© 2004-2013 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. There is plenty to do around town this weekend but one event in particular is free for kids*, indoors (away from the rain), has music, art, and hands-on activities. The Vancouver Art Gallery is hosting another Family FUSE Weekend on Saturday, March 8th and Sunday, March 9th with this […]
© 2004-2013 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. Tori Amos returns to Vancouver to play an all-ages show at the Orpheum on Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Amos’ brand new pop/rock album, Unrepentant Geraldines will drop on May 13th in North America. This will be a change in pace from her most recent releases, being another evolutionary step […]
We love giving people the opportunity to travel. It makes us happy seeing others getting out there to explore the world. This winter we were taking part in adventures right in our own backyard of Ontario, Canada, and we discovered that we have a province that competes on the world stage when it comes to epic adventures. We have untouched wilderness, remote locations, fantastic wildlife and spectacular scenery. Ontario is so huge that it houses the largest fresh water island on the planet known as Manitoulin Island. And we want you to travel there with us!
The tagline for Cards Against Humanity is: A party game of horrible people. So, it makes sense that Netflix would release a special edition featuring a House of Cards expansion pack. Because, even if you’ve only seen five minutes …
© 2004-2013 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. Rain and snow continue to fall around the Lower Mainland which means it’s a great time to check out the local mountains. With restaurants, an outdoor ice rink, sleigh rides, zipline, snowshoeing, and snowy slopes, Grouse Mountain is your ultimate winter playground. To get the most out of the […]
© 2004-2013 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. Pepsi is launching Pepsi Next in Canada, naturally sweetened with sugar and stevia, delivering the great taste of Pepsi but with 30 per cent less sugar and calories than Pepsi. It contains no artificial sweeteners. The first chance for Canadians to sip and savour Pepsi Next will be right […]
Have you ever wanted to go back in Time? Dave and I love our travels, but sometimes we think they’d be a bit more exciting if we were in a different era. You know, the era where everything was new and exotic? Where explorers faced the unknown and discovered new civilizations, new cultures and new artifacts. In honour of the new Dreamworks movie Mr. Peabody and Sherman coming out on March 7, the Expedia Viewfinders were asked, where would they go if they could travel back in time? For us, the clear choice was 1936 Cairo. We’ve had the good fortune to travel to Cairo on a number of occasions, but to be able to see it then, would be an entirely different experience.
You see, movies have always influenced
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© 2004-2013 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. Over the last few of years I have featured themed collections of photos from the City of Vancouver Archives on my site. However, this month I thought I would change things up a bit and issue a challenge to my readers and local photographers. The challenge, should you choose […]
© 2004-2013 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. One of my favourite places on the planet is bringing its talented artisans to Vancouver in March and I couldn’t be more excited. Salt Spring in the City will take place March 14th to March 16th at Heritage Hall on Main Street and will showcase the hottest artisans from […]
© 2004-2013 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. Royal City Musical Theatre presents the Tony Award-Winning and family favourite Annie at the Massey Theatre from April 10th to April 26th. Celebrating their 25th season, this Royal City Musical Theatre production of Annie is directed and choreographed by Valerie Easton with musical direction by James Bryson. This broadway […]
© 2004-2013 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. The Tim Horton’s NHL Heritage Classic is set to be played at BC Place on Sunday, March 2, 2014 as the Vancouver Canucks, in vintage uniforms, take on the Ottawa Senators. One-of-a-kind games like this should be enjoyed by all so the NHL and Canucks for Kids Fund have […]
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Here’s a nice little contest to start off the weekend right. LG Canada has been gracious enough to offer two of its flagship G2′s for a giveaway, and we’re pairing these powerful Android smartphones with their official QuickWindow cases, like a boy and his favourite sweater. The QuickWindow cases have been graciously provided Cesium, LG’s
You are an entrepreneur with a fantastic idea for a green startup. You go to the bank for funding but they turn you down. What do you do? Fear not, green warriors! We will show you five non-traditional funding sources for social and environmental startups, including crowd funding and peer-to-peer lending, and go through some of these funding platforms and success stories from the U.S. and Canada.
While consumers are beginning to embrace environmentally sustainable products and services, many banks remain skeptical, viewing them as either a fad or too risky due to the perceived niche nature of their (Read more…)
© 2004-2013 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. Join the Women’s Drinking Club for an interactive gluten free beer seminar hosted by Lundy Dale, certified Cicerone. Meeting at Doolin’s Irish Pub, Lundy will take the group through a variety of gluten free beers, explaining the difference in brewing between those and traditional wheat based beers. If you’re […]
© 2004-2013 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. The 2014 Scotiabank Bowl for Big Brothers Classic returns this spring as the largest fundraising event of its kind in North America. Over 2,500 participants will take to their local bowling alleys as 250 team raise pledges in support of Big Brothers mentoring programs throughout the Lower Mainland. This […]
© 2004-2013 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. Ballet BC presents Grace Symmetry in collaboration with Turning Point Ensemble from February 20th to February 22nd, 2014 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Featuring live music by Turning Point Ensemble, Grace Symmetry includes World Premieres by Kevin O’Day and Medhi Walerski, plus the return of In Motion by Wen […]
© 2004-2013 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. The 3rd annual Underground Comedy Railroad tour is coming to the Rio Theatre as a part of Black History Month. Introducing the voice of black Canadians, the tour is scheduled to stop is 10 cities across the country, arriving in Vancouver on February 22nd at 8:30pm. The history of […]
It’s cold. It’s cold and snowy and disgusting and you wish you were home, on the couch watching Brooklyn 99. We get it, we understand you. But there are times, during the cold, snowy, disgusting winter months you’ll need to leave the house, so we can at least make things easier on you by hosting
Typo, the iPhone 5/5s case that Ryan Seacrest and Co. cribbed notes from BlackBerry, has had its fair share of attention. The overall design is remarkably similar to the keyboard on several BlackBerry devices, namely the BB10 powered Q10 with its frets. The two companies are currently in a fierce patent infringement lawsuit, but that
Valentine’s Day is coming up and why not treat your special someone — or yourself — with a brand new Moto G, exclusive red Moto G shell case and a big basket of heart shaped chocolates. All sound incredibly tasty! We’ve teamed up with Motorola Canada and put together this beautiful prize pack and it
In late 2012, Microsoft held a big party to launch its Canadian flagship store at Yorkdale Mall. With new outlets popping up all over North America, the company is trying to make a name for itself in retail by bringing together its biggest brands, Windows, Windows Phone, Xbox, Office, OneDrive (aka SkyDrive), in one area.
