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Epic New Year’s Eve at V in Yaletown

Comments 64 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Along with other bars, clubs, and family-friendly establishments, V Lounge in Yaletown is hosting an Epic New Year’s Eve party to round out and salute a big year in Vancouver. Photo credit: Toni Blay on Flickr Where V Lounge in Yaletown (1095 Mainland, upstairs) When December 31st, 2010 doors open at 8:30pm Tickets $75 available […]

Favourite Vancouver Food Experiences of 2010

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was a big year in the Vancouver foodie scene with the introduction of street food vendors, Fair Trade Town status, and even the city’s first cupcake competition. In 2010 I was fortunate to dine at many of the region’s finest establishments, judge a cocktail competition or three, and recap experiences from across the province. […]

Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

2011-2012 events can be found in an updated post. After ringing in the new year many Vancouverites will be looking to dispose of their live, cut Christmas trees. Thanks to several services around the region, you can get your tree tossed and chipped for little or no cost. Photo credit: DerekL1963 on Flickr UBC Botanical […]

Vancouver Polar Bear Swim 2011

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Polar Bear Swim in English Bay is a tradition that is 91 years strong. It all began with 10 swimmers in 1920 thanks to the leadership of Peter Pantages and it grew to welcome over 2,000 participants in recent years. Peter Pantages & Miss E Robinson in English Bay Dec 1927 – Archives […]

New Canucks Flip Mino HD

Comments 317 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The folks at Flip, makers of the super user-friendly pocket HD video cameras, have just launched a series of NHL branded devices and our hometown Vancouver Canucks have been included in the line-up. Features include the ability to shoot up to 1 hour of HD video, 4GB memory built-in, image stabilization, 2 steps to film […]