Archive for June, 2009

Most Grouse Grinds in a Day Record to be Challenged

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Local realtor, and Twitter contact to many, Sebastian Albrecht (@salbrecht) will attempt to break the record for the most successful Grouse Grind climbs in a day on June 22nd. He shares the current record of 12 with Jason Chong however he’s taking it upon himself to break it — and all for a good cause. […]

Albion Ferry For Sale

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Since June 7, 1957 the Albion Ferry has transported passengers for free across the Fraser River and this morning John sent me a link to an ad on Craigslist that appears to be selling off the ferry boats. Photo credit: Stephen Rees on Flickr With the opening of the new Golden Ears Bridge the ferry […]

Bard on the Beach Contest Take Two

Comments 116 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Since my first Bard on the Beach contest was such a smashing success, I’ve teamed up with them once again to offer a special afternoon for a lucky reader and a guest. By leaving a comment on this post you’ll be entered to win two tickets (reserved seats) to The Comedy of Errors presented June […]

Vancouver Canadians Girls of Summer

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Canadians are hoping to increase engagement with the ladies at the baseball diamond with their Girls of Summer campaign. “This year, we have developed an entire marketing strategy that speaks to women who are looking for fun, safe and affordable entertainment experience”, says Andy Dunn, President, Vancouver Canadians. “Whether they are coming to […]

Skateboard Week in Vancouver

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: uncleweed on Flickr It is officially “Skateboard Week in Vancouver” according to a proclamation made by the Vancouver Park Board on behalf of the City. I remember the days when Vancouver outdoor staircases, plazas, fountains, and buildings were being retrofitted with skateboard-proof knobs and bumps. My, how we’ve come a long way. “Skateboarding […]