NEARLY all of the spots on the starting line for Monday's North Shore Triathlon have been sold out for more than a month and now all that's left is for the racers to dive in and start swimming.
AS mentioned last column, we're into Agave Week (May 1924), which culminates in the International Tequila Expo (May 24, Hyatt Regency, 6-9 p.m.), that benefits B.C. Hospitality Foundation.
FOLLOWING Tuesday's provincial election, B.C. is finally slated to get some dependable poles.
A prominent ballet company is scrambling to find a location for its annual production of the Nutcracker after its contract was cancelled with the Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts.
Around 100 Vancouver teams will participate in the 29th annual World Partnership Walk to raise funds and awareness to end global poverty. The walk, which partners the Canadian International Development Agency with the Aga Khan Foundation (AKFC), starts at Lumbermen’s Arch in Stanley Park May 26.
A Grandview-Woodland neighbourhood group says it is appalled that a deliberately set fire to a house under construction on East First Avenue could be the work of anarchists battling gentrification.
It seems that even with the high number of single people in North America, the search for love is still on. Just because people aren’t getting into relationships doesn’t mean that they’re not looking for it.
About a month ago, I did something I never thought I would do. I traded in the beloved, battered hardtail downhill bike that I’ve used as my daily commuter for the past three years and took home a hybrid.
The vintage rugby jersey, maroon short shorts and basketball pinnes from the past five decades are popular again at Hamber secondary, which celebrates its 50th anniversary all week.
PNE...Artists, inventors, builders, crafters, scientists, engineers and farmers are invited to take part in the third annual Vancouver Mini Maker Faire, a celebration of do-it-yourself culture.
It might have been expected, or even considered old hat, but Vicki Huntington's victory in Delta South in Tuesday's provincial election was nothing short of remarkable.
Congratulations to all who ran for office, winners and losers, and to their families, campaign volunteers and supporters. The Fat Lady has sung. It is over.
An independent can effectively represent a riding and be a voice for its citizens, says re-elected MLA Vicki Huntington.
Every once in a while audiences need a reminder that Matthew McConaughey can do more than take his shirt off (you heard me, Magic Mike fans). Jeff Nichols' Mud announces it loud and clear.
Kudos to Simon Fraser University student Chantelle Buffie for receiving the 2013 National HSBC Woman Leader of Tomorrow Award.
VETERAN politician Ralph Sultan celebrated his fourth re-election Wednesday afternoon by taking two of his assistants out for lunch and splurging on a pricey bottle of sauvignon blanc at West Vancouver's La Cucina.
Kayak written by Jordan Hall at the rEvolver Festival. Remaining dates May 18, 19, 22, 24, 26. For more information visit upintheairtheatre.com/kayak-vancouver.
The launch of Force Field: 77 Women Poets of British Columbia, edited by Susan Musgrave, will be held Sunday, May 19 at 2 p.m. at the Seymour Art Gallery. Free. Info: mothertonguepublishing. com or seymourartgallery.com.
Down it goes: Demolition is underway at the Trapp +Holbrook building site on Columbia Street in New Westminster.