Archive for June, 2008

What's the Deal with Advertising These Days

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: 604Photos on Flickr Real estate blogger Matthew Collinge first brought this ad (left) to my attention. He asked on his blog, “what is this picture selling?” As Matthew points out in his post, the photo is an ad for a development in Surrey. I’ve noticed this a lot around town lately. The seemingly […]

Vancouver Restaurant Health Standards

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

On Saturday night before taking in the Von Bondies show at Richards on Richards, we walked down into Yaletown for a quick pint. Milestones looked packed so we walked about 200 yards past it and stopped it at another restaurant. As the waitress was pouring John’s Guinness into his glass I noticed something and couldn’t […]

Local and Vancouver Pitch and Putt Golf Guide

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A while back our friend DaveO suggested a grand tour of local and city-run par three golf courses in and around Vancouver. Seeing as how I’ve only played courses in Surrey, and one pitch and putt in Vancouver, I figured this would be an excellent opportunity to play and tell as we go. Here’s a […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Central Park

Comments 1 by Guest Author

The ongoing parks series continues with another generous contribution from Raul who decided to take on Burnaby’s Central Park. View Larger Map Metrics Central Park’s size is 90 hectares. How to get there Easily accessibly by car going south-east on Kingsway, or by Skytrain at Patterson Station. Photo credit: Raul on Flickr Park Use Clearly […]