Archive for May, 2009

Vancouver2010 Uses Doves Song in Commercial

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A while back John told me he heard the song “Pounding” by Doves (who are playing tonight at the Commodore) in the background of a Vancouver 2010 commercial. I tracked down the video that’s posted on their site and he was right. I love the song although I find it a little odd that Vancouver […]

Arthur Erickson Photo Tribute

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday Vancouver lost an icon who helped shape many city skylines. World-renowned architect Arthur Erickson passed away at the age of 84 and included below are some photos I’ve found that capture just some of his influence on our region. Simon Fraser University Photo credit:

Les Miserables and Pre-Show Dining on South Granville

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After we finished our meals my non-smoking husband sat back in his chair and said, “I’m going to need a cigar.” We were enjoying the tastes, sights, and sounds of the New Orleans-style restaurant Ouisi Bistro since it came highly recommended by the good folks I follow on Twitter. Located just two blocks from The […]

Megaphone Magazine Article

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

I was recently asked to submit an opinion piece to Megaphone Magazine, which has now been published in their latest issue. Megaphone comes out every two weeks and is published by the Street Corner Media Foundation (a registered non-profit). It’s actually a very special publication in that it enables those who are homeless or have […]

Stanley Park Pitch and Putt

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Being a golfer over the last dozen years or so I love the driving range and hitting up the big courses however there’s just something relaxing about heading out to the local pitch and putt. Your skill level doesn’t need to be up to par (nor does your wallet need to be stuffed) in order […]