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New Year’s Eve Events in Vancouver: Pubs & Clubs

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

While the end of 2010 is still over a week away, many are already making plans for how they will ring in the new year. I will have a few event guides available but thought I would start with the big ticket items first. The following events include live music, multi-course meals, champagne, and entertainment […]

This Week in Vancouver History

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

While researching this week’s history post it dawned on me that I could profile significant events that happened each day this week in Vancouver’s past. Here’s a glimpse at what was taking place in our city at this time of year, throughout the last century. December 20, 1911 Frank and Lester Patrick opened the Denman […]

Winter Solstice Lantern Festival 2010

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 17th annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival returns to six Vancouver neighbourhoods tomorrow as we sail into a new season. On Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 from 6:00pm until 10:00pm you can join an event on the East Side at homes on Parker & Lakewood or the Britannia Community Centre, in Yaletown at the Roundhouse Community […]

Capilano Mall Gift Cards

Comments 70 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve been branching out with my Christmas shopping this year and enjoying retail experiences from downtown to Richmond. Another option for picking up gifts this week is Capilano Mall in North Vancouver. Anchored by Sears, Walmart, and Visions Electronics, it also has specialty stores, brand names, and a popular food court for shoppers and local […]

Cranberries Spa on Robson

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

My good friend Keira recently turned the big “3-0” and to celebrate I joined her for a brunch followed by a manicure and pedicure at Cranberries Spa on Robson. Truth be told, I first heard about Spa on Twitter so I was curious to see what the experience would be like. Photo © Snap Weddings […]