Archive for the category "vancouver"

Shops at Morgan Crossing Giveaway

Comments 173 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Shops at Morgan Crossing is a new shopping village in South Surrey, near Highway 99 and 24th Avenue. Opening last September, they will be adding a handful of new shops this spring and summer. Photo courtesy Shops at Morgan Crossing Along the lines of Alderwood Mall in Lynnwood (which used to have the closest […]

Vancouver Icons: Marine Building

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Earlier this week I began a new series called “Vancouver Icons” that will combine information about famous city landmarks with a collection of photos I find on Flickr. When I first started blogging I wanted to showcase the lesser-known aspects of Vancouver life, history, and culture – helping people explore beyond the tourist traps and […]

Whitecaps MLS Home Opener, Win Tickets

Comments 92 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Whitecaps FC will play host to Toronto FC this Saturday for their Major League Soccer home opener at Empire Field. This marks the third chapter in Vancouver soccer history. Starting in 1974, the Vancouver Whitecaps were a part of the North American Soccer League but the team (along with others in the league) […]

Hester Creek Winery in Oliver

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday I was invited up to Hester Creek Winery in Oliver (at the Southern tip of the Okanagan) to tour their facilities, meet their winemaker, and learn more about their vineyards. While I am very familiar with the brand (and they have also been generous sponsors of the last two Twestival events I have organized) […]