment […]
It was on this day in 1971 that the Burnaby Village Museum (then Heritage Village) was officially opened by Governor General Roland Michener. Aside from seasonal activities, it’s a year-round attraction where you can learn about Burnaby’s history, take a ride on the heritage carousel, and check out the old Interurban. For the holidays, the […]