Archive for the category "vancouver"

PowerSmart Month: Week 3 – Grand Prize

Comments 46 by Rebecca Bollwitt

October is PowerSmart Month and I have partnered with BC Hydro over the last few weeks to bring you contests, rebate offers from local retailers, energy-saving tips, and event info. This week doesn’t have a theme like the others, however I do have a grand prize announcement. PowerSmart Deal of the Week From October 15th […]

Sara Bareilles at the Commodore, Win Tickets

Comments 132 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Sara Bareilles will be playing the legendary Commodore Ballroom on November 22nd. The singer/songwriter exploded on the airwaves in 2007 with her hit single “Love Song” and now she’s bringing her piano-pop back to Vancouver as a part of her Kaleidoscope Heart tour. Aside from numerous awards nominations for “Love Song”, Bareilles was nominated for […]

Vancouver’s Historic Waldorf Hotel and Tiki Room

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Slated to re-open in November, the Waldorf Hotel in East Vancouver is currently undergoing major restorations and renovations. Located along a lonely stretch of East Hastings, this historic landmark is set to revitalize creative arts and nightlife in this area of town. Photo credit: kk+ on Flickr While it features a dining room, hotel, cafe, […]

Chip Coffey at the Hotel Vancouver

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Psychic and medium Chip Coffey, known most recently for his consulting on A&E’s Paranormal State, will be coming to town today to seek out the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver‘s “Lady in Red”. Photo credit: ctankcycles on Flickr Back in the 1940s, a lady by the name of Jennie Pearl Cox was a regular at the Fairmont […]

Olympic Cauldron Re-Lit for Jack Poole Plaza Dedication

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

On October 22nd the Olympic Cauldron will be lit during the dedication of Jack Poole Plaza. While the flames have been ignited since the Games for Canada Day and a few other occasions, this celebration will commemorate the memory of Jack Poole, architect of Vancouver 2010, as the plaza has finally been completed. The ceremony […]