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Vancouver 2010 Day 11 On the Mend

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

With Day 9 and Day 10 whizzing by this weekend, it’s becoming more and more of a reality that the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games, and the giant super happy party that its brought to the city, is all about to end fairly soon. I’ll be stopping by a few more pavilions today to check out […]

Mixlympics at George in Yaletown

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Day 10 of my Vancouver 2010 Olympic experience involved getting up early and heading to Yaletown to drink some gin ahead of the big game. Over the last year or so I’ve received many requests to judge competitions, from chocolate recipes to essay contests and most of all, mixology. The judges – Photo credit: John […]

Club Bud NHL Night

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Day 9 for me at the Vancouver 2010 Games included hanging out with John for the first time in a while. We took it easy in the morning before heading out to Granville to cover the red carpet at Club Bud‘s NHL party for several hours in the evening. As each guest passed through, many […]

Open During the Paralympics and Beyond

Comments 62 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Once the Vancouver 2010 Olympic party comes to an end it won’t be with a grinding halt. Many attractions will still be open to the public throughout the Paralympic Games March 12th until the 21st. Pavilions & Attractions From my master list of pavilions the following will still be open: Canada House: Until March 21st […]

Free Tours in Vancouver During Olympics

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

With many establishments being accused of bumping up prices to serve the Olympic-sized crowds, there are a few businesses that are welcoming the influx of visitors by offering up free tours of Vancouver. Photo credit: zzinger on Flickr Tour Guys Type: Guided Cost: Free Tour options: Gastown & Downtown Vancouver, Stanley Park, West End & […]