Archive for June, 2008

Vancouver History: The Buzzer Turns 92

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

You always see it there out of the corner of your eye sitting in its little plastic box mounted by the windows and blowing in the breeze after that one passenger opened the window even though no one else wanted him to. It’s The Buzzer, Metro Vancouver transit’s free publication available on all transit vehicles […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Burnaby Lake Park

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I received an email a while back from someone offering to cover Burnaby Lake Regional Park for the Park Series, which I gladly accepted. The following post is written by Mike from VancouverTrails.com. View Larger Map Home to such animals as Wood Ducks, Blue Herons, Beavers, Eagles, and Canadian Geese, Burnaby Lake is an important […]

Third Tuesday Live Blog: Social Media for Change

Comments 15 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Third Tuesday liveblog from the Network Hub on Richards Street will begin at 7:00pm PT today. Please stay tuned for tonight’s speaker, Joe Solomon: Joe will discuss amazing case studies of how nonprofits and social change makers are using Web 2.0 tools to get the word out and inspire action. Joe will also talk […]

Sapperton Days 2008

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: SqueakyMarmot on Flickr Sapperton Days are back again this year, celebrating a great little heritage neighbourhood in New Westminster. When: Saturday June 21st – Sidewalk Sale, 10am to 4pm and Sunday June 22nd – Street Festival, 11am to 4pm. Where: Between Braid & Sherbrooke Streets on East Columbia, New Westminster How to get […]

Movie Ticket Giveaway – Get Smart and The Love Guru

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update: With the help of my lovely assistant pulling numbers from a virtual hat, this entry wins tickets to Love Guru, and this one wins the Get Smart passes. Thanks to everyone who entered! Emails will now be going out to the winners. Who is free Wednesday night? We certainly aren’t. Having quadruple booked ourselves […]