Archive for the category "shopping"

Vancouver History: Sinclair Centre

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

We may know it as a single complex but the Sinclair Centre started out as four separate buildings, built around 1910 and brought together in the 1980s. I recently featured the buildings in one of my Then and Now posts so when Marc invited me down for a private tour of the heritage building I […]

Travellers Deck to Shop and Dine

Comments 99 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I was recently giving two packs of the Travellers Deck for review and giveaway. The deck of cards is a “Best 100” list of places to eat and shop in Vancouver. Colour-coded by neighbourhood, the concept is to grab the deck, give it a shuffle, and draw out a random location when you’re ready to […]

Woodward’s W Rises Again

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The giant red “W” atop Woodwards in Vancouver is make a reappearance tonight as it will be lit up for the first time in a decade. “W” removal in 2006 – Photo credit: cam in van on Flickr Woodward’s means far more to Vancouver than simply being a defunct department store. Founded by Charles A. […]

2010 Canadian Olympic Team Retail Apparel Launch

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tomorrow afternoon the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games Canadian team retail apparel will be revealed. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Hbc is once again the apparel designer of the official clothing (for both the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Teams) and they’re hosting a free public event that will feature the following: 12:00 – 12:15 DJ […]

Cloverdale Flea Market

Comments 3 by Guest Author

The following guest post was contributed by Naomi and Ryan of to be, inspired. I’ve been going to the Cloverdale Flea Market for the past 10 years. It’s located right next to the Cloverdale Horse Track and costs a dollar to get in – totally worth it. If you like to people watch, this is […]