Archive for September, 2007

Surrey's Reptile Refuge Closes to the Public

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I accompanied my niece’s preschool class to the Surrey Reptile Refuge several years ago. Tucked away off 176 Street it houses reptiles that have been abandoned i.e. that cute little alligator Timmy got for his birthday that soon grew 6 feet thus being too big for the family bathtub. You can view nearly 400 animals […]

Miss604 Poll: Patio Smoking Ban in Vancouver

Comments 23 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update: Vancouver City Council has just approved the tougher anti-smoking law. “The law bans smoking in taxis, bus shelters, on restaurant patios, and within 6 metres of any door, window or air intake on a public building” – News 1130 There was a comedian on Last Comic Standing a few weeks ago who was talking […]

Quick Canucks Update

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A couple items and dates of note as we swing into the pre-season. Training Camp starts tomorrow in Victoria New official jerseys go on sale at the Canucks Store (Gate 6 of GM Place) this Friday. Tickets for the general public (non season ticket holders) go on sale this Saturday. However, on Craigslist you can […]

Yaletown, Day One

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Almost four months ago I signed on with my company, based out of Gastown. I’ve been blogging about my discovery of the neighbourhood ever since. Where to get lunch, what to see and do, and where to get a great sammich. Well yesterday our company moved out of our cramped, non-natural-lighting office space on Abbott […]

Free Hug Day in Vancouver Today

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I wrote about the seeing a couple Free Hug Campaigners outside the art gallery a while ago and it looks as though they’ll be at it again. According to a Facebook group, and Isabella’s blog, today is “Free Hug Day”. Start Time: Monday, September 10, 2007 at 12:00am – End Time: Tuesday, September 11, 2007 […]