Look Inside - Doors Open Vancouver

15 June 2017, 9:16 | Posted in ActivitiesLifestyleMusic & Arts

Look Inside - Doors Open Vancouver

Explore architectural treasures and discover hidden gems with special behind-the-scenes access to some of Vancouver’s most interesting and unusual buildings! On Saturday, June 24, 10am-5pm Doors Open Vancouver gives you a look inside the following buildings:  Vancouver City Hall False...

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Keep Your Eyes Peeled For the BBQ Boat

12 June 2017, 14:52 | Posted in ActivitiesFoodLifestyle

Keep Your Eyes Peeled For the BBQ Boat

Cast a gaze down from Cambie Street Bridge on a sunny summer day and you'll likely spot a bright-orange boat bobbing around False Creek. Joe de Keyser combined his two favourite pastimes: cruising on the water and firing up the...

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The Kitsilano Showboat is gearing up for another great season

09 June 2017, 12:21 | Posted in ActivitiesGeneralLifestyleMusic & Arts

The Kitsilano Showboat is gearing up for another great season

The annual summer Kitsilano Showboat is gearing up for another great season starting Monday, June 19th, at 7pm, with a whole line up of artists, musicians, performers and entertainers. For 82 years, this historic stage has been lighting it up...

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It takes 2 seconds to sign the Pledge to Protect the Great Bear Sea

23 May 2017, 9:08 | Posted in ActivitiesGeneralLifestyle

It takes 2 seconds to sign the Pledge to Protect the Great Bear Sea

As the spring flowers bloom on land, so do an incredible abundance and diversity of species that inhabit the clean temperate waters of the Great Bear Sea, which borders Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest. It's one of the most biodiverse coldwater environments...

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Kitsilano pool is set to open soon!

10 May 2017, 9:35 | Posted in ActivitiesKits BeachMy Kitsilano Home

Kitsilano pool is set to open soon!

Would you look at that! Kit's Pool is getting prepped for swimming season!  Get your swim on at Canada's longest (137m) and Vancouver’s only saltwater swimming pool. Though the summer's public swim schedule has yet to be announced... if it's anything like...

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The Lost Vancouver: An Art Deco Tour

11 April 2017, 15:48 | Posted in ActivitiesEventsMusic & Arts

The Lost Vancouver: An Art Deco Tour

You may have seen some of this art and architectural style prevalent in television and films such as The Great Gatsby or Mad Men. “Art Deco,” or Arts Décoratifs, is a design style that originated in western Europe during the...

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Coming soon! The Kitsilano Farmers Market

11 April 2017, 14:20 | Posted in ActivitiesEventsFoodKits BeachLifestyle

Coming soon! The Kitsilano Farmers Market

The countdown is on! In less than a month, the Kitsilano Farmers Market is back! From May 7 to October 22, 2017, every Sunday from 10am-2pm, the Kits Community Centre parking lot transforms! Fill your baskets and backpacks with local...

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Avoiding S.A.D in Vancouver

29 March 2017, 15:08 | Posted in ActivitiesGeneral

Avoiding S.A.D in Vancouver

It has been the longest, coldest, snowiest, and wettest winter Vancity has had in years. Too much drear and not enough sunshine has the ability to really affect our mood, energy levels, sociability, and overall wellbeing. Everyone is just waiting...

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Giving Back 1% For The Planet

03 March 2017, 9:04 | Posted in ActivitiesGeneralLifestyle

Giving Back 1% For The Planet

Living and working next to the ocean as a Vancouver real estate agent, and having the opportunity to travel the world, has given me such appreciation for our planet, all while understanding the fragile state it's in. 1% For The Planet is a...

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Pete Picks - Things To See and Do In Vancouver

23 February 2017, 21:25 | Posted in ActivitiesLifestyle

Pete Picks - Things To See and Do In Vancouver

From Stanley Park to Granville Island to the Sea To Sky Highway and Cypress Mountain, hikers, bikers, outdoor adventurers, and those who simply just want to get amongst it, can’t help but flock to this city. There’s just something about...

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