Archive for the category "vancouver"

Sparta Back in Vancouver this September

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Did you know Sparta was coming to town again for the 3rd time in a year? That’s pretty sweet news for John and I who have been lucky enough to interview Jim and Keeley on the previous 2 occasions. Want to know what makes this even better? They’ll be opening for Alice in Chains. Yes, […]

Rushing the RIO on Broadway

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

We don’t nearly spend as much time on Commercial Drive as we should. I can probably only name two occasions in the past year when we ventured over that way and each time we say we should return, and for longer [1]. Taking in a movie at the RIO would be the perfect excuse. Aside […]

Manuel Rescues The Beaver

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

(not actual rescue chihuahua) No, that’s not a title of a Shaw On-Demand program that will cost you $10.99. John had left the room and I was sitting on the couch, watching the evening news when the story hit: the Vancouver SPCA has a rescue chihuahua. As I was retelling the story to Trevor this […]

Best Island Life in North America

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

In honour of Keira heading to her hometown today on Vancouver Island (and Alanah who we want to import for the hockey season) I thought I would post about this little tid bit that we should all be proud of. Travel + Leisure’s 2007 readers survey identified Vancouver Island as the best island in Canada […]

100 Days of Summer

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: uncleweed on Flickr Instant blog posts are contained within the Tourism Vancouver “100 Days of Summer” guide. They have cheap thing, interesting sights, and fun for the whole family. Let’s see what they recommend today: “July 28 – HSBC Celebration of Light – CANADA – FREE – Fireworks at English Bay. [Tourism Vancouver]” […]