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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Swiss Inspired Architecture To Marvel At

31 July 2017, 9:09 | Posted in LifestyleReal Estate

Swiss Inspired Architecture To Marvel At

I've spent the last couple of weeks in Switzerland with my family, and have been inspired by the architecture which seemly melds with the natural landscape. Villa Vals - a four bedroom vacation rental - in particular, is one to marvel at,...

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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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Pacific Ferries Linking Vancouver and the Sunshine Coast

11 July 2017, 19:51 | Posted in ActivitiesLifestyle

Pacific Ferries Linking Vancouver and the Sunshine Coast

Have you heard of Pacific Ferries? Established in 2015, this family run company, offers commuters a fast and reliable way to get between Gibsons Landing, Horseshoe Bay and Vancouver (Coal Harbour). Pacific Ferries is a foot passenger ferry service that saves commuters time and...

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Free Wi-Fi comes to Yaletown courtesy of the Yaletown BIA

21 June 2017, 17:26 | Posted in GeneralLifestyle

Free Wi-Fi comes to Yaletown courtesy of the Yaletown BIA

Head to the Yaletown neighbourhood for good eats, drinks and now free Wi-Fi!  Tomorrow, the Yaletown Business Improvement Association is lauching the new free street Wi-Fi service and solar-powered outdoor charging stations for all to use. The BIA's mission is to strengthen...

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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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