Archive for the category "vancouver"

iSkate for Under 5 Bucks

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As a proud Canadian girl I was overwhelmed when I received new ice skates this Christmas. Truth be told, I’ve never owned a pair of my own before and these are pretty spectacular. Within 24 hours of receiving them I was getting them sharpened at the West End Community Centre and stepping on the ice. […]

Granville Street Starwalk and Redesign

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s been around since 1994 but does anyone ever really notice it? Passing over the plaques of Dal Richards and Diana Krall this afternoon I was inspired to find out more about Vancouver’s own walk of fame. Photo credit: freedryk on Flickr The Starwalk pays tribute to local musicians, entertainers, producers, actors and radio DJ’s, […]

Blo in Yaletown

Comments 16 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I realize right off the bat that the title may be misleading for those Google searching something else in Yaletown but “Blo” is actually the name of a “Wash. Blow. Go.” salon on Hamilton. Wash. Blow. Go. Under 30 dollars. Just over 30 minutes [BloMeDry.com] At first I scoffed of the idea of a hair […]

Mason Raymond Mention on How I Met Your Mother

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

In honor of our boys kicking some serious NJ Devil a$$ tonight, Luongo getting a shut out and Alanah’s live blogging, here’s a clip folks have been buzzing about lately: Mason Raymond is mentioned on the hit CBS sitcom “How I Met Your Mother”. Yes, Neil Patrick Harris’ character disses the Canucks name-drop. Cool. Side […]

Christmas in Vancouver: Yaletown Gift Wrap and Green Christmas Guide

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I admit, I don’t think I’ve ever done any shopping in Yaletown aside from the new Dollar Store I discovered but if you’re out and about downtown and need some of your Christmas gifts done up in pretty little bows, keep this destination in mind. For six glittering days from noon ‘til six pm, volunteer […]