Archive of posts tagged "granville"

Giveaway: The Liberty Distillery on Granville Island

Comments 96 by Rebecca Bollwitt

We often want to eat local, but what about drinking local? Granville Island’s own The Liberty Distillery is the only distillery of its kind in BC to make all of their spirits from local, certified organic wheat and barley that is grown in Vernon and Armstrong, BC. Specializing in vodka, whiskey, and gin, The Liberty […]

Book Giveaway: Live at the Commodore

Comments 29 by Rebecca Bollwitt

If I was Miss Sheilds from the beloved holiday film A Christmas Story I would legitimately give Aaron Chapman’s new book Live at the Commodore an “A Plus-Plus-Plus-Plus…!” It arrived by courier last week and I immediately sat down to read it. I didn’t budge as the sun crossed through the sky and the hours […]

Winter Solstice Lantern Festival

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Celebrate the 21st annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival on December 21st in three Vancouver communities. Presented by the Secret Lantern Society and Artistic Director Naomi Singer, this free family event (with some ticketed attractions) will illuminate the longest night of the year. Photo credit: Rikki / Julius Reque on Flickr These are festive celebrations of […]

East Coast Good Times at Doolin’s

Comments 36 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Back in 2009 I crossed something off my Truly Canadian Bucket List — I participated in a screech-in at Doolin’s for their first-ever East Coast Good Times dinner. This includes kissing a cod on the lips, a recitation, and a shot of screech. It’s as close to Newfoundland as I’ll ever get without leaving the […]

Free Swing Dancing on Granville

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Swing Society has once again partnered up with Viva Vancouver and the Downtown Vancouver BIA again to bring free swing music and dancing lessons to the streets of downtown Vancouver. Photo credit: Ed Bierman on Flickr Free Swing Dancing on Granville Sunday, July 13, 2014: Van Django (live gypsy jazz music) Sunday, July […]