Archive for June, 2008

Metro Vancouver Outdoor Concerts Summer 2008

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Traditionally attending an outdoor concert in Vancouver means packing a garbage bag just in case you need to turn in into an emergency rain poncho. Hopefully this summer will be a bright one as there are so many outdoor events lined up, I’m not even sure I’ll get them all in this post but I’ll […]

Firefox 3 Themes

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve been using Firefox for about four years and they recently unleashed Firefox 3 which touts: Increased security, wicked-fast loading times, heightened security, and new UI improvements, including default themes for different operating systems and new download manager [wiki] not to mention basics like tabbed browsing and spell-checker. I’m a fan of “add-ons” like the […]

Beer in Vancouver and the Canada Cup of Beer

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’m always a huge fan of roadtrips that have a theme. It’s a secret desire of mine to drive across North America finding the “biggest” things ie. biggest easter egg in Vegreville, Alberta or the biggest ball of twine in Minnesota. A while back Metroblogging authors from DC did a Brewpub Tour of Vancouver: VBC […]

Summer Vancouver Charity Event Roundup

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

There is so much going on in Metro Vancouver this summer I thought it would be key to note those that were in support of causes around the region. Photo credit: Sokazo on Flickr Spirit of Stanley Park Last weekend of June, 2008 Entrance to Stanley Park @ English Bay [More Info] No Pants Party […]

Vancouver Canucks Draft Prab Rai of Surrey

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

On Friday I was over at the Strutta event tucked into an office with DaveO while his brother fed us draft updates over the phone. I admit I was much more involved in the processed when the event was held in Vancouver but nevertheless, there were some interesting results. Continuing my Surrey love-fest this morning, […]