Archive for June, 2009

Tidbits: City of Richmond

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The other day I admitted to getting a bit lost in Richmond. I’m not too familiar with it having only visited landmarks such as Minoru Park, Richmond Centre, Steveston and the Vancouver International Airport. As such I thought I would dig up a few more history tidbits in order to become better acquainted with this […]

I Wantsa Boat Cruise

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last night Wantsa held an event for social media types in order to introduce their brand and offer up some teaser information about their powerful online recommendation engine that’s soon to launch. The evening was organized by one of their latest team members, Colleen Coplick, who is no stranger to the Vancouver new media scene. […]

Father's Day 2009 Giveaway

Comments 75 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo: gilzee on Flickr I’m pleased to announce that I have a Father’s Day Giveaway contest running over the next week (until June 16th) that has four great prizes rolled into one. The giveaway includes a Morton’s cookbook so that you can replicate some of their delicious creations at home. From grilled halibut, to sirloin […]

140conf in New York Next Week

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I was listed as one of the 140 characters for 140conf, a Twitter conference happening next week in New York city. However, due to some tight deadlines that have me running in circles, I had to back out. It pains me to miss this conference as it’s organized by Jeff Pulver and will see a […]

The Morton's Experience

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday evening John and I were invited to dine at Morton’s, the premiere steakhouse experience in Vancouver (and around the world). The staff was great and very knowledgeable as they explained pretty much everything on the main menu. We both ordered appetizers, our cut of meat, and a la carte sides. Our host, Brad, explained […]

The Amazing Hunt 2009

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Over the last five years Bill Lin has been organizing The Amazing Hunt in various communities around the Lower Mainland. He operates private races for corporate or group teambuilding, as well as public races where any pair can sign up to compete. The idea is similar to the hit TV show The Amazing Race although […]