Archive for May, 2008

Third Tuesday with Darren Barefoot Live Blog

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Welcome to Third Tuesday at Century Restaurant in Vancouver! The wifi is spotty at best so the majority of this post may not be live. Tonight’s speaker is Darren Barefoot who will be talking about “Getting the Attention of the Web’s Influencers”. Update: Darren introduces his company, Capulet Communications and one of its facets which […]

Apple Store in Pacific Centre Vancouver's New Meet Market

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: Paul Hillsdon on Flickr At 10:00am on May 24th, 2008 Vancouver’s first Apple Store will open its doors in Pacific Centre. More info: – Grand Opening Pacific Centre – Apple Store Grand Opening May 34 – Apple Store Opening May 24 Pacific Centre – Apple Store Vancouver to Open May 24 – H&M […]

Giving Back to the WordPress Community

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

One of the best things about Web 2.0 in my opinion is open source development. Partnered with Creative Commons Licensing, you are often free to build, re-work and share your contributions to an original work through public collaboration. WordPress is a shining example of an open source project, meaning folks are free to build their […]

Vancouver History: City Reflections, the Streetcar Ride of 1907

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It has been over a year since John and I received a preview copy of the 1907 trolley car footage of Vancouver on DVD. The film is the earliest footage of Vancouver and was shot with a hand-crank camera mounted on the front of a B.C. Electric Railway streetcar by William Harbeck of Seattle. Included […]

Vancouver Metblogs Meetup Tomorrow

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

In the summer of 2006 I joined the Metroblogging Vancouver team and over the last few years our network has grown to represent over 50 bloggable cities worldwide. Admittedly my participation has dwindled somewhat however I’m still pretty proud to be a part of this global community.