Happening this weekend: Lawn Bowling Fundraiser to Raise Money BC’s Cancer Foundation

14 August 2017, 19:24 | Posted in ActivitiesEventsLifestyle

Happening this weekend: Lawn Bowling Fundraiser to Raise Money BC’s Cancer Foundation

Taking place at Granville Park Lawn Bowls Club on Saturday, August 19, the fourth annual Conquest Club Classic is fundraising to support The Ride to Conquer Cancer and the BC Cancer Foundation. Since 2014, the event has raised more than $21,000 for the BC Cancer Foundation...

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The Kitsilano Showboat: Yet another reason to love the Kitsilano Neighbourhood

26 July 2017, 7:34 | Posted in ActivitiesEventsKits BeachMusic & Arts

The Kitsilano Showboat: Yet another reason to love the Kitsilano Neighbourhood

Swing dancing anyone? How about against one of Vancouver's most spectacular backdrops of the North Shore Mountains, English Bay and West Coast sunsets? Have two left feet? You can perch up on the bleachers, and enjoy an array of music and...

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Cheers to these Strange Fellows / Contest Winners

26 July 2017, 5:54 | Posted in EventsLifestyle

Cheers to these Strange Fellows / Contest Winners

Shout out to the 48 local strange fellows who entered our Strange Fellows Brewing Contest! By random selection, it was the ladies who took home the amazing prizes this time round.  Alison Sokalski is the lucky winner of the Tasting...

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CONTEST: Win a brewski or twoski from Strange Fellows Brewing

19 July 2017, 10:39 | Posted in ActivitiesEventsLifestyle

CONTEST: Win a brewski or twoski from Strange Fellows Brewing

Aaron Jonckheere, co-founder of Strange Fellows Brewing and I have known each other for a while now (more on this strange fellow here). We recently met over pints of Jongleur to hash out this awesome Instagram and Facebook contest. We're giving away three epic prizes to a...

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It’s high season for berries at the Vancouver Farmers Markets

14 July 2017, 9:47 | Posted in ActivitiesEventsFoodLifestyle

It’s high season for berries at the Vancouver Farmers Markets

It’s high season for berries at the Vancouver Farmers Markets right now. So for those who are keen to jam, bake, and preserve -- now's the time to get them at their peak. The vendors are busy too – not...

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Happening this weekend: The West 4th Avenue Khatsahlano Street Party!

04 July 2017, 15:30 | Posted in ActivitiesEventsKits BeachMusic & ArtsMy Kitsilano Home

Happening this weekend: The West 4th Avenue Khatsahlano Street Party!

The West 4th Avenue Khatsahlano Street Party is Vancouver’s largest free Music + Arts Festival, and it's happening this Saturday, July 8th from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm on West 4th Avenue, between Burrard and MacDonald. Khatsahlano, features multiple stages showcasing...

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Arrr! The Colombian Navy Flexing in English Bay

05 May 2017, 12:44 | Posted in EventsKits Beach

Arrr! The Colombian Navy Flexing in English Bay

Ask and you shall receive! Yesterday, I posted on my Instagram and blog about a mystery ship anchored in English Bay ... I was convinced it was commandeered by pirates. A few others thought the same, but it was Julie...

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@fablekitchen x @vancouverlivin Instagram Contest

28 April 2017, 12:09 | Posted in EventsFoodKits Beach

@fablekitchen x @vancouverlivin Instagram Contest

I'm stoked to be partnering up with Chef Trevor Bird of Fable Kitchen - someone who may look familiar to those who love The Food Network! He made Vancouver proud in 2012 when he competed in Top Chef Canada, and...

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What are you doing for #EarthDay?

22 April 2017, 18:37 | Posted in EventsGeneral

What are you doing for #EarthDay?

What are you doing for #EarthDay? I'm stoked to be a member of 1% For The Planet, where I've committed to donating at least 1% of my gross yearly income to the following causes: Wild Pacific, David Suzuki Foundation and EcoJustice.  Here are...

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Fjallraven Spring Launch Party Recap

19 April 2017, 14:32 | Posted in EventsKits BeachLifestyleMusic & Arts

Fjallraven Spring Launch Party Recap

Last Thursday, I was invited by the good people at Fjallraven to check out their new Spring line. They opened their doors to the Kits community, and it was great to get to know each over some Postmark brewskis and...

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