© 2004-2013 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. Browns Socialhouse, Canada’s fastest growing upscale casual dining restaurant franchise, announced that Jason Labahn joined their team as Executive Chef last fall and together they’re cooking up some fresh and new exciting menu offerings starting at Town Centre Coquitlam Browns Socialhouse. Chef Labahn and Chef Steve Dachuna. Photo courtesy […]
It’s the Super Bowl this weekend, and while you would normally treat February 2 as any other Sunday, your loved one is forcing you to be aware of the biggest day in football. Let’s start by calling it any ‘given’ Sunday. Now you’re getting the lingo! This weekend marks the one time in the whole […]
© 2004-2013 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. February is a fine time for musical theatre in Vancouver with Family Day, Valentine’s Day, and many other reasons to seek refuge indoors and be wildly entertained by the arts. This means it will also be the perfect time to check out Rodgers and Hammerstein: Out of a Dream […]
© 2004-2013 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. The Vancouver Curling Club and Curl BC are excited to host 16 teams from across the province at the Canadian Direct BC Men’s Curling Championships Presented by Automation One next week. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr From February 5th until February 9th, the legacy curling facility from the […]
We have more than One In A Million reasons why you should enter this contest to win one of five pairs of tickets in select ONTARIO cities for MUCH Presents: Down With Webster #WINTOUR! This all-ages party will start in Vancouver, British Columbia and end in London, Ontario. Want to see more ticket deets? Check […]
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The Dx3 event is happening once again and we’re extremely proud to be sponsors! The official date is March 5th and 6th at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The conference focus is about digital marketing, digital advertising and digital retailing, but one of the main topics this year will be on mobile and how its
© 2004-2013 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. The Royal Winnipeg Ballet is bringing the exquisite classical ballet, Romeo and Juliet, to a handful of Western Canadian cities this month including a stop in Vancouver. Photo: Amanda Green, Liang Xiang. Credit: Réjean Brandt Photography. Romeo and Juliet in Vancouver This enduring tale of love, longing and loss […]
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© 2004-2013 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. Doolin’s presents the Women’s Drinking Club this month featuring the Wines of Spain. On January 29th, Sommelier Lesley Saito will host an interactive wine tasting seminar giving local women the chance to sip and savour interesting wines from around the county. Women’s Drinking Club: Wines of Spain Where: Doolin’s, […]
© 2004-2013 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. Book Week continues as I offer up another pictorial history of Vancouver, courtesy of Lani Russwurm and my friendly competition over at Vancover Is Awesome (“V.I.A.”). Lani runs the local history blog Past Tense Vancouver and contributes the Vancouver Was Awesome posts to V.I.A. — check out his 10 […]
© 2004-2013 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. I love the pictorial history of Vancouver and Seize the Time: Vancouver Photographed, 1967–1974 is one of the most unique reads of its kind. While even my collages of photos from the City of Vancouver Archives often reach back a century, Vladimir Keremidschieff’s images highlight a very unique time […]
© 2004-2013 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. It’s Book Week this week on Miss604.com as I start a giveaway for a cool BC book each day. Today’s featured book is the White Spot Cookbook, which is available now at White Spot restaurant location. This 160 page cookbook features 50-60 recipes along with the history of the […]
Want to win a pair of tickets to the hottest holiday music event of the year? We’ll make it super simple. Today Liz will tweet out this message: “Wanna win your way in to the hottest party of the year? RT & you could win a pair of tix to #TheBigJingle! Rules at: http://bit.ly/1ekUq1L” Follow [...]
Want to win a pair of tickets to the hottest holiday music event of the year? We’ll make it super simple. Today Lauren will tweet out this message: “Toronto! @Much is presenting #TheBigJingle again this year and you should definitely be there. RT to enter! Rules at: bit.ly/1cwEpDW” Follow Lauren (@laurentoyota) and retweet the message [...]
It’s that time of year when the deals start popping up. We’ve already seen a few retailers come out with their Canadian “Black Friday” offers — which is happening on November 29th — and it’s expected to be one of the busiest shopping days of the year. We received a message from Canadian ‘comparison shopping
Fancy a new phone? How about a Nexus 5? How about a Nexus 5 from Virgin Mobile? Up for grabs this time around is a 16GB Nexus 5 in black from Virgin Mobile. In addition, Virgin is also giving a $50 gift card to one of their partners H&M (Virgin Mobile gives perks to their
Paramore are hitting the road in support of their latest self titled release and Much wants you to see the rock band in person! We have five pairs of tickets to see Paramore on Wednesday, November 20 at the Air Canada Centre and winning them is as easy as RT’ing us! Dats eet! To enter [...]